There are several different types of shoulder replacement
- During a partial shoulder replacement, or hemiarthroplasty, part of the
shoulder joint is replaced, normally at the top of the upper arm.
- And in a total shoulder replacement, or shoulder arthroplasty, an artificial
ball is attached to the top of the upper arm and an artificial socket is
attached to the shoulder blade.
- A Reverse shoulder replacement involves an artificial ball being attached to
the shoulder blade and an artifical socket being fitted to the top of the
An artificial shoulder joint usually lasts for a minimum of 10 years. Then it may need to be replaced.
About Angeles Health
Angeles Health has 23 hospitals in 14 cities all over Mexico. As the country's largest private hospital network we employ more than 11,000 medical specialists that treat more North American patients than any other hospital network outside of the USA.
Angeles Health in Tijuana opened in 2006 and the quality of care and friendly, safe environment we provide for our patients and their families is something we are very proud of. Located just 20 minutes’ drive from San Diego, our hospital is convenient for patients based in the US and Canada. Our local area is an attractive business district that has a movie theater with films in English, several luxury shopping malls and many great restaurants, some of which are well known American chains.
Patients choose Angeles Health because we are the most advanced private hospital in Mexico. Our focus on quality in every aspect of our service means our patients are leave here feeling happy and satisfied. Our recent progress in obtaining JCI accreditation confirms our commitment to excellence. There are fantastic cost savings available when comparing treatment at Angeles Health in Mexico with medical treatment in the US, Canada or other countries.
Our modern hospital in Tijuana has been specially developed to meet the needs of patients from the United States and Canada. It is only 25 minutes' drive from the San Diego, CA airport and more than 50% of the patients we see here are medical tourists.
To find out for yourself how traveling to Mexico for your shoulder replacement surgery might benefit you please contact us using the form on your right.