Shoulder subluxation

Shoulder subluxation - Traumatic dislocations are most...

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Learning Issue: Shoulder Subluxation Name: Michael Holmes efinition A complete disruption in the relationship of two bones forming a joint (i.e. partial dislocation). The joint surfaces retain partial contact. In other words, there is a dislocation that does not fully dislocate, and is spontaneously reduced back into position Joint instability and trauma Factors High risk activity and under the age of 30 years old athophysi Instability can be anterior, inferior, posterior, or multidirectional.
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Unformatted text preview: Traumatic dislocations are most common anteriorly. gns and Symptom Feeling as if the shoulder will pop out anteriorly look for physical • Positive anterior apprehension test (anterior) • Sulcus sign (inferior) • Jerk test (posterior) X-ray and MRI iagnostic Testing edication Treatmen Reduce uestions Patient relates to 3 main points for this learning issue: 1. Sources:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.

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