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What are the possible advantages of shoulder or elbow replacement?

The possible advantages and benefits of shoulder or elbow joint replacement include:

  • reduced joint pain
  • an improved range of joint movement in some cases
  • improved quality of life.

Shoulder and elbow joint replacements are very successful and most people are delighted with the results and the improvement to their quality of life. However, you should expect it to take several months before you get the full benefit and some people will have better results than others.


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