If you are suffering from severe shoulder pain and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis or injury, your doctor may recommend total shoulder replacement. This procedure can relieve your pain and restore your mobility. This surgery has an excellent success rate, and new surgical techniques are making the surgery even more effective. If you take this route,…

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Knowing what to expect and making preparations beforehand can help your shoulder surgery recovery proceed smoothly. After total shoulder replacement surgery, you are required to wear a sling for up to four weeks. You will likely be able to come out of the sling during physical therapy after two weeks. Most patients return to normal mobility after…

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Depending on the degree of damage you may have in your shoulder, reverse total shoulder replacement surgery may be the better option over a standard shoulder replacement. As your body ages, your shoulder becomes more susceptible to damage from arthritis, an increase in shoulder pain, and a decrease in your range of motion. If surgical…

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