A dislocated Shoulder occurs when the humerus separates from the scapula at the glenohumeral joint
What is the cause of Shoulder Dislocation?
A common cause is due to injury to the Shoulder during a fall or a sports related injury. Other causes may include very lax or hyper mobile joints.
What is the treatment for Shoulder Dislocation?
Diagnosis includes physical examination where there is a significant pain, which can sometimes be felt past the Shoulder, along the arm. The person is unable to move the arm from its current position, there is associated numbness of the arm and a visibly displaced Shoulder. A surgical procedure of closed reduction is usually done to return the Shoulder to its normal position. There are different treatments depending on condition which Dr.Kevin yip will advise during the consultation, if there is a need for a treatment or surgery. For an appointment with Dr.Kevin yip please call +65 6471 2691(24hours).