Have you tried comparing the ranges of motion of your shoulder, knee, and hip joints? Try to move them. Have you noticed a big difference in the ranges of motion between them? Which one covers more?
The shoulder joint is like a ball and socket. This kind of connection gives your shoulder a range of motion at around 150 degrees.
“With great power comes great responsibility.” – Remember this tagline from Spiderman? This applies to your shoulder as well. Having this much range of motion makes your shoulders prone to a number of pain-causing conditions. Here is a list of conditions affecting your shoulder:
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A fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. This happens almost...read more >>
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