People often mistaken loose shoulder and shoulder dislocation. There are 2 differences type of injuries that often experienced by sportsmen or people who carry out heavy physical activities using their arms. So what are the difference between loose shoulder and shoulder dislocation?

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocation usually occurs when a person falls or is hit by the upper arm bone. This condition causes the upper arm bone to come out or shift from the shoulder socket. In severe cases of shoulder dislocation, tissue and nerves around the shoulder joint are damaged.

Loose Shoulder

According to our loose shoulder specialist clinic, despite being referred to as a shoulder injury, the injury was completely unrelated to the shoulder joint. On the contrary, loose shoulders result from tearing one of the ligaments that connects the collarbone to the shoulder blade.

When the ligament is torn, the collarbone can move out of position and push the skin at the top of your shoulder. Although these separate shoulders risk causing deformity, patients with separate shoulders can usually recover fully over time.

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Causes of Loose Shoulder

Shoulder injuries, whether shoulder dislocation or loose shoulder can be caused by several things, including:

Fall abruptly with position resting on shoulder on a hard surface.

Hard shot on shoulder

Hard movement breaks by hand

In addition, this loose shoulder can also occur due to sharp circular movements in sports movements. Sports that can pose a high risk of two shoulder injuries are: Soccer, Hockey, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing, Volleyball

Symptoms of Loose Shoulder

If you have just had an accident involving the shoulder area, pay attention to the following symptoms that indicate a shoulder injury.

Symptoms of Shoulder Dislocation

Severe pain in the shoulder and upper arm, as a result it is difficult to move the arm. Shoulder deformation – a lump in front or behind your shoulder, depending on how the bone has been dislocated.

Symptoms of Loose Shoulder

Severe pain immediately after an injury occurs, Swelling, Bruises, Shoulder defects.

Loose Shoulder Treatments

To diagnose loose shoulder, our shoulder specialist will do clinical examination and X-rays to find out if there are broken bones and other conditions.

According to our loose shoulder specialist clinic, loose shoulder treatments include physiotherapy to strengthen the muscles that help to hold the shoulder in position.

Loose shoulder treatment include surgery may also be recommended to tighten the shoulder capsule to help reduce the amount of mobility of the joint.

Call us at 64762106 or SMS 84998384 for an appointment with our shoulder specialist for loose shoulder specialist clinic.

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