Shoulder Replacement Surgery Education

Learn what you’ll need to do after your surgery.

All the details about what will happen before, during and after your surgery and how to prepare for it. If you have any questions after watching this video, call the Nurse Navigation team at (402) 609-2278.

Putting on and Taking Off a Shoulder Sling

Shoulder Precautions

Putting a Shirt On and Taking it Off

Putting On and Taking Off a Slingshot Sling


Shoulder Replacement Surgical Technique

This video shows, in general, what the surgeon will do during a typical shoulder replacement surgery.


Typically, both general anesthesia and a peripheral nerve block will be used.

Shoulder Precautions Packet Pamphlet Thumbnail
This packet contains diagrams and instructions on shoulder positions to avoid after surgery, as well as exercises and instructions on how best to accomplish typical tasks during your day.
Comfort Care
This sheet contains recommendations for ways to get comfortable despite some pain after surgery.
Oral Hydration
Properly hydrating before, during and after surgery helps aid in your body’s recovery.

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