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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic surgeons: Orthopaedic surgeons treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions. When the shoulder is affected, arthroscopy is a common operative solution. Physi ... Read More
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons perform shoulder arthroscopy along with surgical repair. Many surgeons perform shoulder arthroscopy but only a few surgeons focus ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
40 years experience Pain Management
Edema: After the scope there will be some swelling. As a result popping, snapping or clicking may be present. As time passes this will resolve.
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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Air: An arthroscopy introduces a good amount of air and fluid into the surrounding tissues and joint. Motion around the joint after surgery cause the air b ... Read More
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Recent Surgery?: If you just had surgery and are in the early recovery phase this can be entirely normal. We worry more about new squeaking or grinding especially if t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
General or regional: Shoulder arthroscopy may be done under general anesthesia, meaning that you would be completely asleep. It can also be done with nerve block (intersca ... Read More
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Usually general: Usually general in my community. Houston, tx.
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Combination: The usual anesthesia for this procedure is a general. This can be supplemented by a regional block to the shoulder if the procedure indicates this.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knots vs knot-less: To fix a rotator cuff tear arthroscopically, you have to do 3 things. 1: identify the torn cuff. 2: mobilize the torn cuff toinge bone. 3: secure the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
40 years experience Pain Management
Assistance: You would benefit from having help available the first several days after the arthroscopy. Depending on how much work is done on the shoulder the amo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Keep clean: Shower using soap ; water, no bath tub. Also putting rubbing alcohol on them can help. Leave open 2 the air also. Those r my instructions but check wi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It means an examina-: tion of the inside of a shoulder joint. Its done for diagnosing and treatment of shoulder problems. It requires a General Anesthetic and is done in a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
40 years experience Pain Management
MRI findings: The MRI or mr arthrogram is usually done before considering performing an arthroscopy. This will show certain pathology that may be amendable to surgi ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends......: Typically the decision for surgery is made by most patients when the level of pain and debility is no longer tolerable despite allowing the appropriat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Clarification needed: Do you mean to prevent the need for surgery? Or pre-operatively? To prevent surgery I have personally used prolotherapy to help my patients avoid sur ... Read More

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