Shoulder

Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries

What is shoulder separation? A shoulder separation is not truly an injury to the shoulder joint. The injury…

Biceps Tendon Injuries at the Shoulder

Biceps Tendon Injuries at the Shoulder The biceps muscle has two tendons that attach it to the bones…

Calcific Tendonitis

Calcific Tendonitis Calcific tendonitis refers to a build-up of calcium in the rotator cuff (calcific deposit). When calcium…

Fractured Humerus

Fractured Humerus What is it? The humerus is the longest bone in the arm. It is articulated with…

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder What is a frozen shoulder? The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint and the…

Multidirectional Shoulder Instability (MDI)

Multidirectional Shoulder Instability (MDI) Abnormal amount of excursion of the humeral head on the glenoid in all directions.…

Pectoralis Major Rupture

Pectoralis Major Rupture What is Pectoralis Major Rupture? The pectoralis major muscle is the large muscle in front…

Rotator Cuff Tears

Rotator cuff tears A rotator cuff tear is a common cause of pain and disability among adults. Each…

Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis Normal Shoulder In the normal shoulder (glenohumeral joint), motion occurs across smooth surfaces lined with cartilage.…

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Arthroscopy What is shoulder arthroscopy? Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive technique that allows access to and treatment…

Shoulder Impingement

One of the most common physical complaints is shoulder pain. Your shoulder is made up of several joints…

Shoulder Injuries in Athletes

Shoulder Injuries in Athletes What are these injuries? Overhead throwing places extremely high stresses on the shoulder, specifically…

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Instability What is shoulder instability? Shoulder instability is a common shoulder problem, and regularly seen by therapists,…

Shoulder Joint Replacement

Shoulder Joint Replacement If nonsurgical treatments like medications and activity changes are no longer helpful for relieving pain,…

Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder Surgery¬† What is Shoulder Surgery? Shoulder surgery treats injured shoulders by repairing the muscles, connective tissue, or…

Shoulder Trauma

Fractures and Dislocations

What is the shoulder?

What is the Shoulder? The shoulder is the part that serves as the link between the arm and…