Specialist for joint instability and dislocation

Shoulder dislocation occurs when the upper arm bone (humerus) pops out of the shoulder socket, causing significant pain, instability, and limited shoulder mobility. At HSA, our experienced specialists are dedicated to providing comprehensive care for shoulder dislocations, offering expert diagnoses and treatments to help you regain stability and restore optimal shoulder function.

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Specialists for shoulder dislocation correction

At HSA, our team of board-certified physicians brings a wealth of experience and expertise in managing shoulder dislocations. With specialized training in orthopedic surgery and sub-specialization in upper extremity and microvascular surgery, our doctors possess the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional care for your shoulder condition. Their commitment to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field ensures that you receive the most effective and innovative treatments available.

Symptoms of shoulder dislocation

Some of the most common shoulder dislocation symptoms include the following:

  • Sudden and Intense Shoulder Pain: A shoulder dislocation typically causes immediate and severe pain. The pain may be localized to the shoulder joint and can extend down the arm.
  • Visible Deformity or Abnormal Appearance: A dislocated shoulder may sometimes result in a visibly deformed or out-of-place shoulder joint. You may notice a bump or protrusion in the shoulder area, indicating the dislocation.
  • Limited Range of Motion: Following a dislocation, your shoulder may become significantly limited in movement. You may find it challenging or impossible to move your arm or shoulder normally.
  • Swelling and Bruising: Dislocations can lead to swelling and bruising around the shoulder joint. The area may appear swollen, discolored, or tender to the touch.
  • Instability or Feeling of the Shoulder "Slipping Out": Individuals with recurrent shoulder dislocations may experience a sense of instability in the joint. They may feel the shoulder is prone to "slipping out" of place with specific movements.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, seeking medical attention as soon as possible is crucial. Delaying treatment can increase the risk of complications and further joint damage.

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Same day appointments

We understand the urgency of treating shoulder dislocations, as timely intervention is crucial for proper healing, minimized pain, and restored stability and function. That's why we offer same-day appointments at HSA; when you schedule an appointment with us, you can expect to be seen by one of our dedicated specialists without unnecessary delays. We prioritize your care and understand the importance of prompt attention in addressing your shoulder dislocation. Our goal is to provide you with timely evaluation, accurate diagnosis, and a tailored treatment plan, ensuring that you receive the care you need when you need it most.

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Your custom treatment plan at HSA

Our experts will thoroughly evaluate your shoulder during your appointment, including a detailed medical history and physical examination. We may also utilize advanced imaging techniques, such as X-rays or MRI scans, to assess the extent of the dislocation and identify any associated injuries.

Based on our findings, we will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include:

  • Closed reduction techniques to reposition the dislocated joint
  • Immobilization with a sling or brace
  • A customized rehabilitation program to restore strength, stability, and range of motion in your shoulder

Contact us today to schedule your appointment and take the first step towards regaining stability and function in your shoulder.

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