A 38-year-old member asked:
which is more likely to get a dislocated hip or dislocated shoulder?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Deberardino answered
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder more common: Statistically speaking, you are more likely to dislocate your shoulder than your hip.
Answered on Nov 23, 2012
Dr. Vivek Agrawal answered
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder: The shoulder has the most mobility of any joint in the body so is also much more likely to become unstable. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/unstable-shoulder.htm.
Answered on Dec 7, 2012
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