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How long can it take a dislocated shoulder to get better?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Sometimes shoulders that dislocate do not ever dislocate again and people have complete recovery.
If multiple dislocations occur been surgery can sometimes be needed to stop the dislocations.

In brief: Depends

Sometimes shoulders that dislocate do not ever dislocate again and people have complete recovery.
If multiple dislocations occur been surgery can sometimes be needed to stop the dislocations.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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Dr. Charles Toman
Sports Medicine

In brief: Months

It takes months and may require surgery.

In brief: Months

It takes months and may require surgery.
Dr. Charles Toman
Dr. Charles Toman
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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Variable

Traumatic or atraumatic? Multiple dislocations or one? Can take several months.
May never improve without rehab or surgery.

In brief: Variable

Traumatic or atraumatic? Multiple dislocations or one? Can take several months.
May never improve without rehab or surgery.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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