Shoulder Osteoarthritis

>60-year-old with limited range of motion – Shoulder osteoarthritis

Intro: Osteoarthritis of the shoulder is a degenerative joint disorder that may manifest the elderly naturally or in individuals with prior shoulder injury.

Symptoms: Pain and decreased motion of the shoulder.

Treatment: Physical therapy and medications. A steroid injection into the joint may provide relief as well. When nonoperative modalities fail, shoulder replacement surgery may be considered.