Though not as common as hip and knee replacements, shoulder replacement surgery is equally successful in restoring mobility and relieving joint pain. The highly skilled team of orthopaedic surgeons at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation offer shoulder replacement in Rockville and Damascus, Maryland. If shoulder pain limits your activities, call or book an appointment online.
The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint capable of rotating through a greater range of motion than any other joint in your body. Losing this mobility can make damage or injury to the shoulder joint particularly difficult to live with. Shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure that removes damaged tissue from your shoulder joint and replaces it with artificial components.
The expert team of orthopaedic surgeons at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation perform shoulder replacement procedures to relieve shoulder pain and restore normal function to the joint. Depending on your needs, they may replace both the ball and the socket or just the ball of your shoulder joint.
Several illnesses and injuries can cause long-term shoulder pain and mobility loss that may lead you to consider shoulder replacement surgery. The team at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation offer shoulder replacement to treat the following conditions:
Avascular necrosis, or osteonecrosis, is another painful condition that may require shoulder replacement. Osteonecrosis causes bone tissue to die when the blood supply is cut off for any reason.
There are three main types of shoulder replacement procedures:
The friendly and knowledgeable team at Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation thoroughly evaluate your condition to determine which procedure is right for you. After surgery, they offer on-site physical therapy for rehabilitation.
If you suffer from shoulder pain or stiffness, call Capitol Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation or book an appointment online.