Saturday, June 18, 2011
How to Treat Osteoarthritis
How to treat osteoarthritis of the shoulder?
osteoarthritis of the shoulder, also be familiar with as degenerative joint complaint of the shoulder is caused by wear of articular cartilage (cartilage is a smooth, shiny material that covers joints allowing them to glide easily as you move). It is caused by reason of progressive loss of cartilage. Shoulder Osteoarthritis primarily affects both joints, the acromioclavicular joint and shoulder joint. osteoarthritis of the shoulder primarily affects people over 50 years.
Treatment of osteoarthritis of the shoulder of patients for different patients. Not all treatment options are appropriate for all patients with osteoarthritis of the shoulder. Consult a physician or physical therapist before starting any treatment. Treatment options may include modification of activity, physiotherapy, anti-inflammatory drugs, and surgery.
Change in daily activities
Restriction of certain activities and exercises for learning new shoulder. Shoulder exercises are beneficial for people who shoulder too low.
Physical therapy includes stretching and strengthening muscles around the shoulder. Stretching is essential in maintaining freedom of movement of joints and flexibility of muscles while strengthening exercise helps improve muscle function. Aerobic exercises have proven to be very beneficial for people with osteoarthritis shoulder.