Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty Replacement
Shoulder hemiarthroplasty is a surgical procedure that involves replacing
head (upper arm bone) of the shoulder joint with a prosthetic implant.
procedure is typically recommended for patients with severe shoulder
other conditions that cause significant pain and stiffness in the joint.
some information about shoulder hemiarthroplasty and what patients can
the diagnosis and treatment process.
The symptoms of shoulder arthritis can vary depending on the severity of the
but may include pain, stiffness, swelling, weakness, and limited range of
motion in the
affected shoulder. These symptoms can have a significant impact on daily
quality of life.
Recovery from shoulder hemiarthroplasty can vary depending on the extent of
and the patient’s overall health. Patients will typically need to use a
several weeks to support the shoulder joint and allow for healing. Physical
an important part of the recovery process, as it can help improve strength,
and range of motion in the affected shoulder.
Diagnosis of shoulder arthritis typically involves a physical examination,
history, and imaging tests such as X-rays or MRI scans. These tests can help
healthcare provider determine the extent of the damage to the shoulder joint
a shoulder hemiarthroplasty may be an appropriate treatment option.