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Shoulder surgery proves to be effective for the long term »

Posted Sep 07 2008 8:30pm

A dislocated shoulder hurts – a lot! A shoulder dislocation occurs when the ball of the upper arm bone (humerus) becomes separated from the shoulder blade (scapula) at the very shallow shoulder socket (glenohumeral joint). Here is an excellent x-ray:

(photo by RubyVrooom and used under this creative commons license)
The construction of the shoulder [...]

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