What is Shoulder Replacement Surgery ?
In this surgery, the top portion of the shoulder bone humerus is replaced with a metal ball. The surgeon also removes the damaged socket replacing it with a plastic prosthesis. In case of any injury of the rotator cuff, the surgeon may consider reverse should replacement where the metal ball and plastic prosthesis are fitted on the humerus with screws and plates. People suffering from severe shoulder pain from arthritis or damaged shoulder opt for this surgery.