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The US population is aging, but older patients remain eager to participate in exercise and physical activity. Orthopaedic surgeons are increasingly called upon to make use of improved devices, imaging modalities, and more refined surgical techniques to manage degenerative joint changes occurring in the active older patient (know more about shoulder surgery with Dr. Van Thiel). Although lower-extremity degenerative joint disease has received considerable attention in the literature, there has also been an increased focus on the glenohumeral joint. The pathomechanics of glenohumeral joint disease are becoming better defined and more treatment options are available, from nonsurgical care to prosthetic replacement.

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