The surgeons at Banff Sport Medicine perform shoulder surgeries such as: Anterior and Posterior Stabilization, Laterjet, Subacromial Decompression, and Rotator Cuff Repair.
Banff Mineral Springs Hospital is an ASA level 1-2 hospital in terms of anaesthesia risk, and therefore we may not be able to offer surgery to patients with health issues or those over 60 years of age.
Example Anaesthesia Risk Classification System http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/anesthesia/hic_asa_physical_classification_system.aspx).
Rotator Cuff Repair (small)
Rotator Cuff Repair (large)
We are currently updating all of our shoulder rehabilitation guidelines and are grateful to the Shoulder and Elbow Research Group of Edmonton (SURGE) for permission to use their evidence-based rehabilitation protocols:
All surgical patients must review and follow the Pre-operative Surgery Instructions (orange sheet) which you can find in your surgery information folder.