Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used for diagnosing and treating joint problems. During Arthroscopy, a surgeon makes a small incision and inserts a narrow tube with a fiber optic video camera attached to one end of the tube. The video camera transmits the view inside your joint to a high-definition video monitor.
With Arthroscopy, surgeon get inside view of your joint without making a large incision and can even repair some types of joint damage, with pencil-thin surgical instruments inserted through additional small incisions.
Why is Arthroscopy done:
Arthroscopy helps diagnose and treat a variety of joint conditions, most commonly those affecting the:
Conditions treated with arthroscopy include:
Arthroscopy is a very safe procedure and risks and complications are uncommon. Problems may include:
At Citizens Bone & Joint, we specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, surgical and non-surgical treatment of problems impacting the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons. The specialty covers a gamut of services including Joint Replacement Surgery, Spine Surgery, Arthroscopy (keyhole) Surgery, Limb Reconstruction Procedures, Complex Trauma, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Complete Rehabilitation Program.
We offer comprehensive Bone & Joints treatment for adult and orthopedic patients of all ages
Bone & Joints
Orthopedics involves diagnosis of any kind of injury or disorder; medication, surgery or any other form of treatment; rehabilitation through exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function; and preventive care with regards to the muscular skeletal system.