You may be interested in some of our most visited web pages including: shoulder arthritis, total shoulder, ream and run, reverse total shoulder, revision surgery for failed shoulder joint replacement, and rotator cuff surgery.
- How to track progress of patients having a ream and run when they live over 1,000 miles away
- X-rays for shoulder arthritis
- What is stress shielding?
- Rotator cuff and rotator cuff tears - what you should know about them.
- Shoulder exercises
- Surgically prepared skin is not sterile
- Short humeral stem - varus loosening
- Glenoid component loosening
- When is a total shoulder "successful"?
- Shoulder arthritis - what you should know about it.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Types of arthritis
The shoulder can be affected by many different types of arthritis. Some of the more common include osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), chondrolysis, post-arthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis, cuff tear arthropathy, capsulorrhaphy arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), psoriatic arthritis, lupus, infectious (septic) arthritis, Paget's disease, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, crystal deposition disease, Reiter's, lyme disease, Ehlers Danlos, fibromyalgia, juvenile arthritis, and Sjogren's. Some useful general information can be found on our living with arthritis page.