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Shoulder Osteoarthritis

Shoulder osteoarthritis is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions, and can be caused by a range of factors. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE can help.

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The best treatment for shoulder osteoarthritis near you

CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for shoulder osteoarthritis treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best.

There are many causes of shoulder osteoarthritis

Common causes of shoulder osteoarthritis are age related degeneration, overuse injuries, joint instability, and physical trauma. A chiropractor can assess the shoulder joints, determine their range of motion and recommend the most appropriate treatment. This can include physiotherapy, exercise rehabilitation and massage therapy. These treatments may improve shoulder flexibility, reduce inflammation and discomfort, as well as strengthening muscles surrounding the affected joints.

Get the best treatment to help your shoulder osteoarthritis

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your shoulder osteoarthritis quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

What is shoulder osteoarthritis?

Shoulder osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint condition caused by wear and tear of the cartilage that lines the shoulder joints. It usually affects people aged 55 and older, but it can also affect younger individuals who are genetically predisposed to the condition or have experienced some kind of traumatic injury to their shoulders. Pain, stiffness, and decreased flexibility are the most common side effects of this condition. In extreme cases, people with shoulder osteoarthritis may struggle to perform everyday activities due to the severe pain they experience.

What are the symptoms of shoulder osteoarthritis?

Shoulder osteoarthritis is a common issue that causes pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint, making it difficult to move. Common symptoms of shoulder osteoarthritis include localized shoulder pain, reduced range of motion, swelling and tenderness around the shoulder area, creaking and grating sensations when you attempt to move your arm, and weakened muscles. In addition to these more common signs, some people might experience extreme fatigue especially after activities which require movement of their arm.

What are the treatments for shoulder osteoarthritis?

There are many effective treatments available to those dealing with shoulder osteoarthritis. Chiropractors specialize in manual techniques such as adjustments, mobilization, and manipulation to decrease pain and stiffness. Physiotherapy utilizes therapeutic exercises to improve range of motion, strength, endurance, and overall shoulder function. Massage therapy can be effective in relieving muscle tension that builds up due to shoulder stress and inflammation. Additionally, lifestyle changes such as reducing body weight, quitting smoking, and modifying activities can assist in decreasing the effects of shoulder osteoarthritis.

Get the shoulder osteoarthritis treatment that's right for you

Choose Your Chiropractor

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Shoulder osteoarthritis can be a debilitating condition, but chiropractors can provide much-needed relief. By using manual methods such as adjustments and mobilizations, chiropractors can restore movement and improve functionality of the affected joint.

Choose Your RMT

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Massage therapy can be a helpful treatment option for those experiencing shoulder osteoarthritis. By applying targeted pressure and manipulation techniques massage therapy can help increase joint mobility and decrease pain associated with osteoarthritis.

Choose Your Physiotherapist

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A physiotherapist can work with you to develop a customized treatment plan that tackles your shoulder osteoarthritis symptoms and concerns. Through a combination of exercises, stretches and other techniques, you can improve your range of motion, reduce pain and inflammation and prevent further damage to your shoulder joint.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for shoulder osteoarthritis. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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