The shoulder arthroplasty of young, active men with glenohumeral osteoarthritis is particularly challenging.
They have had previous surgery
They want to continue their physical activity, including repetitions, loads and impacts, after the arthroplasty.
The post-operative survival rate is high.
They are statistically at a higher risk of Cutibacterium infection periprosthetically.
This is why many patients opt for the ream and go procedure to avoid the risks and limitations associated with a plastic glenoid component This is what you will see Link Click here to view the link.
This is an example of a triathlete in his 40s who had pain and stiffness on the left side of his shoulder following a previous labral repair. On examination his range of motion was as shown below.