Complications of Treatment

Problem: Dislocation
Treatment: Manual popping/physio or Surgery(Bankart repair, reshaping of socket, tighten shoulder capsule)
Complications: Infection, damage to nerves/vessels, recurrent tears of rotator cuff, allergy to implants/drugs etc.

Problem: Bursitis
Treatment: Antiinflammatory drugs, Cortisone injections, Aspiration or Bursectomy
Complications: Infection

Problem: Rotator Cuff Tears
Treatment: Non-surgical(management of symptoms) or Surgical(attachment of tendons to humeral head)
Complications: Nerve Injury
                         Infection
                        
Deltoid Detachment
                        
Stiffness
                        
Tendon Re-tear

 

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~ by pcl4 on August 7, 2008.

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