Shoulder

Simply put, the shoulder, or shoulder joint, is the connection of the upper arm and the thorax. Comprising of numerous ligamentous and muscular structures, the only actual bony articulations are the glenohumeral joint and the acromioclavicular joint. The shoulder allows for a large range of motion, but is also more prone to dislocation and other injuries.


Upper limb anatomy
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Section: Anatomy
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