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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.

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 more

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dislocated Shoulder (Definition)

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


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What types of surgery for shoulder dislocation?

What types of surgery for shoulder dislocation?

Stabilization.: Shoulder stabilization is the name of the procedure. It is usually done on an outpatient basis. Usually takes about 2 hours. There are other forms of stabilization, depending on your specific findings. ...Read more

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If I did a surgery would it be effective to stop a re occurrence of the shoulder dislocation to happen?

If I did a surgery would it be effective to stop  a re occurrence of the shoulder dislocation to happen?

Yes: Bankart procedure high success rate low conplication rate stay away from bone blocking procedures rhe bankart repair has a good track record no garuntees though with surgery but generally effective even in athletes and soldiers ...Read more

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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 ?

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 more

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How do I stop my shoulder dislocation from happening?

How do I stop my shoulder dislocation from happening?

See othopedist: Recurrent shoulder dislocation can be treated keep elbow on side and hand on stomach sling helps. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain after shoulder dislocation?

What should I do? I have pain after shoulder dislocation?

Assuming: You have already seen a physician to make sure there is no other lasting issues or damage, ice is normally recommended for post-dislocation pain, 20 min on/off. Do not immobilize for too long to avoid adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Imaging if deemed necessary by examining physician. Nsaids are mildly controversial with different docs after dislocation. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

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