Total shoulder replacement

Total shoulder replacement

Total shoulder replacement treatment in Jayanagar, Bangalore | PraxisOrthoCare

Total Shoulder Joint Replacement has come to be used for many other painful conditions of the
shoulder, such as different forms of arthritis.

If nonsurgical treatments like medications, activity changes and psychotherapy are no longer helpful for relieving pain and getting the shoulder to get back to it stability., you can be recommended to have to consider total shoulder joint replacement surgery. In a healthy shoulder, the rotator cuff muscles help position and power the arm during range of motion.

Total Shoulder Joint Replacement procedure:

Total shoulder replacement treatment in Jayanagar, Bangalore – In shoulder replacement surgery, the damaged parts of the shoulder are removed and replaced with artificial components.

How to determine if you are a fit candidate for total shoulder replacement surgery:

  • If you have a completely torn rotator cuff that cannot be repaired, this is a severe situation to get the surgery done.
  • If unfortunately your previous shoulder replacement did not go successful.
  • A complex fracture of the shoulder joint.
  • A chronic shoulder dislocation.
  • Severe shoulder pain and difficulty lifting your arm away from your side or makes it difficult for you to sleep in bed or over your hand over head.
  • A situation of tumor of the shoulder joint can cause you to go for a replacement.
  • Tried other treatments, such as rest, medications, cortisone injections, and physical therapy, that have not relieved shoulder pain.
  • Cuff tear arthropathy can lead you undergo the surgery.

A few points about preparation for the total shoulder replacement surgery:

Your orthopedic surgeon will help you plan and prepare for your shoulder surgery.

  • About four weeks before surgery Become familiar with your shoulder anatomy and shoulder replacement surgery.
  • Prepare questions to ask your doctor, make notes of what instruction doctor gives before he recommends to get the surgery done.
  • Contact friends/family for support
  • Get your home ready for your recovery, allow your cabinets and other stuff to be accessible for you for an easy reach.
  • Manage finances.
  • Check the safety of your home to prevent falls or tripping.

Know about recovery period:

After surgery, your medical team will give you several doses of antibiotics to reduce your risk for infection, and pain medication to keep you comfortable. Inform a family member to keep a track of all your medications as precautionary.  Most patients are able to eat solid food and get out of bed the day after surgery. You will most likely be able to go home on the third or fourth day after surgery.

You can also be prescribed for a basic medication, These are often prescribed for short-term pain relief after surgery.  Pain can be revealed though a few good medications ask your doctor to prescribe them for you.

Here are the few FAQ’s about Shoulder Replacement  by Dr. Sushal ShanthKumar the Best Shoulder Specialist in Jayanagar, Bangalore:

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