What can I expect with shoulder arthroscopic surgery?
- Posted on: Aug 30 2020
Are you an athlete that regularly participates in sports that involve overhead throwing? Are you experiencing pain and discomfort from an injury in the shoulder area? Do you want to find a solution to your discomfort with a long-term option instead of masking symptoms with over-the-counter pain medications? If this sounds like you, and you live in the Long Island area, we encourage you to book an appointment at Orthopedic Associates of Long Island to discuss shoulder surgery. Our doctors perform shoulder surgery with arthroscopic techniques for a more minimally-invasive alternative to traditional surgeries performed.
What is arthroscopic shoulder surgery?
Arthroscopic should surgery is a common procedure that can effectively treat a variety of different shoulder injuries and problems. The arthroscopic surgery uses an arthroscope, which is a long instrument that has a tiny camera at the end. A very small incision is made around the shoulder area in which the arthroscope and tiny instruments are inserted. The arthroscope sends video to a monitor which allows the doctor to see inside the human body. The instruments are inserted and used to complete the procedure while reducing the size of incision, reducing pain and discomfort, and ensuring faster and more effective recovery following surgery.
Why choose arthroscopic shoulder surgery?
The arthroscope makes it easier than ever for patients to have shoulder procedures performed safely and effectively without making large incisions in the shoulder. This makes it a highly desirable alternative to conventional surgeries provided by other orthopedic surgeons. The arthroscopic approach to shoulder surgery ensures accuracy and precision during the surgery. Patients find that they recover faster and experience less scarring and reduced risk of infection through arthroscopic shoulder surgery, making it the best course of action for patients requiring surgical repair.
Contact our team of professionals today to learn about surgical solutions
If you live in the Long Island area and are concerned that you might need surgery for your shoulder, it’s a smart idea to call Orthopedic Associates of Long Island at (631) 689-6698 to request a consultation appointment at any one of our seven convenient locations throughout the community. We welcome new and current patients to our practice.
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