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Shoulder Dislocation

What Is Shoulder Dislocation?

Shoulder dislocation is a common injury that occurs when the upper arm bone pops out of the shoulder socket. It can cause severe shoulder pain and restrict movement in the affected arm. Understanding the symptoms and seeking prompt medical attention is crucial for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Symptoms of Shoulder Dislocation

One of the primary symptoms of shoulder dislocation is intense pain in the shoulder joint. This pain may be sudden and sharp, making it difficult to move or use the arm. Swelling, bruising, and tenderness around the shoulder area are also common indicators of a dislocated shoulder.  In addition to pain, individuals with shoulder dislocation may experience limited range of motion in their arm. They may find it challenging to raise their arm above their head or rotate it freely. Some people may even notice a visible deformity or bulge in their shoulder due to the displaced bone.

Treatment For Shoulder Dislocation

A healthcare professional can perform a physical examination, conduct imaging tests such as X-rays or MRI scans, and determine the best course of treatment.  Treatment for a shoulder dislocation typically involves reducing or realigning the joint back into its socket through various techniques like closed reduction or surgery in severe cases. Pain management strategies such as medication and physical therapy may also be recommended to aid in recovery and rehabilitation.

It’s important to remember that each case of shoulder dislocation can vary in severity, so consulting with an expert such as Dr. Lox is very important. 

Dr. Lox

Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or have arthritis from aging, Dr. Lox can help. Dennis M. Lox, M.D. is an internationally renown Sports and Regenerative Medicine specialist. Dr. Lox incorporates Regenerative Medicine techniques such as cell science applications, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), and Tissue Engineering aspects, to help patients from around the world with a vast array of problems. Dr. Lox is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Lox lectures extensively and has edited two PM&R textbooks, the prestigious A State of the Art Review (Star) on Low Back Pain, and Soft Tissue Injuries: Diagnosis and Treatment. Dennis M. Lox, M.D. maintains an active practice in the Tampa Bay, Florida area, and in Beverly Hills, California.

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If you haven't found joint relief should schedule a personal consultation with Dennis M. Lox, M.D., to learn if you are able to get joint relief without the need for invasive surgery.

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Dr. Lox treats the Tampa Bay Metro Area including Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Tampa , Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Orlando and Sarasota as well as the Los Angeles Metro Area including Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.

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2030 Drew St.
Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 462-5582

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