Arthroscopy is a super specialty division of orthopedics. Arthroscopic Surgery is also commonly known as” Key hole surgery” and involves a minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat problems of joints with very high accuracy.
Joint replacement is one of the greatest advances of the last century aimed to provide relief from disabling pain and deformities arising as a result of Arthritis.
Orthopaedic sports medicine is an allied branch of arthroscopic surgery which deals with the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries suffered during any type of sports.
The diagnosis and treatment of many types of sports injuries can be provided with the help of Arthroscopic Keyhole Surgery and thus help in early rehabilitation of the sports person with a team work coordination between the surgeons, physiotherapist and the sports trainee.
A large variety of artificial joints are available according to age , bone quality preexisting deformity and instability ,active profile ,expected range of motion and instability .
The list of various treatments in different joints that can be cured /relieved by arthroscopic surgery are as follows-
Advantages of Arthroscopy-