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Can anyone who has had a similar dilemma to myself give me any advice/insight re the above. I am a 66 yr old female (in otherwise good health). I have had 3 rotator cuff repair surgeries to my Right shoulder. The last was in January 2017. Sadly this was not successful. I still have pretty good range of movement and I can still swim (every other day, to give my shoulders a breather) both crawl and breast stroke.
However, whenever I raise my arm up it hurts and gives me pain every time. I don't want to put up with this forever and I'm now considering a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement in December 2017.
My concern is that it may leave me with less movement range and perhaps more pain than I currently have. I'm trying to weight up how much this pain impacts on the quality of my life and whether I should just put up with my current situation forever or have the surgery.
I feel absolutely torn.
P.s. I had a (L) total knee replacement in 2015 which has worked well, although I realise this is completely academic.
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