The shoulder – comprised of the humerus, the scapula (shoulder blade), and the clavicle (collarbone) – is the most flexible joint in the human body. This flexibility allows for smooth rotation in front of, above, to the side, and behind our bodies; however, it can also lead to serious problems. Playing sports, lifting heavy objects, completing everyday tasks – each of these activities, along with many others, involve the risk of injuring this complex piece of machinery.

Oftentimes, shoulder injuries occur as a result of excessive and repetitive movements. Over time, these movements can lead to complications including arthritis, instability, tears, and more. The board certified physicians at Tri-State Orthopaedics are experienced in diagnosing and treating all shoulder-related issues.

Don’t let pain in your shoulder keep you from working and enjoying life! The specialists at Tri-State Orthopaedics can diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions involving the shoulder – request an appointment or call for an appointment – 812-477-1558.

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