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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I was never able to reach my full strength potential due to the inherent shoulder instability, and there was always a risk that a heavy fall while skiing or on the bike could have led to a further dislocation.
Further repetitive stresses of the stance of archer may create recurrent shoulder instability (11, 14, 15, 21).
In the setting of recurrent anterior shoulder instability, determining the extent of both bony and soft tissue defects is crucial for optimal operative management.
Clinical Graphics also performs research on other joints, for example, on anterior shoulder instability.
It is well documented in the literature that conservative treatment often results in further episodes of shoulder instability in the adolescent population (up to 95% incidence).
Frequently there are associated findings such as hypoplastic intertubercular groove [1-3] and shoulder instability [4-7].
The sports medicine sections considers patellofemoral instability, arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, Achilles tendon rupture, shoulder instability, biceps tendon rupture, and elbow.
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.
Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons subjective shoulder scale in patients with shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, and glenohumeral arthritis.