Torn tendons, severe dislocations, tendonitis, and tendinosis can all be cause for rotator cuff surgery.  Learn more about rotator cuff injuries and what type of surgery may be required. About Your Rotator Cuff Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles, tendons, and cartilage that surround your shoulder joint, giving it stability and allowing it…

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Your hands and wrists are made up of several bones, ligaments and tendons that work together to perform smooth movements. Trauma or illnesses that affect these joints can cause severe pain and restrict your abilities.   Strains, tears and other injuries to bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments can lead to hand and wrist pain…

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Arthroscopy allows orthopedic surgeons to more accurately diagnose and treat knee injuries. According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, more than 4 million knee arthroscopies are performed every year worldwide. Reasons for Knee Arthroscopy Surgeons use diagnostic arthroscopy to examine knee injuries as closely as possible without invasive surgery—which could cause further trauma…

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Physicians can treat joint injuries through the use of arthroscopy. If your pain does not subside following noninvasive treatments, you may need arthroscopy to repair your injury. Arthroscopy is a type of procedure that orthopedic surgeons use to repair problems inside a joint. The word arthroscopy comes from two Greek words, “arthro” (joint) and “skopein”…

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