Dr Millett, I dislocated my collarbone when I fell onto it about 16 years ago. I put it in a sling, but it never popped back in. Just recently it is starting to give me some discomfort, and I have noticed that the right arm is much weaker than the left when holding my arms [...]
I Have Severe Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder and am Considering a Double Shoulder Replacement. What is Post-Op Like?
Dear Dr. Millett, I am 72 years old and have severe osteoarthritis in both of my shoulders from years of heavy lifting, golfing, etc. I’m considering a double shoulder replacement surgery and have spent quite a bit of time researching my options. Can you tell me what my recovery time will be like once the [...]
Dear Dr. Millett, I have arthritis in both shoulders and experience chronic shoulder pain. I’ve had arthroscopic surgery and several other procedures to help with my shoulder conditions. I know that I am too young as of now for shoulder replacement surgery but I have heard of a technique called shoulder resurfacing as an alternative [...]