Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement Doctor

Best Shoulder Replacement Surgeon in Ahmedabad

Dr. Hardik Padhiyar is one of the leading shoulder replacement surgeons in Ahmedabad. He has many years of experience in performing shoulder arthroplasty surgeries. Dr. Hardik Padhiyar has received advanced training in shoulder replacement techniques from top institutions. Patients from all over Gujarat and nearby states travel to consult with Dr. Hardik Padhiyar for their shoulder issues.

What are the factors to consider when choosing a shoulder surgeon?

There are several important factors to consider when choosing a shoulder surgeon:

  • Experience – Choose an orthopedic surgeon who has performed a significant number of shoulder replacement surgeries in the past. Dr. Hardik Padhiyar is one of them as more experience means better outcomes.
  • Hospital – Check if the hospital has all the facilities required for shoulder surgeries like OT, ICU, specialized nurses, etc.
  • Communication style – The surgeon should be able to clearly explain the procedure and answer all your questions.
  • Reviews – Read online reviews and testimonials from other patients of the surgeon.
  • Cost – Compare the total costs including surgery, hospital stay, and implants.
  • Location – Ease of access and travel should be considered.

What is a frozen shoulder?

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition where the shoulder joint becomes painful and stiff over time. It occurs when the protective sac (capsule) surrounding the shoulder joint becomes inflamed and scarred, limiting movement.

If conservative treatment fails after 6-12 months, arthroscopic capsular release surgery may be considered. Dr. Hardik Padhiyar is highly experienced in performing frozen shoulder surgery which helps restore movement. The success rate of surgery is high with complete resolution of pain and stiffness.

Who is the best elbow replacement surgeon in Ahmedabad?

Dr. Hardik Padhiyar is one of the top specialists for elbow replacement surgery in Ahmedabad. He has performed successful elbow replacement surgeries using the latest techniques. Some conditions requiring elbow replacement include arthritis, fractures, and tennis elbow which does not respond to conservative treatment.

The implants used are of the highest quality to provide a near-normal range of motion. Over 95% of patients have reported excellent outcomes with relief in pain and regaining of elbow function after surgery.

How is rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery?

The rehabilitation process after shoulder replacement is crucial for regaining the optimum function of the shoulder joint. Dr. Hardik Padhiyar closely monitors and guides the rehab of all his patients being the best shoulder specialist surgeon in Ahmedabad.

  • Immediate post-surgery exercises and pendulum movements are started in the hospital.
  • Physiotherapy begins 2 weeks after surgery focusing on a gentle range of motion exercises.
  • Strengthening exercises are gradually added from 6 weeks depending on healing.
  • Full recovery of movement takes 4-6 months with consistent physiotherapy.
  • Heavy lifting or strenuous activities may take up to a year to resume.
  • Patients are reviewed periodically for up to 2 years to ensure implant stability.

With proper rehab, patients can expect 90-95% restoration of shoulder function. Following the rehabilitation protocol under guidance ensures long-lasting results of shoulder replacement surgery. Book an appointment today with the best orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hardik Padhiyar for all orthopedic solutions.