Shoulder replacement surgery is usually recommended to patients who fail to experience adequate relief from shoulder pain using conservative treatments. Pain, whether it’s from a problematic rotator cuff or osteoarthritis, can be very restricting. During shoulder replacement surgery, the doctor Read More
Shoulder Replacement Surgery
What Will Physical Therapy Look Like After a Reverse Shoulder Replacement?
Thanks to new medical technologies and surgical methods, shoulder replacement surgery is now more successful than ever before. The relatively new method of reverse shoulder replacement can give you a perfectly functioning shoulder even if you have severe shoulder arthritis that has severely damaged Read More
What are some of the hardest orthopedic surgeries to recover from?
Many people hesitate when it comes to orthopedic surgery due to fears of a lengthy, difficult, and painful recovery. When you go into treatment, what you want is to be free of the pain and other symptoms that you are experiencing. Truthfully, there are some orthopedic surgeries that are challenging Read More
What does recovery look like after a reverse shoulder replacement?
Patients considering reverse shoulder replacement surgery may be concerned about what recovery looks like. Reverse shoulder replacement usually requires at least one overnight stay in the hospital and several weeks of recovery. Here’s what you can expect after surgery. In The Recovery Room When Read More
Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Replacement Surgery
While surgery is never the preferred option for anyone, it can sometimes be the only viable and effective solution. When this applies, it is best to seriously consider surgery instead of shrugging it off. If you severely injure or damage your shoulder, or have found conservative treatments do not Read More
How Does Reverse Shoulder Replacement Work?
Shoulder pain can be caused by many factors but is most common as a result of a sports injury or from a medical condition, such as arthritis. Baseball players, tennis players and swimmers, who perform a lot of repetitive overhead movements with their arms, are more susceptible to shoulder Read More
Treatments for Rotator Cuff Problems
If you are active in sports or work in a profession that requires constant and repetitive motions of the shoulder, chances are high you have at one time injured your rotator cuff. Injuries to your rotator cuff can range from slight inflammation to tears. With a partial tear, the tendon may be torn Read More