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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It has been reported that physiotherapy is of limited value in the treatment of symptomatic multidirectional instability (Choi and Ogilvie-Harris, 2002), or in patients with generalised ligament laxity (Ide et al., 2003).
Relevant biomechanics, multidirectional instability, and severe loss of glenoid and humeral bone.
(3.) Altchek DW, Warren RF, Skyhar MJ, et al: T-plasty modification of the Bankart procedure for multidirectional instability of the anterior and inferior types.
There were a total of 7 complications; 4 patients had valgus instability; 1 patient had multidirectional instability; 1 patient had elevation of the joint line by 8 mm; and 1 patient had cellulitis that responded to antibiotics.

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