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Arthritis of the Shoulder

Glenohumeral (GH) Joint and Acromioclavicular (AC) joint

arthritis in shoulder

Osteoarthritis, may be related to an injury or may develop with advancing age. Other types of arthritis may be related to infection, or an inflammation of the joint lining. The most common osteoarthritis in the shoulder is acromioclavicular arthritis (the collar bone area) and glenohumeral arthritis (the ball and socket area in the shoulder).

 

There are several surgical and non-surgical options to treat arthritis. Click here to discover some additional information regarding arthritis.

For more specific information, please check with your provider.

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Source and for more information: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Information on shoulder arthritis in Spanish:  http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00723

Problemas del hombro  http://kcbj.kramesonline.com/Spanish/3,S,83555

¿Cuáles son las causas de la artritis AC? http://kcbj.kramesonline.com/Spanish/3,S,90259es