New Life for Shoulders

Shoulder replacement is the fastest growing joint replacement.

Reverse shoulder replacement is similar to the anatomic version, except the positions of the two components of the implant are reversed. "We put the ball on the socket side and the socket on the ball side," says Dr. Entezari. This solves the problem of not having rotator cuff muscles to keep the joint stable because the socket can be made deeper and the two parts of the implant are linked.
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