Following are the shoulder replacement surgery facts:
1- Surgery is the best option if your pain is very bad, you can barely move your arm and shoulder, and other treatments haven’t helped.
2- After surgery, your shoulder movement may be less than normal, But it will help in pain relief so that patient can do routine activity easily.
3- Artificial shoulder joints usually last 10 to 15 years. You may need to have surgery again if the joint wears out.
4- You’ll need several weeks of physical therapy to get the best use of your new joint.
5- Many patients can manage osteoarthritis pain with medicine and other treatments that don’t involve surgery.
MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 10 Year Experience