What Does Shoulder Pain Mean?

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Shoulder arthroscopy is surgery that uses a tiny camera called an arthroscope to examine or repair the tissues inside or around your shoulder joint. The arthroscope is inserted through a small incision (cut) in your skin.


Alternative Names

SLAP repair; Acromioplasty; Bankart; Shoulder repair; Shoulder surgery


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The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that cover your shoulder joint. These muscles and tendons hold your arm in your ball and socket shoulder joint, and...

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