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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Arthroscopic Surgery (Definition)

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


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What to do after wrist arthroscopy?

What to do after wrist arthroscopy?

Wrist arthroscopy: Depending upon the operation done your surgeon will have certain do s and don'ts. For example after a diagnostic scope perhaps you will move right away but after a reconstruction of a ligament or cartilage you will be immobilized. Talk to your surgeon but gentle finger motion, elevation and ice are generally used initially. Follwed by motion and therapy as needed. ...Read more

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Would my wrist ever be 100% after wrist arthroscopy?

Generally do well: It depends on what they find during the arthroscopy. Most of the patients do extremely well after this surgery good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: wrist arthroscopy?

Minimally invasive: A diagnostic and therapeutic way to treat the wrist. Utilizing a small camera (endoscope) the joint space between the radius and carpal bones can be evaluated through several small ports. Various instruments can then be used to debride synovitis, evaluate and treat ligament tears. The minimally invasive procedure leaves little incisions and quick recoveries. ...Read more

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Can wrist arthroscopy surgery hurt?

Can wrist arthroscopy surgery hurt?

Yes: While less invasive and less painful post operatively than an open procedure there is a period of post op pain associated with the procedure. Level of pain depends on the type of procedure performed. ...Read more

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I had wrist arthroscopy in february, but still have a lot of pain. Is this normal?

I had wrist arthroscopy in february, but still have a lot of pain. Is this normal?

It depends...: Wrist arthroscopy can be performed for a variety of disorders, such as arthritis, ligament injury, or bony pathology. Sometimes, wrist arthroscopy can be employed as a "minimally invasive" technique for diagnosing various wrist ailments. ...Read more

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I had wrist arthroscopy 3 days ago. The swelling went down some yesterday but today is more pronounced. Should i be concerned? How long does it last?

I had wrist arthroscopy 3 days ago. The swelling went down some yesterday but today is more pronounced. Should i be concerned? How long does it last?

Wrist A,scopy: The swelling may take a week to resolve completely you should be concerned if your pain is increased, redness appears , it gets hot or you are running fever. ...Read more

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What to expect after wrist arthroscopy?

Much depends upon: What the conditions that are being treated are and what occurs post operative can be early rom to prolonged immobilization. Sorry to say but the best answer is to specifically talk to your surgeon about what the possible post operative regimen will be based upon the possible findings and what is done https://twitter.Com/drwint. ...Read more

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To what extent does a wrist arthroscopy cost?

Variable: Depends on the type of injury within the wrist leading to the need for arthroscopy. Obviously different types of injury require different modes of treatment through the scope and will effect the cost. Other variables include type of anesthesia and location of the procedure, i.e..Hospital vs. Surgical center. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Will my wrist ever be 100% better after a wrist arthroscopy?

Will my wrist ever be 100% better after a wrist arthroscopy?

Depends: sometimes you can be 100% better after undergoing a period of physical therapy. if your problem was a TFCC tear, we call that the low back pain of the wrist so you could be doing something and the pain could start all over again. just have to be mindful of that and try to avoid activites that might retrigger the pain. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Arthroscopy (Definition)

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


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Arthroscopy (Definition)

A diagnostic and therapeutic way to treat the wrist. Utilizing a small camera (endoscope) the joint space between the radius and carpal bones can be evaluated through several small ports. Various instruments can then be used to debride synovitis, evaluate and treat ligament tears. The minimally invasive procedure leaves little ...Read more