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<br /> Support Guide<br /> MANAGING<br /> SHOULDER<br /> ARTHRITIS<br /> POWERING MOTION™<br /> WHAT IS SHOULDER<br /> ARTHRITIS?<br /> Arthritis is a joint disease that is a common cause of shoulder pain. As the Clavical (Collarbone)<br /> cartilage that surrounds the shoulder joint wears away, the protective lining<br /> between the bones is lost. When this happens, painful bone-on-bone arthritis<br /> develops. Severe shoulder arthritis is quite painful and can restrict motion.<br /> While this may be tolerated with medications and lifestyle adjustments,<br /> surgical treatment may become necessary.<br /> Types of Shoulder Arthritis Diseased Cartliage<br /> • Osteoarthritis - The most common form of arthritis, this degenerative<br /> joint disease is often associated with wear and tear related to aging.<br /> • Rheumatoid Arthritis - This<a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=1"> Support Guide MANAGING SHOULDER ARTHRITIS </a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=2"> WHAT IS SHOULDER ARTHRITIS? Arthritis is a joint </a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=3"> SYMPTOMS OF SHOULDER ARTHRITIS 1 Pain </a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=4"> MANAGING SHOULDER ARTHRITIS Physical Therapy:</a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=5"> SURGICAL TREATMENT In cases where non-surgical m</a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=6"> SURGICAL PROCEDURES The type of surgery you have </a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=7"> POST-OP CARE Exercise is an important part of the</a> <a title="Shoulder Patient Education Guide page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b05be138?page=8"> For more information and solutions to manage pain</a>