Pain, functional limitation and stiffness are common features of a joint arthrosis. It strikes in the cartilage and causes pain and damage. This is the most common joint disease and is widespread in old age in both sexes.
It is due to wear of the cartilage of the joint that prevents normal function of the upper limb. The typical symptoms are pain. Consequently the shoulder progressively loses mobility and can lead to a total inability of movement. Rotor cuff pathology: inflammation involving one or more tendons of the four shoulder rotators. This disease is caused by excessive stress on the area which, if repeated, can lead to permanent damage of the cuff.