Am I a Candidate for Shoulder Surgery?

Shoulder arthroscopy is typically indicated when non-operative treatment has failed or is contra-indicated for specific injuries. Current indications for shoulder arthroscopy:

  • Full thickness rotator cuff tears or traumatic tears
  • Shoulder impingement that has failed extensive physical therapy and injections
  • Loose bodies
  • Calcific tendinitis that has failed non-operative treatment
  • Acromial clavicular arthritis that has failed non-operative treatment
  • Frozen shoulder that has failed extensive non-operative treatment
  • Biceps tendon tears
  • Labral tears