Shoulder Replacement Facts

Shoulder Replacement Surgery Facts

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.


Dr.Lalit Modi

MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Gold Medalist,
Knee, Hip & Shoulder Specialist 15+ Year Experience
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