The shoulder is the most versatile and yet the most vulnerable joint in the body. With range of motion greater than any other joint in the body, the shoulder is designed for mobility rather than stability. The ultimate function of the shoulder is to help position the hand and upper extremity for accurate and efficient use. The shoulder is also designed to provide strength and power to upper extremity movements. To meet the many demands placed on it, the shoulder uses three bones, four joints, and a specialized set of soft tissues consisting of muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bursae.
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