Total Shoulder Replacement

Improving Range of Motion After a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Improve ROM

A Total Shoulder Replacement, also known as arthroplasty, is performed when traditional rehab has been unsuccessful at managing pain or maintaining function of the shoulder.  This procedure is often used to correct joint damage created by osteoarthritis, rotator cuff diseases, or even a shoulder fracture. The overall goal of shoulder arthroplasty is to restore function …

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Scar Management After a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Scar Management

When you’re mentally preparing yourself for a Total Shoulder Replacement surgery, chances are the last thing on your mind is the scar. But, once you’re on the other side of the surgery, you’ll be eyeing that angry red line wondering how bad it’s going to look come swimsuit season.  Have no fear! You’ll be showing …

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How to Prepare for a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

How to Prepare for a Total Shoulder Replacement - A Helpful Guide

Preparing for any type of surgery is nerve-wracking. In addition to the pain you’re dealing with,you have the added stress of making doctor appointments, arranging post-operative therapy and home care, and gathering the necessary supplies you need for recovery. Nothing helps calm pre-surgery jitters like feeling prepared. Here’s a quick guide to everything you need …

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8 Helpful Tips for Sleeping After a Total Shoulder Replacement

8 Helpful Tips for Sleeping After a Total Shoulder Replacement

Life is no fun when you’re not getting enough sleep. A lack of sleep has negative effects on every aspect of our lives. Trying to sleep after having a total shoulder replacement is painful and nearly impossible.  Not only is a lack of sleep annoying and disruptive, but it also slows down the body’s natural …

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What to Expect the First Week After a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

What to Expect the First Week After a Total Shoulder Replacement - A Helpful Guide

The first week after a total shoulder replacement is often the most challenging week and surprises many patients in their recovery. Surgeons tend to shrug it off as they see people long after they are on their way to healing, and no one tells you about some of the struggles. In the first week after …

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8 Must-Have Items After a Total Shoulder Replacement

8 Must Have items after a total shoulder replacement

A total shoulder replacement is a life-changing surgery that you want it to heal as quickly and painlessly as possible. Most shoulder replacements are done to get out of pain and return back to a quality of life that hasn’t been present in quite some time. Shoulder replacements can be painful and while you’re in …

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