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  • Anatomic Shoulder Replacement
  • Anatomic Shoulder Replacement

This is a standard total shoulder replacement where the shoulder socket is resurfaced with plastic socket implant and the humeral head is resurfaced with a metal ball. This is generally indicated for people with bone-on-bone shoulder arthritis and an intact rotator cuff without severe degenerative joint destruction. By resurfacing both sides of the joint, anatomic shoulder replacement can result in substantial gains in comfort and function. There are many different implant designs on the market including standard length or shot stems or stemless implants. Each of these has a good track record with no substantial difference in speed of recovery, outcomes, durability or complications. Dr. Parsons will select the implant that is best suited to each patient’s anatomy, bone quality and other clinical features.

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Moby Parsons, M.D.

333 Borthwick Avenue
Suite 301
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Hours: Monday To Friday, 7:30am – 4:30pm

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