Patient Stories

Patient’s Story: Successful Restoration of Severe Shoulder Osteoarthritis Through Arthroplasty


For the past eight months, Mr. William Perry has been suffering from right shoulder pain that disrupts his sleep and makes even the simplest tasks a struggle. Investigation revealed shoulder stiffness, a high pain score, and limitations in range of motion.

Dr. Ratthaphoom Watcharopas, a renowned sports medicine and shoulder joint surgeon, diagnosed Mr. William with severe osteoarthritis of his right shoulder. The most effective surgery for his case is reverse total shoulder arthroplasty; it allows the deltoid muscle to take over the role of the damaged rotator cuff when moving the arm. The results were life-changing. Mr. William is now pain-free and has regained the full range of motion.

For more information, please contact

Orthopedics Center, Vejthani Hospital
Call: (+66)2-734-0000 Ext. 2298
English Hotline: (+66)85-223-8888

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