The shoulder prosthesis is the replacement of the gleno-humeral joint due to its deterioration in the osteoarthritis , necrosis or complex fracture and may require the partial or total replacement of the same .
WHY DO WE NEED TO PLACE A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS ?
Basically to replace the shoulder joint because it is deteriorated , with pain and lack of mobility . Their impairment may be caused by osteoarthritis or wear , for a sequel to an arthritis and due to a complex fracture shoulder on the I don’t know they can recompose their fragments . Its placement will depend , basically , on the pain and the functional limitation for your work or for basic hygiene tasks .
SHOULD RECOVERY BE CARRIED OUT AFTER A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS ?
Shoulder rehabilitation should be performed and is essential to obtain a good result . However , it should always avoid pain and excessive movements since otherwise the opposite effect would be obtained .
Passive and assisted movements are performed practically 24 hours after surgery , always without causing pain.
Later the exercises will will lead to achieve full mobility _ recover the strength of the muscles that lift shoulder and I know usually get between 4-6 weeks of the intervention .
WHAT RESULT CAN WE EXPECT FROM A SHOULDER PROSTHESIS ?
The result is conditioned by the cause that caused its indication (osteoarthritis , arthritis , complex fracture) Y also for the age of patient , although this is not a strict contraindication . On the other hand , are the conditions of his work , not will be the same for a clerk who for a worker of the construction .
It I know aims to achieve an absence of pain and adequate mobility for basic tasks _ _ your everyday life .