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Shoulder replacement

When nonsurgical options like physical therapy and medication fail to improve chronic shoulder pain, you may need shoulder replacement surgery to relieve pain and restore mobility. During the procedure, an orthopedic surgeon will remove the damaged parts of your shoulder and replace with them artificial components.

Shoulder replacement surgery in St. Lucie, Florida

If you are experiencing chronic shoulder pain, it's important to seek advanced treatment.

At HCA Florida St. Lucie Hospital, we provide comprehensive shoulder replacement surgery options. From surgery preparation to recovery, we will be there to make sure you have everything you need to get better. Our goal is to help you return to the activities you love quickly and safely.

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Shoulder conditions we treat

If your shoulder pain isn't resolved with nonsurgical methods, you may be a candidate for joint replacement surgery. Shoulder replacement surgery can treat conditions, including:

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rotator cuff tear arthropathy

Shoulder replacement services

As part of our commitment to providing excellence in orthopedic care, we provide complete shoulder replacement services.

Shoulder replacement surgery

During this surgical procedure, your surgeon will remove the diseased part of your shoulder joint and replace it with a prosthetic joint made of metal or plastic. Types of shoulder replacement surgery include:

Partial shoulder replacement: Only the ball (or humeral head) portion of the joint is replaced

Total shoulder replacement: Both the ball and socket are replaced

Reverse shoulder replacement: The shoulder's ball and socket are reversed; This is an option if damage to your rotator cuff prevents you from undergoing a traditional shoulder replacement.

Shoulder replacement rehabilitation

Physical therapy and rehabilitation are crucial components of your shoulder surgery recovery. We will work with you to create a plan tailored to fit your needs. This plan will be designed to help you strengthen your shoulder joint and the surrounding area so you can safely return to your normal activities.

Our Shoulder replacement Locations

Lawnwood Hospital
1700 S 23rd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
 (772) 461 - 4000

10.4 miles

Lawnwood Hospital
1700 S 23rd St
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
 (772) 461 - 4000

10.4 miles

Raulerson Hospital
1796 US Highway 441 N
Okeechobee, FL 34972
 (863) 763 - 2151

32.9 miles

Palms West Hospital
13001 Southern Blvd
Loxahatchee, FL 33470
 (561) 798 - 3300

41.8 miles

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