What is The Shoulder Acromion?

The shoulder acromion is the tip of the shoulder. Between the arm and the neck is will a small lump or protrusion, this is the acromion. Basically the shoulder acromion part of the shoulder blade.

A normal acromion is flat and smooth. Shoulder problems can arise if the acromion is hooked. (The hook is like a small protrusion bending downwards into the subacromial space.) A hooked acromion is likely to cause shoulder impingement.

Good posture and shoulder exercise can reduce the likelihood of impingement.

For further information about the shoulder acromion and shoulder impingement please see the following articles:

Shoulder Acromion

Shoulder Impingement

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