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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Don Buford
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Injury or congenital: There are 2 broad categories of shoulder instability. Some patients have a traumatic injury that leads to a shoulder dislocation or subluxation and so ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, very common: You describe a shoulder subluxation, whereby the shoulder joint transiently moves out of place enough to give a sensation of pain (sometimes) and disc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: If this is the first dislocation and there was trauma. See a physical therapist for exercises but first see an Orthopaedic surgeon. If you have had re ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: If you've had any previous injuries to your shoulder, you may have a damaged joint or supporting soft tissues which make you more susceptible. Altern ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends : It depends on if you made a full recovery. Most patients who have had a simple shoulder dislocation without complication can return to full activitie ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dislocated shoulder: Be very careful. You are at risk for dislocation again. Keep all arm movements in front of your body. Biceps and triceps are okay.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Shoulder exercises: Was it traumatic or non traumatic dislocation? Basic exercises would be "thrower's 10" exercises for the scapular stabilizer muscles and rotator cuff ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly yes: Possibly yes, but rather unlikely, unless some weakness in the bones, like a cyst etc already present. Dislocation can occur if your arm was pulled ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
You need diagnosis: Connective tissue disease may or may not apply to you. Hypermobility like you describe could be a sign of a disease such as ehlos danlos syndrome, M ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
S/p shoulder injury: See an orthopedist as soon as possible. Limited movement and loss of strength are issues that must be addressed immediately.
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