Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints. Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints. Osteoarthritis of the shoulder can severely impact a person's lifestyle.