IASO General Clinic: Establishment of a specialized Shoulder and Sports Injury Treatment Office by the 1st Orthopedic Department

IASO General Clinic: Establishment of a specialized Shoulder and Sports Injury Treatment Office by the 1st Orthopedic Department

The 1st Orthopedic Department of IASO General Clinic runs a specialized Shoulder and Sports Injuries office, for the diagnosis and treatment of all shoulder conditions.

The treatment office operates in modern facilities with special medical imaging equipment and devices for assessing shoulder function, for the correct diagnosis of all conditions, degenerative ones or injuries. The exams which are performed consist of:

  • High-resolution MRI of the shoulder in various positions of the shoulder
  • MR arthography
  • Dynamic ultrasound of the shoulder
  • Ultrasound-guided injections into the shoulder and adjacent nerves
  • Dynamic assessment of shoulder mobility with inertial sensors
  • Surface Electromyography

Accurate and timely diagnosis helps in choosing the appropriate treatment method, conservative or surgical. The treatment of most shoulder conditions is conservative, meaning non-surgical and depends on the type of problem. Invasive treatment depends on the type and severity of the condition.  Shoulder conditions are usually treated with shoulder arthroscopy, where by making 2-3 small skin incisions it is possible to suture the injured tendons.  In the case of shoulder arthritis, it is possible to perform shoulder arthroplasty.

The expertise and long experience of the surgical team offer a full range of treatments for patients of all ages, depending on the type and severity of the condition, even in the most complex cases.  The Physicians of the 1stOrthopedic Department are at the forefront of the developments in orthopedic techniques and are pioneers in the latest innovative orthopedic surgeries, offering a comprehensive approach to shoulder conditions.  The 1st Orthopedic Department, headed by Mr. Christos Yiannakopoulos, Orthopedic Surgeon, Assistant Professor of Functional Anatomy and Sports Medicine at the School of Physical Education and Sport Science of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), has received international recognition and offered important research and educational work.

The treatment office operates at IASO General Clinic (37-39 Kifissias Ave, Maroussi), Monday-Friday, by appointment.  Contact Number: 210 6383020.

For more journalistic information: Nancy Christopoulou, IASO Group Commercial & Marketing Department, tel.: 210 6383917, Email: [email protected]

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