Dislocated shoulder

What is Dislocated shoulder?

A shoulder dislocation occurs when the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) pops out of the shallow shoulder socket of the scapula (called the glenoid). This can happen when a strong force pulls the shoulder upward or outward, or from an extreme external rotation of the humerus.

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My left shoulder gets dislocated every now and then, and I am in excruciating pain, always. I am suffering this from the past 3 years and my left...

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you have recurrent dislocation of the shoulder which requires through evaluation including clinical evaluation, special X ray views , and MRA...

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Hi, i dislocated my left shoulder 8 years ago, ive had a bankurt repair and a laterjat. I have had scans on my crvial neck which showed tears and...

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Hi , thanks for writing to HCM.

Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) is generally reserved for end stage osteoarthritis of glenohumeral joint, Severe...

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I fell on my shoulder during soccer and I thought I dislocated it. However, xrays were negative, and they told me it is probably tendon damage....

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Hi thanks for the query.
From the complaints you had described there could be some sort of tendon damage. But the complaints of mild swelling and...

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