Treating first time shoulder dislocations with surgery can benefit young athletes

Posted by on July 7, 2016 12:29 pm
Categories: health

Shoulder instability is most common in the young, athletic population, bringing a focus to how these injuries are best treated. New research has demonstrated that surgery after a first-time shoulder dislocation lowered the re-injury risks and need for follow-up surgery when compared to those who were initially treated non-operatively and experienced a repeat dislocation prior to surgery.

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