shoulder joint

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Noun1.shoulder joint - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapulashoulder joint - a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
arteria circumflexa humeri, circumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
arteria circumflexa scapulae, circumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint - a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone
rotator cuff - a supporting structure of the shoulder consisting of the muscles and tendons that attach the arm to the shoulder joint and enable the arm to move
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SLAP lesions can be repaired arthro-scopically, in which the surgeon makes a small incision and inserts a small camera (arthroscope) into the shoulder joint. Then the surgeon will be able to completely assess the extent of the SLAP lesion and determine how best to repair the injury once it is fully visible on the screen during the arthroscopic surgery.
Shoulder joint instability - ligaments supporting the shoulder may become stretched, torn or detached allowing the shoulder joint to dislocate easily.
Surgery is usually required to fix an unstable shoulder joint as a consequence of frequent dislocations.
REPLACEMENT SURGERIESThough most cases are attributed to sports injuries and ageing, the shoulder joint replacement is also performed on people with other conditions such as arthritis."The procedure entails replacing the affected worn out or severely fractured parts of the shoulder joint with implants in different fashions," Dr Byakika said.
Forty five patients were assigned to group "A" and were given intraarticular injection of triamcinolone 40mg (2ml) and bupivacain 2ml into the shoulder joint. Group "B", having forty five patients received eight session of physiotherapy on alternate day.
Earlier, Salah underwent an x-ray examination on his shoulder that showed he is suffering from torn ligaments in the shoulder joint. The recovery of Salah will not exceed three weeks.
Both patients had improved pain, tear thickness, range of motion and functional ability of shoulder joint. Case report suggests high quality randomized controlled trial to find effectiveness of laser either as separate or an adjunct treatment for partial tears of supraspinatus tendon.
One of the passengers was taken to the hospital with bruises of soft tissues of the shoulder joint.
The company said the CSR Total Shoulder System is a new canal-sparing, anatomic shoulder arthroplasty system that provides consistently reproducible shoulder joint restoration with an humeral implant that is smaller, more anatomically-shaped and less invasive than traditional shoulder replacement surgery.
Furthermore, the shoulder joint and adjacent soft tissues receive minor contributions from the subscapular nerve (C5-C6; originates from posterior cord of brachial plexus), lateral pectoral nerve (C5-C6; originates from lateral cord of brachial plexus), and musculocutaneous nerve (C5-C7; originates from lateral cord of brachial plexus) [8].