Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on arthroscopy of the shoulder.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Physical Therapy Association
Phone: 800-999-2782, ext. 3395
Phone: 800-283-7800 Arthritis Answers
Useful Web Sites
- Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). http://www.niams.nih.gov/hi/topics/shoulderprobs/shoulderqa.htm
This fact sheet from NIAMS provides a detailed and easily understandable overview of the shoulder joint, the associated injuries and diseases, and available treatments.
- Your Orthopaedic Connection. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/
The AAOS provides several online fact sheets and brochures about the shoulder and associated problems. These include: The Shoulder, Shoulder Pain, and Arthroscopy.