What can be treated with arthroscopy?
Arthroscopy is used to treat a large variety of injuries, it could help to treat torn ligaments, reconstruct the ACL on the knee, remove lose bone, rotator cuff surgery, among others.
How long will I stay at the hospital after surgery?
This is a same day procedure. Most patients are able to go home after 90 minutes or four hours from surgery.
When can I return to work?
This depends on the procedure was done. Patients can return to sedentary working environments relatively quickly. We suggest consulting our top orthopedists to better understand how much time will you need to recover.
Are arthroscopies painful?
Surgery is done under local or general anesthesia, during procedure you won’t feel any pain, however, you could experience some mild soreness after the arthroscopy is over. Doctors normally prescribe pain medication and may advise you to place some ice over the joint.