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What Are The Chances Of Retearing Labrum After Shoulder Arthroscopy
Just had arthroscopic hip surgery to repair torn labrum, cartilage damage and repair of cam impingement. What is the percentage of further surgery?
Arthroscopic surgery involves looking inside of a joint with a very small camera. The joint is filled with water and the camera is placed into the joint, using small incisions. Most orthopaedic surgeons utilize arthroscopic surgery to treat a variety of conditions, including: meniscal and rotator cuff years, joint infections and inflammation, removal of loose ...Read more
Having surgery for torn rotator cuff, rcr and impingment and cephlad migration of the humeral head. Can the do it arthroscopicly?
Depends: I am concerned from your question that you may have a large rotator cuff tear with some possible involvement of the nerve to the rotator cuff. The ability to repair all tears arthroscopically is based on the level of experience and skill of the surgeon. Ask your surgeon how many rotator cuff tears performed each year and what results are before proceeding. Learn more here: http://theshouldercent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the possible side effects of ACL and meniscus reconstruction surgery using a hamstring graft ?
Several: All surgeries have risks and hip arthroscopy is no different. The usual risks are bleeding, infection, damage to nerves or blood vessels and continued pain. These are all very rare with hip arthroscopy but do exist. After labralrepair, somehips get very stiff and much therapy is needed to restore motion. Damage to the cartilage in the joint can also happen. Talk to your surgeon about these, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the chances of getting arthritis in knee t years after meniscus surgery? What are the symptoms of arthritis in knee?
After hip arthroscopy surgey, what kind of recovery should I expect and is there pt involved? I had a cam impingement and labral tears
Same 4 other surgery: Any surgery has a risks of pain, infection, damage to neurovascular structures or worst of all, failure. In general arthroscopic surgeries have a lower rate of infection than similar open procedures. Arthroscopic surgery provides better visualization with less soft tissue damage. Typically the recovery is faster and there is less pain than with open procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common to have swelling all the down in my foot after having shoulder slap tear repair ,excision, and debridment of the shoulder?
Does position of elbow in the shoulder immobilizer after complete rc tear repair surgery always 90 degrees or dependent on what was done in rc repair?
Yes at about 90 deg-: Rees, as that is most easily the comfortable position in use by majority of us. One can get to bend ; extend easily from there, as one exercises to get full rom back once advised by your surgeon, after healing is completed. Do what you are advised! ...Read more
What are the symptoms of having a meniscus displacement tear of the root? Is surgery the only options? I have slipping and instability of the knee.
Symptoms can vary: Your symptoms can range from nothing to mechanical with or without pain. Mechanical symptoms can present as having a sense of catching or locking as if something is getting stuck. Some can get a sense of instability. Depending on your symptoms and age a variety of interventions can be tried ranging from nonoperative to operative. Based on your symptoms surgery would be recommended. ...Read more
Talk to Orthopedics: In general, arthroscopic surgery has a small risk of bleeding and infection. In addition, there is a very small risk of poor outcomes, adhesions, scar tissue, and local numbness near the surgical sites. These and any other concerns should be addressed when you speak with your surgeon. ...Read more
Had arthroscopic rotator cuff, slap tear and a bicep tendodesis 2wk post op developed severe pain on top of shoulder after using op hand. What is it?
What causes the stiffness and discomfort after arthroscopic knee surgery is done for repairing a torn meniscus?
Causes/severity of post-op swelling of the knee after removal of the stitches and some standing/walking? Torn ACL&meniscus & a fracture were repaired.
Weakness: Not all rotator cuff tears have the same symptoms. Some tears prevent the shoulder from being stable enough to raise the arm up, causing weakness. Other tears cause enough pain to prevent specific motions. Other rotator cuff tears have stabilized in a way that there are very few symptoms and the patient never even knows there is a tear. The diagnosis needs to be individualized with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Pain at night: Shoulder pain associated with limited range of motion or ability to lift arm above the head or away from the side are characteristic. Also, night pain that keeps you up. You may find yourself sleeping in the upright position to alleviate the discomfort. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more
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