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Reverse Shoulder Replacement

A standard shoulder replacement procedure addresses shoulder arthritis but does not address an unstable shoulder. Sometimes shoulder arthritis can be the result of an unstable shoulder. In a routine procedure, the shoulder hosts the socket, and the arm has the ball. The difference between standard shoulder replacement and reverse replacement is that the shoulder's ball and socket parts are reversed in a reverse total shoulder replacement. This procedure provides the shoulder with a stable center of rotation and allows the shoulder muscles to resume their optimal length. It also replaces the painful joint. Our advanced surgeons at Dines Orthopedic can perform this surgery and provide an answer for debilitating shoulder pain.