multidirectional instability


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multidirectional instability

Malfunction of the shoulder joint in more than one direction, resulting in a limited mobility or shoulder pain. Although the instability may be present from birth, it is often a result of injuries that occur in sports in which the arm is used overhead, as in gymnastics, swimming, or volleyball.
See also: instability
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2003) recommend that instability symptoms be reproduced in at least two directions before a diagnosis of multidirectional instability is made.
James was diagnosed with multidirectional instability of his left shoulder.
2003) reported improved rehabilitation outcomes for multidirectional instability patients who utilised an orthosis designed to upwardly rotate the scapula during an eight week exercise programme.
Choi CH and Ogilvie-Harris DJ (2002): Inferior capsular shift operation for multidirectional instability of the shoulder in players of contact sports.

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