Shoulder Pain Management
Advancing Care Through Science
There have been many advances in shoulder implant design and surgical techniques. Also, patient outcomes for shoulder replacement have significantly improved. Over 60,000 Americans have shoulder replacement procedures each year, with many experiencing pain relief and improved function.1 Shoulder replacement was once considered just for older adults but increasingly younger adult patients are returning to more active lifestyles thanks to the advancements in materials and procedures. Shoulder replacements now rank third in the U.S. as the most replaced joint just behind hip and knee.2
Discover more about shoulder replacement and how you can improve the quality of life for your patients suffering with chronic shoulder pain.
- Millennium Research Group. U.S. Markets for Small-Joint Devices 2008.
- Joshi D. Pearldiver Inc., Orthopedic’s #1 Diagnosis. June 17, 2008. http://www.pearldiverinc.com. Accessed on 6/16/2009.