Shoulder FAQs:


Q: Is a shoulder made up of three bones: the clavicle?

A: Yes, and the scapula , and the humerus as well as associated muscles, ligaments and tendons.

Q: Is a shoulder the shoulder joint?

A: Yes, and the acromioclavicular joint.

Q: Is a shoulder the group of structures in the region of the joint?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a shoulder the sternoclavicular joint that articulates with the sternum and clavicle?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a shoulder the most movable joint in the body?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a shoulder the clavicle?

A: Yes, and humerus, and scapula, the latter providing the glenoid cavity, acromion and coracoid processes.

Q: Is a shoulder not aligned in the transversal?

A: Yes, and coronal or sagittal plane, and that therefore during imaging of the shoulder the transducer head has to be hold perpendicularly or parallel to the structures of interest.