Advanced Orthopedics & Sport Medicine

Specialized Orthopedics Services Since 2005

Shoulder anatomy and function

Explore the intricate shoulder anatomy and its remarkable function, encompassing a unique blend of mobility and stability. Dive into the complex structure of bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons that work synergistically to power diverse movements and support your upper body.


Common Conditions

  • Adhesive capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder
  • Biceps tears
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocated or fractured shoulder
  • Impingement
  • Instability in the shoulder joint
  • Labrum tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • SLAP tear
  • Tendon rupture
  • Trauma-related injuries

    Treatment Options

    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder
    • Injections
    • Labral or biceps surgery
    • Ligament reconstruction
    • Reverse shoulder replacement
    • Rotator cuff tear repair
    • Total shoulder replacement