Patho-anatomy and Patho-mechanics of Glenohumeral Instability

Sagar Vivek Kakatkar, Jonathan Herald

Volume 2 | Issue 1 | Jan – Apr 2017 | Page 3-6

Author: Sagar Vivek Kakatkar [1,2], Jonathan Herald [1]

[1] Vivaan Clinic, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
[2] Dr. VPMCH, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.
[3] Orthoclinic, Sydney, Australia.

Address of Correspondence

Vivaan Clinic, First floor, N.S.B. center, Canada Corner, Nashik


Patho-anatomy and patho-mechanics form the basis of management of any pathology. Gleno-humeral joint is one of the most functionally complex joint in the body because of its greater range of motion and interrelationship of the forces acting on the joint. All these factors should be considered when planning the management of the glenohumeral instability since inability to address anatomical deficiencies may lead to failure; which may further complicate the treatment. The static and dynamic stabilizers of the glenohumeral joint have been described here in relation to the shoulder instability.
Keywords: Glenohumeral instability, pathoanatomy, pathomechanics, inferior glenohumeral ligament.


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How to Cite this article:. Kakatkar SV, Herald J. Patho-anatomy and Patho-mechanics of Glenohumeral Instability. Asian Journal of Arthroscopy Jan – April 2017;2(1):3-6.

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