Thursday, October 25, 2018

Shoulder arthritis - what you need to know - on youtube

We have been asked by our readers to present some youtubes on shoulder arthritis and its management.

Here are a few (more to come):

The normal shoulder (link)

Shoulder arthritis (link)

Managing shoulder arthritis without surgery (link)

Total shoulder replacement (link)

The ream and run shoulder replacement (link)

The CTA shoulder replacement (link)

Stretching the shoulder after shoulder replacement (link)


Here are some new youtubes we prepared on total shoulder arthroplasty

First let's take a look at the normal shoulder







Next let's take a look at how the shoulder should be x-rayed to diagnose the problem and to plan the joint replacement.



This next youtube shows how we position the patient and approach the shoulder for joint replacement.




Now let's consider the selection of the humeral component and preparation of the humerus



Here are our thoughts on glenoid component selection.



Here is how we prepare the glenoid bone and insert the glenoid component.



Here are our thoughts on the management of the retroverted glenoid



Here are the final steps in the arthroplasty. 




Here are some thoughts on the rehabilitation of the shoulder. 


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