Arthroscopy is a procedure performed to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera. The procedure is minimally invasive and can be carried out through....
Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth, low-friction movement of the joints. If the cartilage becomes damaged by disease or injury, the tissues around the joint become inflamed, causing pain. When the joint is severely damaged....
The objectives of fracture management include bleeding control, reduction and stabilization of the fractured bones in the correct position, prevention of infection and ischemic injury (bone death), and ensuring that the injured area heals well and returns to function.
Jeffrey R. Jaglowski MD, MBA, MSc is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and hip, and treats most other orthopedic related injuries and conditions. He chairs the Jaglowski Orthopedic Institute at Orthopedic Specialists of Texas in Houston, TX.
Dr. Jaglowski offers advanced surgical treatment options and individualized care to achieve the best possible outcomes.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee and is commonly injured during sports activities. ACL reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee with a new ACL tissue graft usually obtained from your own body.
Rotator cuff repair is a surgery to repair an injured or torn rotator cuff, a group of muscles that surround the shoulder joint and enable various movements. The procedure can be performed in a minimally invasive manner with the help of an arthroscope, a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera.
Total knee replacement, also called total knee arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the worn out or damaged surfaces of the knee joint are removed and replaced with artificial parts. It may be performed to treat advanced arthritis or injury.
Shoulder replacement surgery is mostly performed to relieve symptoms of severe shoulder pain and disability due to arthritis. In this procedure, the damaged articulating parts of the shoulder joint are removed and replaced with artificial prostheses.
Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the damaged cartilage and bone are removed from the hip joint and replaced with artificial components. The main indication for total hip replacement is arthritis.
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