Tag: shoulder replacement

7. Arthritis Surgery

Surgery may be considered as part of arthritis treatment when medication is no longer enough to manage your symptoms. The decision to head down the surgical route is a balancing act—you’ll need to consider your current symptoms and level of disability, and weigh them against the potential benefits, risks, and

4. Fluids

Your body is mostly water. Water is essential to life: It transports nutrients, lubricates your joints, keeps body tissues moist, helps digest food, enables the kidneys to remove waste products from the body in urine, and maintains normal blood pressure and circulation. During exercise, water helps keep your body temperature

3. Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is the third-most-common musculoskeletal complaint seen by primary care physicians, and between 16 and 34 percent of the general population have the condition. More than 30 injuries and conditions cause shoulder pain, and most of them begin to develop between the ages of 40 to 60.
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7. Surgical Interventions for Arthritis

urgery may be considered in arthritis treatment when medication is no longer enough to manage symptoms. The decision to head down the surgical route is a balancing act. The patient must consider his or her current symptoms and level of disability and weigh them against the potential benefits, risks, and

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What About Surgery?

If you suffer from arthritis that has reached the stage where your sleep is disturbed by pain, and chronic stiffness and swelling in the affected joint (or joints) is impeding your mobility and/or ability to carry out activities of daily living, you may be a candidate for joint replacement.
The hip

Shoulder Replacement to Ease Pain and Improve Function

Hip and knee replacements are common surgeries for severe pain from osteoarthritis. But if your arthritic pain is in the shoulder, there’s a joint replacement option for you too. In fact, shoulder replacement surgery is on the rise, due in part to a newer replacement option. Until about 10 years

Considering Shoulder Replacement?

Q. Are there different types of shoulder replacement surgery?
A. Shoulder replacement surgery is becoming increasingly common for the treatment of degenerative osteoarthritis (OA). Shoulder replacement surgery was first performed in the United States in the 1950s to treat severe shoulder fractures, but today this procedure is a savior for those

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