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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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Effective treatment for shoulder osteoarthritis

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Shoulder pain is something that people struggle with every day, but why does it occur in the first place? Common causes of shoulder pain can include AC joint sprain, AC joint strain, calcific tendonitis, long head of biceps tendinopathy, rotator cuff tear, rotator cuff tendinopathy, shoulder bursitis, shoulder impingement syndrome, shoulder instability, shoulder labral tear, and shoulder slap lesions. It’s important to be aware of these potential sources of discomfort in order to reduce your risk for injury and take preventative actions that will keep your shoulders healthy and happy. Consultation with a qualified professional at CARESPACE can help determine the best solution to alleviate any discomfort experienced.

Get the best shoulder osteoarthritis treatment that's right for you


chiropractic services - Shoulder Osteoarthritis Treatment

Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.


massage therapy - Shoulder Osteoarthritis Treatment

Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.


physiotherapy - Shoulder Osteoarthritis Treatment

Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

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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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!