Rotator Cuff Surgery: Purpose, Procedure, Risks, Recovery

Rotator cuff is a collective name for the musculoskeletal soft tissue surrounding the shoulder joint. Four muscles viz. Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis along with their tendons are involved in the formation of rotator cuff. Rotator cuff provides strength, stability and mobility to the shoulder joint.

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Arthroscopic Repair of Supraspinatus Tear

History: 80-yr-old lady with severe pain in her left shoulder and inability to raise arm above her head along with extreme pain in the night. Case: The pictures show a full tear of the Supraspinatus which is retracted and the numeral head is visible. The Supraspinatus was arthroscopically repaired by Arthroscopy Specialist in Mumbai, Dr.…

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Shoulder Replacement Surgery – What to Expect?

Though less common than Total Knee Replacement, Shoulder Replacement is just as successful in relieving joint pain. It involves removing the damaged parts and replacing them with artificial components, called prosthesis. The surgery not only relieves you from your unbearable chronic joint pain, but also improves your day-to-day mobility. Let’s have a look at the…

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