Arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive procedure using special cameras and equipment to examine, analyze and treat problems inside of a joint. Surgeons insert tiny cameras though a small incision to evaluate and repair knee, shoulder, hip, wrist and elbow joints. Though the use of special equipment, the surgeon can repair the patient’s joint with less pain and a faster recovery time than traditional surgeries. Arthroscopy is usually recommended for patients who are not responding to non-surgical efforts.
Arthroscopy can be used to repair: