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How long is the recovery time from a total shoulder replacement?

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Dr. Robert Purchase answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

3-6 months: It takes at least 3 months to recover from a shoulder replacement. It is not uncommon for the recovery to take 6 months or more. The shoulder will slowly improve up to 2 years after the surgery. Talk to your surgeon for more details.

Answered 9/27/2019

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