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Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Reverse Shoulder Replacement

The shoulder joint is composed of the humerus and the scapula.  Damage to the cartilage at the ends of the bones may necessitate a reverse shoulder replacement.  See the specialists here who are fellowship-trained.

 

Symptoms
  • Dull aching throbbing pain deep in the shoulder
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sharp stabbing “ice pick” pain
  • Weakness in the muscles around the shoulder
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Reduced range of motion
  • Hearing the shoulder joint moving and grinding
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Risk Factors
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Corticosteroid use
  • Certain prescription drug use
  • Previous shoulder trauma