Answers to Common Shoulder Pain Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about shoulder pain.

What are some holistic measures for patients with shoulder arthritis?

Dr. Mark Zunkiewicz explains holistic measures that can be taken for patients with shoulder arthritis. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.


Holistic treatments for arthritis are available, according to the American Academy of Family PhysiciansOff Site Icon (AAFP). Their efficacy varies from patient to patient, depending on the individual condition, nature of the illness, and medical history, the AAFP states.

According to the Arthritis FoundationOff Site Icon (AF), holistic treatments include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Massage therapy
  • Medications such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate
  • Physical therapy

For more information about holistic measures for shoulder arthritis, talk to your doctor.

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Source: Michael Herbenick, MD, Premier Orthopedics; Mark Zunkiewicz, MD, Premier Orthopedics

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