AShoulder Replacement Surgery in Patna, Bihar


AShoulder replacement surgery, available at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna, offers a solution for individuals experiencing debilitating pain and discomfort in their shoulder joint. This procedure involves replacing a damaged or fractured shoulder joint with an artificial joint, providing relief from pain and restoring mobility. 

Reasons for Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Shoulder replacement surgery is indicated when patients face severe pain and limited functionality due to conditions such as arthritis or traumatic injuries. Whether caused by arthritis, fractures, or accidents, this surgery aims to alleviate pain and enhance shoulder mobility. 

Surgical Procedure

The entire shoulder replacement surgery, performed at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna, typically takes one to two hours. After the procedure, patients are kept under careful observation and monitoring by medical professionals during their hospital stay. 

Purpose of Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Shoulder replacement surgery addresses various conditions and goals, including:

·        Reducing pain caused by arthritis or severe fractures
·        Restoring mobility and function in the shoulder joint
·        Providing relief for individuals with advanced shoulder arthritis
·        Enhancing strength and motion after successful surgery

Types of Arthritis Leading to Surgery
Several types of arthritis can necessitate shoulder replacement surgery, including:

·        Osteoarthritis (OA): Common among middle-aged and elderly individuals, OA involves the breakdown of joint cartilage over time. While OA often affects the knees, hips, and fingers, it can also impact the shoulder joint.
·        Inflammatory Arthritis (IA): IA encompasses chronic autoimmune disorders affecting joint health. Notable types include rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, both of which can affect shoulder mobility and strength.

When to Consider Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Consult a doctor for shoulderreplacement surgery if you experience:

·        Persistent shoulder pain
·        Swelling or inflammation in the shoulder joint
·        Restricted mobility due to pain and swelling
·        Decreased shoulder strength

Diagnostic Process

Shoulder replacement surgery candidates undergo diagnostic procedures including X-rays, CT scans, and MRI. These tests help assess the extent of damage to the shoulder joint's cartilage, nerves, and surrounding tissues. These findings guide the decision-making process for surgery. 

Surgery Risks and Considerations

Like any major surgery, shoulder replacement carries certain risks, including:

·        Joint instability if components are not securely placed
·        Infection at the surgical site
·        Nerve damage
·        Post-surgery stiffness
·        Cartilage reforming time


Shoulder replacement surgery, offered at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna, has transformed the lives of many by reducing pain, enhancing mobility, and restoring strength. Specialized medical professionals conduct this procedure, helping individuals return to their active lives pain-free and resuming activities such as sports within months of a successful surgery.