ILLUSTRATION: Repairing the damage

March 29, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Missouri goalkeeper Shelby Sonnefeldt had surgery to repair her shoulder capsule, which had been stretched out after an initial injury, due to numerous dislocations. The shoulder capsule is a sheath of tendons that holds the
shoulder together. The surgeon removed some excess tissue, then sutured the rest together, much like a tailor would alter cloth.