Glenohumeral/Shoulder Arthritis

Arthritis is inflammation the joints. Inflammation can cause pain and stiffness and is common in the joints of the Shoulder. Shoulder arthritis can make it difficult to move your arms and perform activities you enjoy. With proper treatment, many people with arthritis are able to manage their pain, remain active, and lead fulfilling lives.

Common symptoms of shoulder arthritis include pain with motion, tenderness of the joint, joint swelling, redness, increased pain and swelling in the morning and difficulty moving your arms.

Initial treatment of arthritis of the shoulder is usually nonsurgical. We may suggest the following activities such as, minimizing activities that aggravate the condition, switching from high-impact activities to low-impact activities or losing weight to reduce stress on joints.