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Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty)

Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty) - How to prevent?

Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty) - Causes and Risk Factors

  • Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis 
  • Post-traumatic arthritis (following a serious shoulder injury that caused damage to the bony structures, ligaments or tendons)
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Avascular Necrosis (blood supply to the shoulder bone is disrupted due to chronic steroid use, deep sea diving, heavy drinking etc)
  • Severe fracture to the head of the upper arm bone

Total Shoulder Replacement (Arthroplasty) - Other Information

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