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Shoulder Pain Relief: Surgical Options

Shoulder Pain Relief: Surgical Options

Most people will not need shoulder surgery, but in many cases, surgery may be effective in minimizing or eliminating your shoulder pain when other treatment methods have failed.
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How Do I Know If I Need Shoulder Surgery?

How Do I Know If I Need Shoulder Surgery?

That's a question you and your doctor will have to answer together.
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Questions To Ask About Your Shoulder Pain

Questions To Ask About Your Shoulder Pain

Here's a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor when discussing your shoulder pain.
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What Is Causing My Shoulder Pain?

What Is Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Your shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. The ball portion of the joint consists of the rounded head of the upper arm bone (humerus), and the socket portion is made up of a depression (glenoid) in the shoulder blade.
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Shoulder Pain Relief: Nonsurgical Options

Shoulder Pain Relief: Nonsurgical Options

When it comes to relieving shoulder pain, there are many different treatment options.
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Treating Shoulder Pain With Surgery

Treating Shoulder Pain With Surgery

Most people will not need shoulder surgery, but in many cases, surgery may be effective in minimizing or eliminating your shoulder pain when other treatment methods have failed.
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What Are The Risks Of Shoulder Surgery?

What Are The Risks Of Shoulder Surgery?

Shoulder replacements have been highly successful for years.
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When Is Shoulder Surgery Not Appropriate?

When Is Shoulder Surgery Not Appropriate?

Even though shoulder surgery may be an effective way to minimize or eliminate shoulder pain, your doctor may decide that shoulder replacement surgery is not appropriate for you.
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How Is Shoulder Surgery Performed?

How Is Shoulder Surgery Performed?

shoulder replacement surgery is the same idea as having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts are installed in their places.
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Questions To Ask Before Shoulder Surgery

Questions To Ask Before Shoulder Surgery

Here's a list of questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor before your shoulder surgery.
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Day Of Shoulder Implant Surgery: A Timeline

Day Of Shoulder Implant Surgery: A Timeline

Shoulder replacement surgery is the same idea as having most things fixed—worn parts are taken out, and new parts are installed in their places.
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Questions When Considering Shoulder Surgery

Questions When Considering Shoulder Surgery

Here are some questions that may be helpful to ask your doctor when considering shoulder surgery.
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Preparing For Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Preparing For Shoulder Replacement Surgery

If you and your surgeon decide that total shoulder replacement is right for you, a date will be scheduled for your surgery.
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Making Your Home 'Recovery Ready'

Making Your Home 'Recovery Ready'

A little time spent getting your home ready before your surgery can make a big difference in your recovery.
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What Happens After My Shoulder Surgery?

What Happens After My Shoulder Surgery?

Rehab begins quickly.
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What Are Zimmer Shoulder Implants Made Of?

What Are Zimmer Shoulder Implants Made Of?

As you'd expect, orthopedic implants are very high tech
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Tips For When You're At Home

Tips For When You're At Home

It's very important that you follow your surgeon's instructions.
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How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

How Soon Can I Get Back To Normal Activities?

In the months following your shoulder surgery, you'll most likely be advised to take it easy and modify your positioning to keep pressure off of your shoulder.
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How Can I Help My Replacement Shoulder Last?

How Can I Help My Replacement Shoulder Last?

The longevity of prosthetic shoulders varies from patient to patient.
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