Also known as “wear-and-tear” arthritis, osteoarthritis destroys the smooth outer covering (articular cartilage) of bone. As the cartilage wears away, it becomes frayed and rough, and the protective space between the bones decreases. During movement, the bones of the joint rub against each other, causing pain. Once your specific case is evaluated, Dr. Millett may recommend one of the following procedures:

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty After Previous Arthroscopic Surgery for Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: A Case-Control Matched Cohort Study

Authors: Philip-C. Nolte, MD, MA, Bryant P. Elrick, MSc, Justin W. Arner, MD, T.J. Ridley, MD, Thomas E. Woolson, BS, Anna-K. Tross, MD, Kaare S. Midtgaard, MD, Peter J. Millett, MD, MSc Abstract: [...]

Total Shoulder Arthroplasty After Previous Arthroscopic Surgery for Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: A Case-Control Matched Cohort Study

Nerve Releases

An Overview of Nerve Releases for Axillary Nerve Damage Certain degrees of osteoarthritis of the shoulder can cause bony deformations called osteofytes. There is growing evidence, supported by Dr. Peter Millett’s own surgical experience [...]

Nerve Releases

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement Overview The shoulder is a ball and socket joint and cartilage is the protective lining within the joint. Working together, they allow fluid range of motion. Shoulder arthritis occurs when the cartilage [...]

Shoulder Replacement
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