Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Osteoarthritis also known as degenerative joint diseas, occurs when the cartilage that covers the tops of bones, known as articular cartilage, degenerates or wears down. This causes swelling, pain, and sometimes the development of osteophytes — bone spurs — when the ends of the two bones rub together. Osteoarthritis, or OA, is the most common…