shoulder instability

shoulder instability

A shoulder weakened by subluxation or dislocation.
 
Shoulder instability can be classified by:
• Direction: anterior (98% of cases), posterior or inferior;
• Aetiology—traumatic or nontraumatic; and
• Volition­—voluntary or involuntary.

shoulder instability

Orthopedics The weakening of the glenohumeral joint by subluxation or dislocation. See Multidirectional shoulder instability.
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Summary: Washington DC, [USA] July 08 (ANI): Turns out, athletes with shoulder instability can now get back to their respective sports.
Richards and Delaney (5) described two patients who presented following failed shoulder instability surgery with a missed diagnosis of NAGHJ secondary to syringomyelia.
When damaged and functionally compromised (e.g., superior labral tears), shoulder instability is frequently described.
Clinical Graphics also performs research on other joints, for example, on anterior shoulder instability.
Diagnostic value of US, MR and MR arthrography in shoulder instability. Injury.
Shoulder instability is also out of the scope and the clinicians are advised to rule out the red-flag conditions during the assessment of shoulder.
To evaluate the clinical results of minimally invasive modified Latarjet technique in recurrent, traumatic anterior shoulder instability associated with obvious Hill-Sachs and Bankart lesions.
As the anterosuperior labral variations have not been associated with shoulder instability, it was suggested that they may not always have to be repaired (Rao et al 2003).
The crank test, drawer sign, load and shift test, relocation test, and sulcus sign, detailed in TABLE 2, (12-14) were all positive for shoulder instability; the Clunk and O'Brien tests were negative, and the contralateral shoulder exam was within normal limits.
Conditions include carpal tunnel syndrome, ganglion cysts, fractures, rotator cuff tears, shoulder instability, and joint disorders.
This article addresses the more recent concepts that influence management decisions in the treatment of shoulder instability.