Review for Shoulder dislocation

  • Age 35-54
  • Male
  • 160 lbs
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 6-18 Months
  • Repeat injury? No

Treatment Ratings

    Almost Cured
    Shoulder manipulation

Fell during snowboarding, resulted in left dislocated shoulder. Taken by ambulance to hospital after receiving a Morphine shot. At the hospital, taken an X-ray where a chipped bone was identified. Received a Versed shot to allow for the doc to manipulate the shoulder back into place. The injury included a stretched back deltoid nerve that rendered the back deltoid muscle nonoperational for a period of 4 months following the injury. Physical therapy administered for a period of 3 months following injury. Recovery took about a year where the shoulder felt normal, except for sensitivity to weather changes that lasted for a couple of years afterwards.

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