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Shoulder

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Like the hip, a shoulder is made up of a ball and socket.  This creates a joint with quite a few moving parts and a broad surface involved in motion.  This opens the door to friction and potential breakdown of the shoulder joint.  The condition can be painful and cause a loss of mobility in the shoulder, potentially causing a loss of quality of life.

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My shoulder hurts...is it osteoarthritis?   Osteoarthritis is a very common problem. Most people know someone who is dealing with arthritis of at least one joint. Spine, hips, knees, and hands are the most common places for osteoarthritis to cause symptoms. However, any joint can be affected and a common question I hear when a patient…

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Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro, answered I had a slap repair done with a bone… Your doctor should do a thorough examination to determine the cause of the…

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