Tag Archive for: Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy

What is shoulder arthroscopy? The arthroscope is a small fiber optic instrument attached to a camera, 3-5 millimeters in size, that can be placed into the shoulder joint.  The athroscope is inserted through a small incisions about the shoulder. This procedure evaluates the entire shoulder joint, including the ligaments, the biceps tendon, the rotator cuff, […]

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Knee Arthroscopy

The doctor and you have decided that the pain in your knee has gotten so severe, and non-surgical management has not helped. After looking at your knee with examinations and various imaging (X-rays, MRI, etc.), you have decided that arthroscopy would help   The knee is a joint made up of three bones: the femur […]

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Elbow Arthroscopy

What is elbow arthroscopy? Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that allows a surgeon to look inside a joint by using small incisions (portals) and instruments the width of a pencil. Most people are aware of knee and shoulder arthroscopy, but the elbow joint has many conditions that can be treated with arthroscopy as well. […]

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