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Can you tell me about AC joint shoulder surgery on the side with lymphedema?

Can you tell me about AC joint shoulder surgery on the side with lymphedema?

Should be ok: Much depend on how long you have had the lymphedema. Better if is chronic than acute. What stage the lymphedema is 1-4 . Lower is better. How well it is managed around the surgery with compression, massage etc. If all these things are optimized if should be ok. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What all happens in shoulder-ac joint surgery?

What all happens in shoulder-ac joint surgery?

AC joint surgery: In ac joint surgery the clavicle is secured to the coracoid process of the scapula to decrease the separation of the ac joint. A graft is frequently used to reconstruct the torn coracoclavicular ligaments. ...Read more

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My collarbone is shaped funny and is pressing into my shoulder joint. Is this something that requires surgery? I'm always in pain.

My collarbone is shaped funny and is pressing into my shoulder joint.  Is this something that requires surgery?  I'm always in pain.

Unable to answer it,: without U being seen and have some XRays, & maybe CT or MRI scans done, to establish a Diagnosis. See your local orthopod. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How is the shoulder rehabilitated after a joint replacement surgery?

How is the shoulder rehabilitated after a joint replacement surgery?

Carefully: Usually, the subscapularis, one of the rotator cuff muscles is detached to enter the shoulder joint. This needs to heal for there to be a working shoulder. Usually, people are protected in a sling for 4 weeks. Only simple exercises are used during this time period. Following this therapy continues for 8-12 weeks. ...Read more

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Could i get surgery on my shoulder at the AC joint as the top joining bone is rasied up and causes abit of pain while in use?

How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade). Often avoiding activities that cause the pain for a while will result in improvement. If you have had pain and trouble for some time, i would recommend you see a shoulder specialist. ...Read more

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What are surgeries to replace a completely torn acromioclavicular shoulder joint?

Yes: If the joint is separated, then it depends on the length of time from the injury. If is is relatively acute then you can reconstruct it with heavy strength suture. If chronic, then you need to use a graft to reconstruct. If you have some arthritis in the joint, we do not replace it. We take 8-10mm of the bone off the end so the bones don't touch and the arthritis pain goes away. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about any surgeries to replace a completely torn acromioclavicular shoulder joint?

Can you tell me about any surgeries to replace a completely torn acromioclavicular shoulder joint?

These joints can be-: Repaired but not replaced. Talk it over with a shoulder surgeon. ...Read more