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how to recognize and treat shoulder injuries in indoor soccer?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 29 years experience
Pain : Injuries to the shoulder during activities such as indoor soccer will usually be recognized via pain. The severity of the pain and the ability or inability to move or use the shoulder/arm will usually be a guide to whether medical evaluation and treatment will be necessary.
Dr. Charles Toman
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
See your sports md: I care for a number of teams and athletes. Many sports medicine doctors would be happy to be a team doctor or league doctor to help minimize injury to athletes.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What therapy is effective for shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Theraband exercise: When rehabilitating shoulder injuries theraband exercises are helpful in restoring strength and motion to the shoulder. If the shoulder is very stiff then pulley exercises with commercially available pulleys is also helpful.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Can someone describe the most common shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Hand Surgery 46 years experience
Several: Shoulder dislocations, fractures, and rotator cuff tears are the most common shoulder injuries.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What are all the different possible shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Shoulder injuries: The most common shoulder injuries are rotator cuff tears, dislocations, and fractures.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Does any kind of doctor know everything about shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Depends: Most primary care physicians probably have some knowledge of shoulder injuries, but if you are looking for someone with specialized training you should see a physiatrist, orthopedist or sports medicine specialist.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What are some common shoulder injuries?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Variable: The pain could be things as simple as a contusion, tendonitis internal derangements, and fractures. You need a thorough exam, history and possible xrays or MRI scans obviously , the results of the above will help determine the best treatment.

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