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Laparoscopic Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
A glenohumeral dislocation occurs when the head of humeus displaces in relationship to the glenoid fossa. Most glenohumeral dislocations occur when the humerus slips forward (anterior) on the fossa. A disocated shoulder must be reduced, & a post-reduction x-ray is necessary to check for any fractures/ ensure proper realignment. Dislocations may also cause soft tissue ...Read more
If I did a surgery would it be effective to stop a re occurrence of the shoulder dislocation to happen?
My friend had a major shoulder dislocation . Since than he had many others. Now he can't do specific moves without causing it. Does he need surgery ?
Probably: Traumatic dislocations cause rutpure of the structures holding the sholder joint in place. It tears the capsule and ligaments as well as detaches the labrum the make the shoulder joint stable. Physical therapy can strengthen the muscles that prevent dislocation but if there are more than 2 dislocation with increasing frequency during normal activity surgery is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please explain me the surgery procedure needed for someone with frequent shoulder dislocation ? Is there an age limit for this ? My fr is 19.
Labral repair: In order to stabilize his shoulder & stop the dislocations he will need to have his labrum repaired most likely. This structure is usually torn or stretched from dislocations. Other procedures more rarely needed could involve bone transfer/grafting if bone loss is present. There is not an age restriction, as long as strict postop protocol/restrictions can be followed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 times shoulder dislocation in 3 years. Will shoulder surgery prevent it frm dislocating again? I heard 5% chance afta surgery. Otherwise 80%. 23yo.
I've shoulder dislocation with humerus fracture, I alreeady pass the surgery for 2 weeks, but now I feel the shoulder become dislocated again, help?
Reduce the joint: Initial treatment is to reduce the dislocation, after which most are placed in a sling. It is important to determine how much structural damage has been done so an evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon is recommended.....this does not mean surgery is required but there are some associated injuries and factors that may influence your treatment choices and your decision as to what is best for you. ...Read more
Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more
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