If you've had a shoulder injury or have arthritis in your shoulder, your doctor may talk to you about having shoulder replacement surgery. Sometimes, replacing the joint is the only way to relieve pain that's caused from joint deterioration. Shoulder replacement surgery could improve your quality of life and allow you to resume activities you had to give up. Here's a look at when this surgery might be a good option for you.
There are hundreds of bones and joints in your body, and you also have to think about the muscles and connective tissues, among others. If any of these parts of your body is not as it should be, your discomfort levels could vary from a mild ache to acute pain. As if that's not bad enough, there's also the possibility that the pain could get worse.
Injuries of the musculoskeletal system should always be addressed as early as possible.