Chondromalacia is the degeneration of the cartilage cushion within the shoulder joint. The cartilage provides smooth, easy motion between the ball and socket of the shoulder. The wearing of this cartilage is termed chondromalacia.
Symptoms of chondromalacia
The symptoms of joint degeneration at the shoulder include:
- Pain when performing specific motions
- A popping or grinding sensation emanating from the joint when in use
- Limited motion
What treatment options are available?
If the symptoms persist, it is recommended to schedule a consultation for chondromalacia in Los Angeles with Dr. Yoon. A comprehensive evaluation will be performed and a treatment plan can then be discussed based on the findings.