Shoulder instability

Shoulder Subluxation

Shoulder subluxation or shoulder instability occurs when the shoulder partially dislocates. By its nature, the shoulder joint allows a large range of movement which means it is likely to be less stable. There are several reasons why the shoulder joint may be unstable and dislocate which are described below. Medical help from a physiotherapist will …

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Dislocated shoulder

Dislocated Shoulder

A dislocated shoulder is a traumatic and painful injury. It usually occurs when the femur bone is displaced forwards out of the joint. Seek medical attention immediately if you think you may have a dislocated shoulder. Here we explain the symptoms, causes and rehabilitation for shoulder dislocations. Dislocated shoulder symptoms Dislocated shoulders are usually caused …

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Glenoid Labrum Tear

Glenoid Labrum Tear

The glenoid labrum is a fibrous ring of tissue in the shoulder joint. A tear to this tissue creates general shoulder pain and weakness in the joint. It is often caused by repetitive movements such as overhead throwing. Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Symptoms Symptoms include shoulder pain which cannot be localized to a specific …

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