There are many treatment options for various shoulder problems that are nonsurgical.

For arthritis of the shoulder, be sure to check out the AAOS.  Nonsurgical treatments are outlined nicely.

Woman with Shoulder Pain

Physical Therapy

Working with a physical therapist is an excellent way to get started with a rehabilitation program for your shoulder if you are having many minor shoulder issues. There are many good resources for information available online to get you started:

One of the things that helps with overall health, weight control, and well-being is physical fitness.  A great resource is the LIVESTRONG Foundation.