A dislocated shoulder is a very painful injury that occurs when your upper arm bone pops out of the socket in your shoulder joint. Because the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body it is particularly susceptible to dislocation and there is a risk of repeated dislocations if the joint becomes unstable.
Rugby is a fun, fast-paced sport that is as exciting to play as it is to watch. But, the price of competing in such a high impact contact sport is that rugby players are at particularly high risk of injury. In fact, rugby has the highest risk of injury per player per hour of any…
This is a question we often get asked, along with “How quickly can I get back to the gym after elbow surgery?” We understand what motivates patients to ask, particularly those with active lifestyles who are eager to continue training.
It can sometimes be hard to convince patients that rehabilitation after shoulder or elbow injury is a critical part of their treatment. However, without it you can be left with stiffness, loss of movement or weakness, which may become permanent.