The shoulder is an extremely complex joint, its design enables mobility to the entire upper limb. The many anatomical structures involved in this functional unit and its wide range of mobility are determinants in their ailments.
The improvement of medical means for imaging diagnostic provides us with a very accurate diagnosis of this pathology. The development of the new osteosynthesis materials has opened up the range of options in the treatment of fractures of the proximal end of the humerus. Prosthesis are evolving everyday and these are an alternative for some fractures and severe degenerative problems.
But without a doubt, shoulder arthroscopy is responsible for faster and better postoperative recovery of this joint. Arthroscopy enables optimal visibility causing minimal trauma to the soft tissues. Today it is essential for the treatment of most shoulder injuries. All shoulder surgical techniques associated to a physiotherapy program and advanced recovery, are adapted to each pathology and to each patient. We can achieve spectacular results in intervals of time that until recent time, were unimaginable.