Shoulder Subluxation

The shoulder joint is more complex than other joints because it has a full 360° of motion. This is made possible by the structures making up the joint itself. The joint is made up of the placement of the ball of the humerus on the glenoid portion of the scapula. This can be likened to a “bowling ball sitting on a golf tee,” where the top portion of the humerus, or head, is the bowling ball and the smaller glenoid is the tee. Just as the ball is held in ...

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