Common Shoulder Operations


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Return to functional activities

Work – sedentary job:  as tolerated; manual job:  may need to modify activities for 12 weeks

Driving – 1 week

Swimming – as able

Lifting – as able

Racquet sports – as able

Patient Information Sheet for Arthroscopic Release of Adhesions & Manipulation

This performed by keyhole surgery. Using a small cut at the back of the shoulder and one at the front of the shoulder, the contracted shoulder lining is released using a thermal probe  and the shoulder manipulated to achieve a more normal range of movement.

Arthroscopic Release of Adhesions & Manipulation