A 26-year-old male asked:
would a compression shirt help with arm and shoulder pain/instability?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Trettin answered
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Prob not: As an orthopedic surgeon who treats many patients w/ shoulder instability i would say there is no proven benefit to wearing compression shirts for instability . In season football players w/ unstable shoulders may be helped by wearing 'harnesses' which limit abduction( movement away from body) and external rotation.Best of luck!
Answered on Apr 10, 2014
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