Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Dislocations on The Call Room with Dr. Robert Berry Today on The Call Room, we’re talking about one of the most common injuries that I and my colleagues see, the shoulder dislocation. Some recent developments in the research of their treatments have changed the game what is recommended for those suffering from a dislocated shoulder.

The common advice for these injuries has always been to get treatment, but we just didn’t realize how important it was! The long term consequences of these injuries are showing to be more problematic and therefore they should be treated early for long term stability and to make a return to sports a sustainable decision. 

“As an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, this is one of the most common things that I and my colleagues see.” – Dr. Robert Berry

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Show Notes:

  • Why this is one of the most common things that Robert sees in his practice
  • How a shoulder dislocation occurs and why it can happen relatively easily
  • How new research on operative treatments is changing the standard procedure for those with dislocated shoulders
  • The development of and advancements in shoulder treatments and surgeries
  • What long term consequences can arise from a shoulder dislocation
  • Why people should be more aggressive in their treatments of shoulder dislocations
  • The importance of having a great therapist along with a great surgeon
“When you dislocate, you’re more likely to come out. And if you’re back playign a collision sport, it could be a lot more damage the next time you come out.” – Dr. Robert Berry