Who is a Candidate for Shoulder Arthroscopy?

Who is a Candidate for Shoulder Arthroscopy?

Patients with shoulder pain or limited shoulder function may be candidates for arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Most people who suffer from a shoulder injury and who have not found the relief they need through non-operative treatments may benefit from a minimally invasive surgical procedure.

Our focus is on returning you to your previous normal activity level, whether that be in a sporting activity, work situation or just activities of daily living.

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Non-Surgical Options

Non-Surgical Options

There are some non-operative, conservative options to consider for the treatment of a rotator cuff tear or shoulder instability.

Physical Therapy

Helps the shoulder to regain normal motion and strengthens muscles.

Anti-inflammatory Medications

Decrease swelling in the joint and provide temporary pain relief. Please note, however, that all medications have risks and should only be taken under the direction of Dr. Rogerson.

Ice Packs

Reduce swelling while resting the arm.

If you would like to talk to someone and discuss this life changing surgery, please give us a call.

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