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Following shoulder dislocation, what is the most important activity a person should do for therapy?

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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rest

There is no specific exercise that will prevent a shoulder from dislocating again.
It has more to do with the bony and ligamentous structures. However, scapular stabilizer strengthening (upper back) can place your shoulder in a better position overall.

In brief: Rest

There is no specific exercise that will prevent a shoulder from dislocating again.
It has more to do with the bony and ligamentous structures. However, scapular stabilizer strengthening (upper back) can place your shoulder in a better position overall.
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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Avoid Reinjury

http://www.theshouldercenter.com/unstable-shoulder.htm for more information.
After an initial short period of rest, we typically recommend a detailed evaluation for patients over 40 years of age with a shoulder specialist because the risk for rotator cuff injury is also increased now in addition to the possibility of labrum injury.

In brief: Avoid Reinjury

http://www.theshouldercenter.com/unstable-shoulder.htm for more information.
After an initial short period of rest, we typically recommend a detailed evaluation for patients over 40 years of age with a shoulder specialist because the risk for rotator cuff injury is also increased now in addition to the possibility of labrum injury.
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