Was does the thickening of the Glenohumeral Joint Capsule form?
A Definable Ligament
Is the Definable Ligament made by the Joint Capsule the only ligament present?
No, there are True Ligaments present between other bony elements
What is the purpose of the the Ligaments in the Glenohumeral Joint?
To Strengthen and Ease Movements
What are the 4 main Ligaments in the Glenohumeral Joint?
- Glenohumeral Ligaments
- Coracohumeral Ligament
- Transverse Humeral Ligament
- Coracoacromial Ligament
How many bands does the Glenohumeral Ligaments consist of?
What are 3 bands the Glenohumeral Ligament consists of?
What direction do the Glenohumeral Ligaments travel in?
They run in the Joint Capsule, from the Glenoid Fossa to the Anatomical Neck of the Humerus
What is the function of the Glenohumeral Ligaments?
To Strengthen and Stabilize the Anterior aspect of the Joint Capsule
Where does the Coracohumeral Ligament attach to?
- The Base of the Coracoid Process
2. The Greater Tubercle of the Humerus
What is the function of the Coracohumeral Ligament?
To Support the Superior part of the Joint Capsule
Where is the Transverse Humeral Ligament found?
It spans between the Greater and Lesser Tubercle of the Humerus
What is the function of the Transverse Humeral Ligament?
It holds the Tendon of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii in the Intertubercular Sulcus (Groove)
What is different about the Coracoacromial Ligament?
It is not a thickening of the Joint Capsule
Where does the Coracoacromial Ligament run between?
- The Acromion
2. The Coracoid Process of the Scapula
What is forms the Coracoacromial Arch?
- The Acromion
- The Coracoid Process of the Scapula
- The Coracoacromial Ligament
Where can the Coracoacromial Arch be found?
Overlying the Glenohumeral Joint
What is the function of the Coracoacromial Arch?
To prevent Superior Displacement of the Humeral Head