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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: And it may be sore for some time, depending upon the extent of the soft tissue damage you have incurred. Repetitive dislocations are also not uncommo ... Read More
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A shoulder dislocation can only occur if there has been fairly extensive soft tissue injury - in other words, the joint can only pop out if there is f ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
See your shoulder: Specialist. You may have dislocated again. Sometimes people have persistent instability. 5 days after a dislocation you should still be sore. You may ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain varies: Shoulder pain after a glenohumeral reduction (put back in) is typically less than while it is out of place. For first time dislocations the pain level ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: Very painful.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery: People that had multiple traumatic shoulder dislocations are best dealt with surgery. This is usually an arthroscopic type procedure that has a greate ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See othopedist: Recurrent shoulder dislocation can be treated keep elbow on side and hand on stomach sling helps.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Assuming: You have already seen a physician to make sure there is no other lasting issues or damage, ice is normally recommended for post-dislocation pain, 20 m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stabilization: Surgery may be indicated depending on your age and activity level. Often, the procedure can be done arthroscopically to repair torn cartilage (labrum ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Shoulder dislocation: There are basically two components of what stabilizes a joint: static ; dynamic. Static issues that you can't really strengthen include ligaments/cart ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Carefully: Wear the sling as instructed. Use pain medicine as necessary. Try sleeping in a semi-recumbent position, like a lazy boy position. Either sleep in a r ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
In a sling: The best way to protect your shoulder from dislocating in your sleep immediately after a shoulder dislocation and relocationis to sleep in a sling.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Sure esp with high weights.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: A shoulder dislocation is not a subtle thing. It usually causes horrific pain and the only treatment is to reduce the dislocation. More common cause ... Read More
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