Deciding whether or not to have surgery is a difficult choice to say the least. If you happen to be considering shoulder surgery, you should know that it has helped thousands of people have a better life. Ultimately, you need to determine what is right for you, which is something you need to mull over with a surgeon like Dr. Thomas Kovack, who is widely considered to be the best shoulder specialist in Columbus, OH.
Having a great relationship with your specialist is important to your success and confidence going into the procedure A big part of allure to Dr. Kovack is his history as being one of the leaders in his industry.
Should you go ahead and have shoulder surgery performed, a big part of the process is the recovery period. Shortly after surgery, Dr. Kovack will meet with you and begin to work with you, teaching you specific exercises to regain full shoulder and arm movement. The process will include being given a list of exercises that you will be able to participate in that will allow you to further keep your muscles strong without damaging the replaced shoulder. Part of your recovery program also will include working with a physical therapist. You should plan on multiple physical therapy appointments per week. This will rehabilitate you quicker and greatly aid in your recovery. We encourage you to give us a call if you have any questions or wish to set up consultation.