... do for it then a few months ago I had another Dr that was going to do reverse shoulder replacement but after MRI he said the bone had melted away and not alot he could do he said if he fused it together that in less than 2 yrs it would be even worse can anyone tell me why the bone melt away?
Our entire skeleton is the load bearing structure for our bodies and in the absence of load or movement which causes muscle wastage and the loss of calcium. After some time the bone gets progressively less dense and is then totally reabsorbed. The only other thing that is more severe is a bone infection or necrosis in terms of rapidity of onset.
As an example: in the space program individual missions that last 12 months or more instead of the regular 6 months takes 6 - 12 months of intense physiotherapy for the returned astronauts to get to 90% of their former bone density and musculature. And that is dedicated hard work.
Where do mere mortals such as our good selves fit in when compared to the best and healthiest of us have exactly the same issues we do but worse. It must be pretty bad in your case; losing proper function of a shoulder is tiresome and uncomfortable (at times very painful)
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