PT Tip of the Month

Shoulder Fractures

The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint comprised of the humerus (upper arm bone), clavicle (collar bone), and the scapula (shoulder blade). The ball is comprised of the head of the humerus and the socket consists of the glenoid fossa of the scapula. To function as a normal joint, the ball glides and rotates in the socket with input and assistance from various shoulder muscles and ligaments. If there is a disruption of any of the bones, muscles, or ligaments, normal function of the shoulder is considerably more difficult. [more...]

PT Tip of the Month Archives

Enter your email address to receive monthly information regarding common injury treatments and prevention.

Boston collage
33 Pond Avenue, Suite 107B Brookline, MA 02445 Tel: (617) 232-PAIN (7246) Fax: (617) 232-5196
1208B VFW Parkway, Suite 202 West Roxbury, MA 02132 Tel: (617) 325-PAIN (7246) Fax: (617) 325-7282