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 […]

Frozen shoulder surgery

1. What is frozen shoulder 2. Frozen shoulder treatment 3. Frozen shoulder surgery Frozen shoulder surgery usually involves an arthroscopic capsular release. The aim is to release the tight capsule in order to improve both pain and movement.           When should you consider surgery for frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder is often […]

Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression (ASD)

1.The rotator cuff and subacromial impingement 2.Rotator cuff tears 3. Rotator cuff repair 4. Arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) What are the indications for Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression? Arthroscopic subacromial decompression is used to treat subacromial impingement pain which fails to respond to non-operative measures such as an injection and physiotherapy. The aim is to create more room for […]