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You can have shoulder arthritis and still be fit and active

You just know that if you don’t change your workout habits, you’ll end up not being able to work out.

I know because I was there. My shoulder sounds like gravel, and I had a tough time changing my workout style, but I knew I had to make changes.

Let’s dig into the who and what of this very difficult, unclear area of fitness and joint health.

The Background: A patient comes to the clinic who has been athletic and active his entire life. He’s dealt with injuries through high school, college, and beyond, and now, he likes to work out two to five times per week.

During the workup, we both are hoping this is just some tendinitis that he’s dealt with in the past, but soon, it becomes evidently clear that something is wrong.