Shoulder replacement is a very successful procedure that provides pain relief and improved function to millions of people around the globe. However, like any surgery, complications occasionally occur, and infection is one possible complication after shoulder replacement. Since joint replacement involves implantation of prostheses, infection complicating replacement is called Periprosthetic (peri=around, prosthetic=implant) Joint Infection, or … More I Need A Two-Stage Shoulder Reimplantation: What Am I Getting Into?
Shoulder replacement may be the best solution for bad fractures of the upper end of the humerus … More Joint Replacement May Be the Best Solution for Really Bad Shoulder Fractures
All you need to know as a patient if you are contemplating should replacement surgery … More Answers to Common Questions About Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement: The Patient’s Perspective
Most of us know what happens in a heart attack or in a stroke: the blood supply to a segment of the heart or brain gets clogged, leading to tissue damage. You may or may not know that certain regions of the skeleton can also suffer the same process: the blood supply to a segment of the bone is blocked, resulting in a “bone attack”, or a “bone stroke”. … More Avascular Necrosis: When the Shoulder Humeral Head Suffers a Stroke
Joint replacements have proven to be a huge breakthrough in orthopedics. Learn more about the two types of shoulder replacements. … More Shoulder Replacement: Anatomic and Reverse. What is the Difference?