Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)

Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)
 Coming Back From: Shoulder Separation (Egypt’s Eyes Are On Mo Salah)By 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

This week I’ll offer up some pre-World Cup injury recovery info, inspired by Egypt/Liverpool brilliant playmaker Mo Salah…

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