Structures

  • Glenohumeral joint
  • Superior glenohumeral ligament
  • Middle glenohumeral ligament
  • Inferior glenohumeral ligament
  • Coracohumeral ligament

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Coracohumeral ligament- Inferior coracoid process- Greater tubercle of humerus- Stabilise the glenohumeral joint
Superior glenohumeral ligament- Upper part of glenoid labrum- Superior humeral neck- Stabilise the glenohumeral joint
- Limit lateral rotation and extension of joint
Middle glenohumeral ligament- Anterior glenoid cavity- Lesser tubercle of humerus- Stabilise the glenohumeral joint
- Limit lateral rotation and extension of joint
Inferior glenohumeral ligament- Inferior part of blenoid labrum- Inferomedial part of humeral neck- Stabilise the glenohumeral joint
- Limit lateral rotation and extension of joint