Shoulder[shohl-der] – Anatomy. The part of each side of the body in humans, at the top of the trunk, extending from each side of the base of the neck to the region where the arm articulates with the trunk.
A shoulder injury—either by accident or overuse—can occur in more than one area because of the shoulder’s anatomic complexity and surrounding muscles, tendons, ligaments, labrum and cartilage. Systemic illness or disease also can affect your shoulder; however, overuse is a common cause of an injury which typically results from:
Most people know immediately when they injure their shoulder because of pain, lack of mobility and inability to participate in daily activities. If you experience any of these symptoms, do not put off making an appointment to be examined and treated. Delay and neglect are the biggest reasons small and correctable injuries become larger and more difficult to treat—even resulting in a permanent disability.
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No good deed goes unpunished according to the adage. Unfortunately, Robert Kmoch experienced the maxim firsthand when he and fellow fishing club members were setting a pier as part of their fishing club’s membership obligation. Kmoch slipped while carrying a shovel and landed awkwardly on his left arm. He knew...Read More
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Dr. Steven Chudik is offering virtual doctor visits from the safety of your own home during COVID-19. Dr. Chudik is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Shoulder, Knee and Sports Medicine Injuries.