Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation

Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation
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Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation

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national youth football championships 1508868857 1970246128 Coming Back From: Shoulder SeparationBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

A “shoulder separation” is a different injury than a shoulder dislocation
The shoulder separation involves a sprain to the ligaments of a joint at the point of the shoulder near the end of the collarbone
We will often see these injuries when a player is tackled or falls to the ground on the point of the shoulder, with the arm at the player’s side
Most shoulder separations from sports injuries can successfully be treated without surgery

I’ve written recently about shoulder dislocation, a serious condition in which the ball portion of the shoulder (humerus) becomes completely dislodged from the socket…

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