FAQ

Question:

What is a shoulder replacement?

Answer:

In a shoulder replacement procedure, a surgeon either replaces or caps the damaged ends of the two bones that meet within the shoulder joint, the humerus and the scapula. To hold the shoulder components together after the operation, the surgery might use a type of cement to prevent the components from slipping or moving excessively. Sometimes the replaced parts are made of a material that stimulates bone growth to hold the joint together naturally.

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