Rotator Cuff Repair (Arthroscopic)
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This surgery repairs a tear of the rotator cuff in your shoulder. The rotator cuff is group of muscles and tendons. It holds the head of the humerus in the shoulder socket.
What is arthroscopic rotator cuff repair?
This detailed video explains the entire process of arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, including preparation, correcting issues, and repairing the tear. When the procedure is complete, the openings in your skin are closed. Your arm may be placed in a sling. Your surgeon will give you specific instructions to help your recovery. As your shoulder heals, you may benefit from physical therapy.