Scared about my surgery.

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My name is Becky and I am going to be sent to Shands to have a complete shoulder replacement.  I know it will be awful but can someone give me a heads up on what I'll be going through?  Thanks!

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    Hi Becky I'm 63 had my shoulder replaced 15 years ago by Mr Limb at LGI Leeds after years of dislocations. In those days I had a full body cast on for 6 weeks but now I think it's a pretty straight forward operation with shoulder protected by fabric sling. My shoulder has been great and would not hesitate in having it done again.

    You'll feel the benefit in a couple of months.

    Hope everything goes well for you

    👍👍👍👌Kevin

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      Thank you so much Woodywhite!  I am pretty much alone with two little Yorkies.  Shands is 2 hours away and I'm worried about EVERYTHING.  Don't really have family or friends to count on.  Guess I will have to leave it to GOD...

      I appreciate you Kevin and I'm glad you are are well.

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    Thank you so much Woodywhite!  I am pretty much alone with two little Yorkies.  Shands is 2 hours away and I'm worried about EVERYTHING.  Don't really have family or friends to count on.  Guess I will have to let God take care of it.  You did help me feel better so thank you again. smile
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    Sorry about repeating myself.  This is my first time on here.  I just watched a video of my surgery and it scared me to death.  I am 55 years old and the doctor said I was going to be deformed forever.  What in the world does that mean?  It is hard enough to know I will have a metal arm.  sad 
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