Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Shoulder replacement surgery is a surgical procedure done to remove the damaged areas of the shoulder and replacing them with artificial or man-made joints called a prosthesis. It is commonly known as shoulder joint replacement surgery.

The treatment options are either to replace only the head of the humerus bone, or replacement of both the ball as well as the socket.

We, at Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, have one of the best orthopedic teams in Hyderabad who have years of experience in successfully treating patients with shoulder related problems and giving them the best suitable treatment making us one of the top hospitals in India.

Why is it performed?

Shoulder replacement surgery is performed to relieve pain and improve the mobility of the shoulder. An individual is eligible for a shoulder replacement if they are suffering from severe arthritis or a fracture in the shoulder joint. We, at Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad give the best care and treatment to our patients. With the help of our experienced and dedicated team, we give the best results to our patients.

Shoulder Replacement Procedure

There are various types of shoulder surgery treatment procedures such as:

  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: It is a procedure in which the normal ball and socket present in the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder’s center of rotation is reversed to create a more stable joint.
  • Rotator Cuff Repairs: It is a procedure to operate the damaged part of the rotator cuff and to clean and reattach any torn or damaged tendons present in the shoulder.
  • Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Repair: This surgery is to relieve the pain and restore function in the affected area by removing the damaged end of the clavicle bone.

Depending on the patient’s condition one of these shoulder repair surgeries is performed.

We at Yashoda Hospitals Hyderabad provide the best treatments to people suffering from shoulder injuries in extreme conditions like a bad fall, trauma, fracture, or severe arthritis. We have helped our patients recover efficiently by giving them the best combination of treatment to heal as early as possible. We have become one of the top hospitals in India by providing excellent services in the field of orthopedic.

Risks & complications

Shoulder replacement surgery has a high success rate but since it is a surgical procedure there are some of the risk and complications involved with it such as:

  • Risk of stroke or heart attack
  • Pneumonia
  • Blood clot
  • Damage to adjacent nerves and blood vessels
  • Infection
  • Stiffness in the shoulder

Recovery period

Complete recovery may take up to 4 to 6 months, depending on the size of the tear among other factors.

 Facilities at Yashoda Hospitals

Yashoda Hospitals is one of the top hospitals that provide integrated care, diagnosis, and treatment to its patients with a specialized orthopedic department in Hyderabad. We treat a wide range of shoulder injuries that affect the movement of the shoulder, through a systemic approach. Our team has years of experience in all types of shoulder surgery and we promise world-class care in the state. Our dedicated and holistic approach makes us one of the top hospitals in India. We are one of the first centers in Hyderabad to work 24/7. We treat our patients with minimal and affordable surgery costs at our hospital in Hyderabad. We also make sure that all our patients have an easy post-surgery experience.

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