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A 38-year-old member asked:

what is the typical recuperation time for a dislocated shoulder?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
2-3 months: For first time simple shoulder dislocations after 2-3 months you can return to regular activities however further dislocations may occur. Also people over 40 with a first time dislocation need an MRI to make sure they don't have a rotator cuff tear. If there is pain feelings of a loose shoulder or multiple dislocations, then arthroscopic surgery may be needed.
Dr. Victor Khabie
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
4-6 weeks: But you should get an MRI to make sure your rotator cuff has not torn and to understand the extent of the ligament damage.

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Can you get endometriosis in the shoulder?

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How long until I can be active again from a dislocated shoulder?

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3 to 6 months: For patients with a first-time dislocation that is treated without surgery, a period of immobilization followed by a course of therapy can lead to good results unless the shoulder redislocates depending on the severity of the injury regular activities can begin by three months with more aggressive sporting activities at 6 months.
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What is the recommended treatment for a broken clavicle?

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are some of the symptoms of a broken shoulder?

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Pain: The most common symptom of any broken bone is pain and swelling.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are some of the treatments for a broken shoulder?

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Complicated: The shoulder is comprised of many different bones, and among them, many different types of fractures are possible. As with a broken wrist, complications can develop so go see your doctor without delay in order to be evaluated properly.

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