What is Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Clearwater
Shoulder Arthroscopy also know as Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Clearwater is a minimally invasive procedure where a camera is used through small incisions to fix or diagnose painful problems within the shoulder. These procedures may include, rotator cuff repair, labral repair, long head of the biceps tendon re-attachement, acromio-clavicular joint reconstruction, multi-directional instability stabilization. The advantage of performing these procedures through smaller incisions, as opposed to the traditional large open surgeries, is less pain and quicker return to activity.
What causes a torn shoulder ligament?
A shoulder ligament tear can happen through years of overuse or one isolated traumatic occurrence. Common causes are:
- Overuse during sports or overhead activity
- Traumatic Injury
- Repeated motions again and again
- Lack of Blood Supply
- Falling on your shoulder
- Heavy Lifting
What are the Symptoms of a Torn Shoulder Ligament or Tendon
Shoulder tears can be painful and debilitating. Symptoms of a torn shoulder ligament are:
- Severe Pain, often sudden
- Weakness or Tenderness
- Limited motion or movement
- Instability or a feeling of looseness at the joint