Shoulder Rheumatoid Arthritis Video

Rheumatoid arthritis of the shoulder occurs as the result of an autoimmune reaction that targets the synovial lining of the shoulder joint. The condition causes significant pain and inflammation, and typically occurs symmetrically on each side of the body. This animation illustrates the symptoms that can help identify rheumatoid arthritis of the shoulder, as well as treatment options for relief from the pain and inflammation.