A 37-year-old member asked:
how long can it take a dislocated shoulder to get better?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Jack Choueka answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Sometimes shoulders that dislocate do not ever dislocate again and people have complete recovery. If multiple dislocations occur been surgery can sometimes be needed to stop the dislocations.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Audie Rolnick answered
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Variable: Traumatic or atraumatic? Multiple dislocations or one? Can take several months. May never improve without rehab or surgery.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013
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