It is estimated that osteoarthritis of the shoulder
affects over 30% of patients over the age of sixty, and it can
lead to pain, crepitus, loss of motion, and loss of function.
Multiple treatment options are available, both surgical and nonsurgical.
The following is a patient education tool dedicated to
osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint.
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Osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint.
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