Shoulder arthritis is a condition in which the normally smooth cartilage covering the ball and socket of the shoulder joint is lost due to disease, wear and tear, injury, or surgical misadventure. The result is that there is bone one bone rubbing between these two joint surfaces.
Degeneration (wear and tear)
Rotator cuff tears
Surgery for recurrent dislocations
Pain and stiffness in the shoulder
Physical examination and medical history consultation