Shoulder Dislocation Symptoms and Nonsurgical Treatment Options

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Nonsurgical therapies for shoulder dislocation can relieve pain and swelling, and restore mobility and range of motion. Multispecialty health care and rehabilitation centers in Brooklyn offer effective non-surgical treatment for shoulder dislocation.

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Shoulder Dislocation – Symptoms and Nonsurgical Treatment Options Nonsurgical therapies for shoulder dislocation can relieve pain and swelling and restore mobility and range of motion. The shoulder joint is one of the most mobile joint in the body. It can turn in many directions. This makes it prone to dislocation. Shoulder dislocation happens when the ball of the upper arm bone humerus pops out of the cup-shaped socket that is part of the shoulder blade. Multispecialty healthcare centers offer shoulder pain treatment in Brooklyn using nonsurgical modalities. Effective treatment allows patients to manage pain regain strength and restore full range of motion. A dislocation may be partial or complete. A partial dislocation occurs when the head of the upper arm bone is partially out of the socket whereas a complete dislocation occurs when the head of the upper arm bone is completely out of the socket. Both these dislocations cause pain and unsteadiness in the shoulder. Common causes and risk factors of shoulder dislocation include sports injuries accidents including motor vehicle accidents or falling on your shoulder or outstretched arm which can cause muscle contractions that pull the arm out of place. It can happen to anyone but is more common among young men involved in sports and other physical activities. Older people especially women are also at higher risk as they are more likely to fall. Signs and Symptoms of Shoulder Dislocation The signs and symptoms of a dislocated shoulder include: Severe joint pain

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718 769-2521 www.hqbk.com Inability to move the shoulder joint Visible deformity or out-of-place shoulder Swelling or bruising Numbness weakness or tingling near the injury such as in your neck or down your arm Muscle spasms Non-surgical Treatment Modalities for Shoulder Dislocation Multispecialty health care and rehabilitation centers in Brooklyn offer effective non-surgical treatment for shoulder dislocation. Experienced pain management doctors will first conduct a physical examination which may also involve history and imaging tests such as x-ray and MRI scan to diagnose the condition. Based on the results they will develop a customized treatment plan. Typically the treatment for dislocated shoulder will begin with replacement of the joint in the socket. A comprehensive treatment program will include the use of nonsurgical treatment modalities such as heat and ice application ultrasound therapy transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS radiofrequency ablation chiropractic care shoulder physical therapy and rehabilitation exercises. Focused treatment will help patients restore maximum shoulder function and balance after a dislocation resolve pain and prevent recurrence.

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