Why Did My Joint Wear Out: Ryan M. Palmer, D.O.


Osteoarthritis of a joint is genetically predetermined. Now that is coupled with extra wear and tear from repetitive work environment or high-impact activities. Certainly, previous injuries that could lead to post-traumatic deformity or post-traumatic wear and tear.

Joints are meant to absorb wear and tear, and that’s what they do well. A large part of if it wears out and if you would require a joint replacement procedure is largely determined by your genetics.

Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

Subacromial Impingement SyndromeThe shoulder joint is the most mobile joint of the body. The anatomical relationship between the humerus (arm bone) and the glenoid of the scapula (the shoulder blade) is a ball and socket joint. However, unlike the hip joint, which...

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