Orthopedic shoulder surgery in Ogden, Utah
Dr. Jeffrey Harrison is one of the leading orthopedic surgeons in Utah. Dr. Harrison specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder conditions and injuries. Shoulder injuries can be debilitating and prevent you from participating in your active everyday life. Dr. Harrison offers advanced and comprehensive orthopedic care for patients of all ages and activity levels with shoulder pain and injuries. From common shoulder injuries such as shoulder arthritis to rotator cuff tears, Dr. Harrison and his team can help.
The human shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. This mobility provides the upper extremity with tremendous range of motion such as adduction, abduction, flexion, extension, internal rotation, external rotation, and 360° circumduction in the sagittal plane. Furthermore, the shoulder allows for scapular protraction, retraction, elevation, and depression. This wide range of motion also makes the shoulder joint unstable. This instability is compensated for by rotator cuff muscles, tendons, ligaments, and the glenoid labrum.