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Shoulder Dislocation (cont.)

Shoulder Dislocation Symptoms

  • The main symptom of a shoulder dislocation is severe pain at the shoulder joint.

  • The patient will have great difficulty moving your arm even a little bit.

  • If the shoulder is touched from the side, it feels mushy, as if the underlying bone is gone (usually the humeral head - top of the arm bone - is displaced below and toward the front).

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Shoulder dislocations may occur from a traumatic injury or from loose capsular ligaments.

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