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Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery: When Shoulder Arthritis Requires Surgery

Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery: When Shoulder Arthritis Requires Surgery

A total shoulder replacement surgery is a highly beneficial procedure that treats the intense pain, stiffness, and discomfort caused by different forms of arthritis affecting the shoulder. Doctors often recommend the procedure to patients suffering from the end stages of shoulder arthritis. Also referred to as a total shoulder arthroplasty, this procedure often restores the shoulder to its full range…

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Success Story: A Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery in the NC Triangle

Success Story: A Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery in the NC Triangle

For over 12 years, Larry Loeser suffered from mild to severe shoulder pain. During that time, he saw a couple of doctors who all recommended the same thing: eventually, he’d need a surgery to replace his deteriorating shoulder cartilage. Larry knew that he needed to hold out on having the surgery for as long as possible. Years ago, his father…

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Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

Ask Dr. Joe: Why Do My Shoulders Hurt When I Lift Weights?

If you’re a weight lifter, you know the deal: no pain, no gain. While post-lifting soreness is always to be expected, sharp shoulder pain when lifting weights is not. That’s why it’s so important to maintain proper form, take adequate rest days, and not load on the weight too quickly. Shoulder injuries are commonly the result of improper form and…

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