As an orthopaedic positioning method for sprains, luxations and glenohumeral subluxations. Capsular displacement. As a conservative treatment for acute and chronic bursitis. In rotator cuff repair surgery. In shoulder endoprosthesis implantation. Adhesive capsulitis. Entrapment syndrome. As a method of immobilisation after implantation of a prosthetic shoulder joint and after acromioplasty.