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Healthy Living: Easier Shoulder Surgery

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Osteoarthritis can lead to severe shoulder pain, wearing down the joint so much that simple movements can become unbearable.

Now, a new shoulder replacement is giving patients their reach back.

Steptech patients can be safely out of the sling within the first 24-hours and engage in light activities. The doctor believes about 25 centers nationwide are offering this new approach.