A rotator cuff tear can result in nearly constant shoulder pain, even at night! Click over to this infographic about orthopedic care in Marietta to read more facts about rotator cuff tears and other common causes of shoulder pain.
Arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs are a popular way of treating rotator cuff tears however, not all tears can be treated by this method. A number of small incisions are made and a small camera (arthroscope) is inserted to view the tear and surrounding tissue. The repair is done through other tiny incisions with the surgeon using the arthroscope to see the torn tendon on a television monitor as they complete the repair. #rotatorcuffsurgery