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Preparing for Shoulder Replacement Surgery – Stanford Health

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Shoulder replacement is a surgical procedure in which all or part of the glenohumeral joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant and is typically used in the treatment of arthritis sufferers or to repair a damaged joint. How does a patient prepare themselves for this procedure?

The Stanford University Healthcare team in conjunction with San Jose firefighter Shawn Tacklind talk about preparing for and recovering from shoulder replacement surgery.