What is Shoulder Arthritis

What is arthritis? Arthritis is a common joint disease caused by loss of the articular cartilage which lines the joint surfaces. In a normal joint, the cartilage is several millimetres thick and very slippery. This means that the joint surfaces can glide smoothly over one another. In an arthritic joint, the joint surfaces become rougher […]

Shoulder dislocations and instability

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, but unfortunately this means that it is particularly prone to dislocation and instability. How does the shoulder become unstable? Although the shoulder is theoretically a ball and socket joint, the socket is extremely shallow. The joint therefore relies heavily on the ligaments and muscles for stability. The labrum […]

3. Arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder

1. What is frozen shoulder 2. How do you treat frozen shoulder 3. Arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder Arthroscopic capsular release is a keyhole operation used to treat frozen shoulder. The aim is to release the tight capsule in order to improve both pain and movement.               When […]