Arthroscopy to Repair Ligament, Muscle and Tendon Tears

Orthopedics and Joint Replacement at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Orthopedic surgeons at The Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore specialize in treatment options for the surgical repair of upper extremity conditions. Mercy offers surgical expertise in arthroscopy, open reduction internal fixation, open repair and arthroplasty

What is Arthroscopy?

Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure during which a camera, light and surgical instruments are inserted through tiny incisions. Orthopedic surgeons perform arthroscopy to examine and treat joint conditions. Arthroscopy can be performed on the shoulder, elbow and wrist to treat ligament, tendon, muscle, cartilage and bone injuries.  

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Who should receive Arthroscopy?

Arthroscopy may be the beneficial for patients who have the following shoulder, elbow or wrist conditions:

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When is Arthroscopy the best option?

Arthroscopy can be the best treatment option for:

  • Repair and reconstruction of ligament, tendon, muscle and cartilage tears in the shoulder, elbow and wrist
  • Debribement, or removal, of loose bodies, bone spurs or bone chips in the shoulder, elbow or wrist joints
  • Shoulder stabilization