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Adelaide Shoulder Treatment

Adelaide Shoulder Treatment Tired of living with shoulder pain? Targeted treatments are available for your shoulder.  Contact Meet Dr Raymond Yu Dr Raymond Yu – Shoulder Surgeon | Adelaide Dr Raymond Yu is an Australian trained Orthopaedic surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia. He specialises in all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, with a …

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Shoulder pain

Adelaide Shoulder Treatment Tired of living with shoulder pain? Targeted treatments are available for your shoulder.  Contact Meet Dr Raymond Yu Dr Raymond Yu – Shoulder Surgeon | Adelaide Dr Raymond Yu is an Australian trained Orthopaedic surgeon based in Adelaide, South Australia. He specialises in all aspects of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, with a …

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AC Joint Stabilisation

AC Joint Stabilisation What is an AC Joint Stabilisation? The Acromioclavicular or ‘AC’ Joint is supported by several ligaments. The joint itself has little movement, but it actually helps the entire shoulder blade move and rotate. It can get injured from a fall at high speed, such as from a bicycle or horse, or during …

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Keyhole Distal Clavicle Excision

Keyhole Distal Clavicle Excision What is a distal clavicle excision? This keyhole procedure is performed for Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint arthritis and Distal clavicle osteolysis where non-operative treatment has been unsuccessful. Read more about Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis here. This operation involves excising or ‘cutting out’ the diseased joint so that the arthritic ends of bone no …

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Subacromial decompression

Subacromial Decompression What is shoulder impingement? Shoulder impingement refers to a painful limitation in the movement of the shoulder as a result of a combination of an inflamed subacromial bursa, bone spurs under the acromion, and inflamed rotator cuff tendons. Read more about shoulder impingement and bursitis. A subacromial decompression is performed to increase the …

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Biceps tenodesis and SLAP

Biceps tenodesis and SLAP surgery What is a biceps tenodesis? A ‘tenodesis’ refers to a procedure of moving a tendon and attaching it to bone. It is often performed to treat biceps tendinopathy – which is inflammation, tearing and rupture of the biceps tendon in the shoulder. A biceps tenodesis is also indicated to help …

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Arthroscopic Shoulder Release

Arthroscopic Shoulder Release What is a frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder is also known formally as ‘adhesive capsulitis’, and is a painful and debilitating condition. It is a condition characterised by stiffness and pain in an otherwise normal shoulder, with often no identifiable cause for the onset of symptoms. There are certain groups who may be …

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Latarjet

Latarjet Shoulder Stabilisation Surgery What is shoulder instability? Shoulder instability and dislocations occur most commonly from a traumatic event or injury, often in overhead and contact sports, such as AFL. Depending on the direction of force on the shoulder joint, the ball (humeral head) may dislocate from the socket (glenoid) in either a forward or …

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Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilisation

Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilisation What is shoulder instability? Shoulder instability and dislocations occur most commonly from a traumatic event or injury, often in overhead and contact sports, such as AFL. Depending on the direction of force on the shoulder joint, the ball (humeral head) may dislocate from the socket (glenoid) in either a forward or backward …

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Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Total Shoulder Replacement  What is a shoulder replacement? A shoulder replacement is also known as ‘shoulder arthroplasty’, and is an operation that replaces the damaged joint with an implant (also known as a ‘prosthesis’). The types of implants used can either replace part or all of the shoulder joint. A total shoulder replacement involves placing …

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