Shoulder Arthritis

Arthritis in the shoulder is caused when the joint that holds the shoulder blade socket and the ball of the arm bone together has become damaged or the cartilage has begun to wear out. Arthritis in the shoulder is quite painful and will get progressively worse if treatment is not sought out.

Shoulder Arthritis
Shoulder Arthritis

How Do I Know if I have Shoulder Arthritis?

The main symptoms that will be observed with shoulder arthritis are pain, weakness in the shoulder, and stiffness.

Arthritis is a degenerative condition that will only worsen without treatment. The longer treatment is avoided, the worse the symptoms will get.

Do you have any of these symptoms and think you may be suffering from shoulder arthritis? We have a quick and easy tool to help gather some information from you to help us determine what your problem is and get you on the road to recovery.

What is the Right Treatment for Me?

Early stage treatment for shoulder arthritis includes rest, anti-inflammatory medications, and ice and heat treatment. Physical therapy and activity modification may also help to alleviate some of the patient’s symptoms. Only once conservative treatments have been exhausted should surgery be considered.

OLSS provides a wide range of treatment options and because our doctors are the most experienced and best trained in treating shoulder arthritis we are able to perform many advanced treatments other practices are unable to offer.

The real question is: What treatment is best to treat your shoulder arthritis? Use our Treatment Match tool to quickly get started in finding the right treatment for you.