A 40-year-old member asked:
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how much time does a dislocated shoulder take to heal?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
6 weeks: At age 40 you have a greater than 80% chance of a full recovery in 3 months. You should start moving by 3 weeks and exercising at 6 weeks.
Answered on May 21, 2014

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