Shoulder Injuries

This condition is an AC Joint Dislocation on the right shoulder. An AC Joint Dislocation
can be due to a fall or accident and usually requires surgery depending on the
grade/severity of dislocation.

Shoulder Surgery

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Lateral Decubitus

This is a preferential position used during surgery

Meet Dr Strobos

An Orthopaedic Surgeon in Johannesburg who specializes in shoulders. Dr Strobos is
renowned for the pride he takes in his work and his ability to strive for perfection
with every shoulder he treats.

Exercises & Rehab

After your shoulder surgery, you will need to do physiotherapy. The
physiotherapy will depend on the kind of surgery you had.

Techniques, Publicationand Designs byDr PJJ Strobos

Telephone: 011 794 9936/7
Fax: 011 794 9938

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The Leading Orthopaedic Specialist

Dr. PJJ Strobos qualified at the University of Pretoria. He then specialized in Orthopaedics at the University of the Free State. He is in private practise from 1998 and from 2002 he has worked at the Wilgeheuwel Hospital. He has developed a special interest in shoulder surgery especially in arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Dr. Strobos is an international presenter and has done extensive research on rotator cuff repairs that has been presented internationally.

Lateral Decubitus

To achieve the lateral decubitus position for shoulder arthroscopy, the patient is placed laterally on a standard operating table with the operative shoulder exposed vertically.

Anchors and Sutures

Dr Strobos designed his own anchors that is used during rotator cuff surgery. The anchors Dr Strobos designed is a 7mm anchor – compared to the standard 4 or 5mm anchors.

Research & Publications

Dr. Strobos has operated on more than 12 000 shoulders since he started his practice in 1998.

Shoulder Injuries & Problems

See the relevant details of the various shoulder injury types.

Shoulder Surgery

Learn more about Arthroscopic and open surgeries.

Operation Preparation

All you need to know prior to booking your surgery.

Operation Rehab

Rehab is operation specific. Please follow the link below and then select the applicable diagnosis for details on its operational

Arthroscopic & Open Surgery

Arthroscopic or open surgery is performed as determined by the nature of the injury.

News & Updates

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients With OS Acromiale

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients With OS Acromiale

OS Acromiale has been reported in up to 15% of the general population. Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty (RTSA) increases deltoid tension, which could potentially lead to excessive stress on a pre-existing os acromiale. The purpose of this study was to determine the...

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