Joint Replacement

Dr. Martin performs joint replacement surgery of the shoulder.

A joint replacement may be required to treat progressive worsening of the joint.

  • To relieve symptoms
  • After failed non-surgical treatment
Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

  • Open based procedure to resurface the joint surfaces
    • Humeral head (upper arm bone) is cut and fit with a custom stem and head component
    • Glenoid (socket) is resurfaced with a hard plastic insert
  • Physical Therapy is an integral component to your recovery from surgery
  • Appropriate timing and progression is key to the outcome