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Operative Treatment for Adhesive Capsulitis

Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) has been used to treat adhesive capsulitis for many years. This treatment has commonly been described to prospective patients as “stretching the tight capsule” or “breaking up adhesions” within the shoulder joint. Arthroscopic visualization of the glenohumeral joint after this procedure, however, reveals that a MUA does not […]

Capsular Deficiency

Fortunately, capsular deficiency is a rare condition. There is a paucity of literature that deals with soft tissues deficiency in relation to instability. It is more common in revision settings and after thermal capsulorraphy. The soft-tissue deficiency may also include the subscapularis. There are several reasonable surgical options and choices for soft tissue augmentation for […]