Shoulder Joint Arthroscopy
Reattachment of torn tendons
Illustration 1 • Torn tendons above shoulder joint and srew that reattaches the tendon to the bone
Illustrations 2-5 • Reattachment and suture of torn tendon to bone
A rotator cuff tear denotes the tearing of tendons off of the bone insertion, which leads to pain when lifting the arm. This condition cannot heal by itself and needs to be treated surgically. Smaller tendon tears can be treated arthroscopically.