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Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocation occurs when an injury to the upper arm bone gets dislocated of the shoulder blades cup-shaped socket. The shoulder dislocation can happen forwardly, behind, and downward; forward dislocation is the most common. It is usually excruciating, accompanied by swelling. Treatment involves rest and limiting the movement range, pain medications, and applying ice packs followed by heat application.

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I have shoulder pain due to recurrent shoulder dislocation. Is surgery advisable?

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from shoulder pain for five months. My shoulder was dislocated for the third time and I took an MRI scan. My doctor said that we need to do surgery. What is your opinion?  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your question in detail. You are suffering from recurrent dislocation of the shoulder. In this condition, the soft tissue covering the capsule around the shoulder joint bones is torn. This causes the head of the humerus bone to dislocate frequently a...  Read Full »

How should I tape my shoulder to avoid dislocation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old. I was wondering due to my shoulder being really bad and after doing surgery and still, even after that I am always dislocating it. I have been trying to tape it but I am not one hundred percent sure how to do that, so it will minimize the chances of it dislocating while...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your concern. In your case, taping can help you little in stabilizing the joint. However, Kinesio tape helps you to recruit or inhibit muscle and is of less help in providing stability to the joint. If you want to tape, then go for rigid tape. If you were my pati...  Read Full »

Can you suggest some exercise and supplements for weak bones?

Query: Hi doctor, My shoulder bone was dislocated before six months. I can move my hand upright, but while sleeping it is paining. What kind of deficiency can be there? I am eating non-vegetarian food regularly from childhood. Please suggest me some exercise and supplement as my bones are weak. Thank y...  Read Full »

Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have understood your concern. Dislocation is accidental slippage of bone from the actual space and when it happens, it will make surrounding muscles, ligaments and capsule over stretch and so ultimately pain will be due to all structures. First, you need to strengthen t...  Read Full »

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