The shoulder is vital to our performance of everyday activities as it controls the placement of the hand in space. The shoulder joint is a complex structure made of three separate joints that work together to give you a wide range of motion. Unfortunately, it is often true that the more a joint can do, the more problems that can arise. MIDSTATE Orthopaedic physicians have the expertise and experience to provide comprehensive care of the shoulder including nonsurgical treatments, arthroscopic surgery, and joint replacement options.
Understand that your shoulder is a complicated part of your body and there are many conditions which can affect it. The following helps provide you with an overview of some of the more common shoulder ailments.