Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Centers

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Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgery Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgery
Specialities

Shoulder

Shoulder Anatomy :: Rotator Cuff Tear :: Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Arthroscopy :: Frozen Shoulder :: Shoulder Joint Replacement

Normal Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint

How does the Shoulder joint work?
Find out more in this web based movie.

Normal Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint
Arthroscopy of the Knee Joint  

Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear.

Find out more about Rotator Cuff Tear from the following links.

Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tear Rotator Cuff Tear

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement is also called as swimmer's shoulder, tennis shoulder, or rotator cuff tendinitis. It is the condition of inflammation of the tendons of the shoulder joint caused by motor vehicle accidents, trauma, and while playing sports such as tennis, baseball, swimming and weight lifting.

Find out more about Shoulder Impingement from the following links.

Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Impingement Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into the shoulder joint. The benefits of arthroscopy are smaller incisions, faster healing, a more rapid recovery, and less scarring. Arthroscopic surgical procedures are often performed on an outpatient basis and the patient is able to return home on the same day.

Find out more about Shoulder Arthroscopy from the following links.

Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Arthroscopy Shoulder Arthroscopy

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is the condition of painful shoulder limiting the movements because of pain and inflammation. It is also called as adhesive capsulitis and may progress to the state where an individual may feel very hard to move the shoulder.

Find out more about Frozen Shoulder from the following links.

Frozen Shoulder
Frozen Shoulder Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder Joint Replacement

Shoulder joint replacements are usually done to relieve pain and when all non-operative treatment to relieve pain have failed.

Find out more about Shoulder Joint Replacement from the following links.

Shoulder Joint Replacement
Shoulder Joint Replacement Shoulder Joint Replacement

Streaming Videos

Interactive web based movies (click on the desired topic to find out more)

Shoulder Anatomy Shoulder Anatomy Shoulder Impingement Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Arthroscopy Shoulder Arthroscopy Shoulder Joint Replacement Shoulder Joint Replacement
Rotator Cuff Tear Rotator Cuff Tear Shoulder Instability Shoulder Instability
Frozen Shoulder Frozen Shoulder    

Click on the topics below to find out more from the Orthopaedic connection website of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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