- Jan 26, 2011
- United States
I had to have my left shoulder revised from a standard replacement to a reverse shoulder replacement on 11/9/22. Things went from bad to worse during surgery when my surgeon couldn't get the stem out of my arm. He had to break my arm in 3 places to get the stem out. Put new stem in and repaired the fractures. I've been in so much pain I can hardly stand it! I still am on pain med ( Oxy 5mg) in the evening when it hurts the worse, Gabapentin 100mg - 200mg in the mornings, can only sleep in a recliner, and PT can only do passive range of motion exercises. I am 4 weeks post op and ready to pull my hair out as the doctor told me this would be a long recovery. I just needed to vent and love this forum with all the great advise. Send me words of encouragement please!!