What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, transpires when articular cartilage covering the peaks of bones begins to gradually deteriorate. This degeneration ignites severe pain, swelling, and occasionally the growth of bone spurs (or osteophytes) which end up rubbing the two bones together. This can happen throughout the body especially in the shoulder joint and associated joints surrounding the shoulder.  Osteoarthritis most frequently occurs in the acromioclavicular (AC) joint.

Shoulder Osteoarthritis Symptoms

In the majority of osteoarthritis cases, pain is the most predomi