What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?

What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?

Sometimes sports can get rough, and when your shoulder falls completely out of place, it is called a complete shoulder dislocation. But sometimes, your shoulder is only partially knocked out of place, which is called a partial shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation.

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Shoulder dislocations in contact sports

Shoulder dislocations in contact sports

According to Dr. Mark DiLella, an OrthoIndy sports medicine specialist, a shoulder dislocation is a complete separation of the ball (humerus) and cup (glenoid) joint surfaces.

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Impact sports and shoulder dislocations

Impact sports and shoulder dislocations

The most flexible joint in the entire human body is the shoulder joint.

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What causes recurrent patellar (knee cap) dislocations?

What causes recurrent patellar (knee cap) dislocations?

After the first patellar (knee cap) dislocation, a percentage of patients will experience another dislocation(s) depending on their specific issue.

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What are the most common golf injuries?

What are the most common golf injuries?

OrthoIndy hand and sports medicine physician, Dr. Timothy Dicke discusses common golf injuries and how to reduce your risk of experiencing an injury while playing.

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Student finds relief from chronic knee instability

Student finds relief from chronic knee instability

Chronic knee pain was nothing new for Hillary Carnall. But when she found out surgery could cure her pain for good, everything changed.

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What are the most common snowboarding injuries?

What are the most common snowboarding injuries?

Dr. Michael Thieken, OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, discusses the most common snowboarding injuries and how to prevent them.

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5 Facts about hip and knee replacement surgery

5 Facts about hip and knee replacement surgery

OrthoIndy surgeon, Dr. Patrick Millikan, discusses the benefits and recovery time of a hip or knee replacement surgery.

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Five summer training tips for football players

Five summer training tips for football players

What are common overuse football injuries? Learn more about high school football summer strength and conditioning.

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Common injuries from slips and falls

Common injuries from slips and falls

Slip and fall injuries can be a costly expense. Learn more about the most common slip and fall accidents that may lead to treatment by a trauma specialist.

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How can I tell if I dislocated my elbow?

How can I tell if I dislocated my elbow?

An elbow dislocation occurs when the bones of the forearm (the ulna and radius) move out of place with the upper arm bone (the humerus).

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How do you treat a Lisfranc injury (midfoot injury)?

How do you treat a Lisfranc injury (midfoot injury)?

A lisfranc injury, also referred to as a midfoot injury, occurs when the bones in the midfoot are broken or ligaments that support the midfoot are torn.

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