Shoulder pain can be debilitating. It can keep you up at night and make it difficult for you to perform simple daily tasks. Your shoulder pain should never be ignored. Make an appointment with one of our Shoulder Surgery Specialists who has specific training in the care and treatment of shoulder issues.
One of the most frequent complaints we hear is night pain. If you can’t sleep because shoulder pain is keeping you up, then it’s time to make an appointment with us.
Our patients also tell us they stop doing the things they love and start living around the pain. If this is happening to you, give TOC a call or book your appointment online.
Our team of Knoxville shoulder surgeons includes some of the most well-respected and sought-after orthopedic shoulder specialists in Tennessee. Every one of our board-certified shoulder surgeons has extensive experience treating a wide variety of shoulder complaints with orthopedic shoulder surgery as well as more conservative treatment approaches. We always strive to give our patients the best outcome with the least invasive treatment possible.
When you need orthopedic shoulder surgery, you don’t want to drive too far from home to get it. That’s why Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers shoulder surgery right here in Knoxville. Our offices in Crossville, Lenoir City, Sevierville, Oak Ridge and Knoxville make it easy to get the specialist orthopedic shoulder care you need close to home.
What is the recovery time after shoulder surgery?
The recovery time after shoulder surgery depends greatly on the type of orthopedic shoulder surgery you’ve undergone. Most shoulder surgeries carry a recovery time of several weeks, though you may not regain full range of motion and function of your arm for several months. Your shoulder surgeon will advise you on proper care after your shoulder surgery, including what medications to take and prescribing physical therapy. The best way to recover faster from shoulder surgery is to adhere to your doctor’s orders.
How should I sleep after shoulder replacement surgery?
Shoulder replacement surgery patients often find it hard to sleep after surgery because they’re not able to move their shoulder and arm into their usual comfortable position. This can be quite frustrating, but remember – it’s only temporary and you’ll feel better than ever once your recovery is complete.