Shoulder injuries like rotator cuff injury, bursitis, ligament injury, tendonitis, etc., can be corrected by an arthroscopy through a minimal incision. Shoulder dislocation needs open shoulder surgeries. Types of shoulder surgeries are rotator cuff repair, fracture repair, torn labrum surgery, shoulder arthritis surgery, and shoulder arthroscopy.
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Query: Hi doctor, Four months before, I was diagnosed with P. acnes infection. It resulted from a shoulder stabilization 12 months earlier. I have had two surgeries for this. One to take the biopsies which diagnosed the infection and another to remove the sutures and clean out the shoulder joint. My surge... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your surgeon should have removed the anchors in your first surgery as they are a possible contamination source. But, three months on antibiotics with no complete cure is too much time as most patients resolve in a few weeks. I suggest that you take another bone biopsy a... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, After I fell from my bike, sometimes, I have a little pain in my shoulder. I feel my shoulder is loose. I got an MRI of the shoulder done, and I am attaching the reports. Can I try physiotherapy for the pain? Or do I need to get a surgery? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The MRI film is more helpful than a report on its own. You reported a fall from the bike a few months ago, but you describe little as to what happened immediately after the injury. I nee... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I had a labrum tear. I had shoulder surgery done a month ago. They repaired the tissues back into place. My cousins have planned for a trip to the beach next month. The doctor has advised me to take off the sling that week. I do not know if I can go with them soon after removing the slin... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you recently had surgery on the shoulder (I guess it is arthroscopic Bankart repair). In any case, I would not restrict you from going to the occasion. However, I generally advise my patients not to lift the arm or rotate the arm outwards for a min... Read Full »