5] Shoulder subluxation
interferes with the daily life activities due to impaired upper limb motor function, which may prolong the rehabilitation process.
Shoulder pain in stroke patients may be due to shoulder subluxation
, rotator cuff impingement/tear, adhesive capsulitis, bicipital tendonitis or other reasons2-6.
A meta-analysis was carried out by Ada and Foongchomcheay (2002) to examine the efficacy of surface ES for the prevention or reduction of shoulder subluxation
Rotation of the scapula and shoulder subluxation
4) Prolonged mechanical ventilation time is associated with diaphragmatic atrophy, delirium, and the development of contractures, pressure areas, and shoulder subluxation
Ellsbury missed 79 games after suffering a right shoulder subluxation
19) There was no reported shoulder subluxation
or loss of triceps function.
Thomas already wears a harness because he played this season with a shoulder subluxation
, which is a temporary, partial dislocation of the shoulder joint.
Doctors would later tell him that it was a shoulder subluxation
with a bruised humeral head and a torn labrum.
The actual incidence of shoulder subluxation
reported in the literature is highly variable.
[a partial dislocation] is an issue primarily for people with high quadriplegia who do not have normal shoulder musculature.
Treatment of shoulder subluxation
includes proper positioning, weight-bearing exercises, and shoulder musculature strengthening.