Shoulder Arthritis (Osteoarthritis)

Shoulder pain can be caused by calcificationsimpingement syndrome (pinching during movement) or frozen shoulder (joint inflammation). Pain and injury are common as the joint is very mobile.

Due to a very small joint contact zone shoulder muscle strength vital. Therefore, often most issues are related to uncoordinated or weak shoulder musculature. In all cases, a proper evaluation by a physiotherapist is important. Physicentrix can also help you determine if any dietary, lifestyle, training issue or otherwise may be additional factors to consider in managing your rehabilitation.

Below are some common shoulder pains and injuries that we can help manage.

How do you get Shoulder Arthritis?

Shoulder arthritis is very common as we age. Constant use over a lifetime can wear out the shoulder joints. Chances of developing arthritis increase based on overuse or previous injury. Shoulder arthritis results in pain and stiffness that limits your shoulder mobility.

Based on current research, as with all cases of arthritis, specific exercises and treatments can maintain joint flexibility, decrease pain, strengthen muscles, improve any underlying chronic issues and enhance mobility.

How can Physicentrix help with Shoulder Pain?


Consultation, treatment and advice by: Physiotherapist, Sports Massage Therapist and Naturopath

  • Shockwave Therapy (may be substitute for injections or surgery)
  • Exercise Prescription (scapular stabilization, rotator cuff)
  • Massage Therapy
  • Joint Mobilization
  • Ultrasound and Electrotherapy
  • Dietary and Lifestyle Advice
  • Referral to local Pharmacist or Physician for Medication


  • Resistance Bands (muscle and joint strengthening)
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