Your shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body. It is made up of a ball and socket joint called the glenohumeral joint which is surrounded by a fibrous sleeve called the capsule.
Shoulder osteoarthritis is a painful condition which can affect any of the joints making up the shoulder girdle. Eventually it results in the wearing away of the cartilage in the joint.
Your collarbone connects the shoulder blade to the upper part of your breastbone. The medical name for this bone is the clavicle. At the outer end it makes a joint known as the acromioclavicular (AC) joint. The bone acts as protection to the nerves and blood vessels below as they transit from the neck to…
It can sometimes be hard to convince patients that rehabilitation after shoulder or elbow injury is a critical part of their treatment. However, without it you can be left with stiffness, loss of movement or weakness, which may become permanent.