Joint Clinics

Zulekha Hospital Shoulder Clinic is a dedicated facility providing a range of medical services for all forms of shoulder problems through traditional treatment options. Shoulder pain is common and is the symptom of many diagnoses in the joint, making the exact diagnosis and treatment of the shoulder pain a challenge for the practitioners.

Shoulder pain develops due to the day to day wear and tear, overuse, an unfortunate injury or the natural process of ageing. They may be a result of a fall on an outstretched arm, a direct blow to the shoulder or abnormal twisting or bending of the shoulder. Shoulder pain can start gradually and over time, may result in the restriction of the movements hampering day to day routine activities.

The common shoulder pathologies are:

  • Recurrent shoulder dislocations
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Biceps tendon pathologies
  • Nerve entrapments resulting in pain and muscle weakness around the shoulder
  • Frozen shoulder resulting in the pain and restriction of the movements in the shoulder
  • Primary and secondary arthritis in the joint

Benefits of our Shoulder clinic include:

  • An assessment from a fellowship trained shoulder specialist
  • A quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Surgery for those who may benefit from surgery

Procedures performed include:

  • Arthroscopic capsule labral repair and Remlissage procedure to prevent shoulder instability
  • Latarjet procedure
  • Arthroscopic Rotator cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic SLAP repair / Biceps Tenodesis
  • Arthroscopic Arthrolysis for release of the tight capsule ligamentous structure in Frozen shoulder
  • Arthroscopic assisted Acromioclavicular joint stabilization
  • Arthroscopic assisted tendon transfers and superior capsular reconstruction for irreparable rotator cuff tears
  • Fixation of the Proximal humerus fractures
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
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