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Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Why is this product important news?

The Reverse® Shoulder Prosthesis provides an innovative surgical alternative to conventional surgical methods. The Reverse Shoulder addresses both severe shoulder arthritis and irreparable rotator cuff damage.

What makes it unique?

The Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis is an exclusive design that reverses the shoulder anatomy in order to effectively resist the pull of the shoulder deltoid muscle. For patients, this could mean greater range of motion and relief from pain.

What are the benefits to the patient?

With the Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis, the patient has the potential for greater range of motion compared to conventional shoulder implants.

What is involved in the surgical procedure?

The surgical procedure is conducted under general or local anesthesia; and generally takes about 1 to 1½ hours to complete.

What is involved in the recovery process?

Patients will work with a physical therapist to resume daily activities and strengthen shoulder muscles.

How long before the patient can resume activities?

Most patients are able to return to activities within a few months.

 

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