Shoulder

Older male patient stretching and getting back to his active lifestyle after Shoulder Replacement Surgery and he thinks it was worth it.

Is Shoulder Replacement Surgery Worth It?

Shoulder replacement surgery, a medical procedure that entails the removal of damaged shoulder parts and their substitution with prosthetic components, aims to mitigate pain and enhance shoulder joint mobility.  If you’re asking yourself if shoulder replacement surgery is worth it, begin by learning more about the procedure, including advancements in both surgical options and pain […]

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Dr. Kiritsis walks through enhanced postoperative pain management for precision shoulder. Giving his patients a gentle reassuring tap on the shoulder.

Enhanced Postoperative Pain Management for Precision Shoulder Replacement

As a high-volume shoulder surgeon in Richmond, VA, I incorporate advanced EXPAREL anesthesia into my Precision Shoulder Replacement procedures to ensure that my patients benefit from superior postoperative pain management. This post will help explain the pivotal role of EXPAREL in enhancing recovery, and highlights its transformative impact on shoulder arthroplasty. Let’s delve into how

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Can you golf after shoulder replacement surgery? Dr. Kiritsis answers all your questions.

Can You Golf After Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Can you golf after shoulder replacement surgery? Yes, with proper care and rehabilitation, most patients can return to golf within 4-5 months after shoulder replacement surgery. This post covers the essential phases of post-surgery recovery and offers expert tips to safely reintegrate into the sport you love. Key Takeaways Understanding Shoulder Replacement Surgery Shoulder replacement

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Anatomical graphic of a Sternoclavicular Joint Problem/dislocation

Sternoclavicular Joint Problems

Introduction The sternoclavicular (SC) joint is important because it helps support the shoulder. The SC joint links the bones of the arms and shoulder to the vertical skeleton. This section is for informational purposes only. Dr. Kiritsis does not routinely perform surgery on sternoclavicular joint problems. Most SC joint problems are relatively minor. However, certain types of injuries

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