Essay On Shoulder Dislocation

The sports injury that we’ll be talking about is joint dislocation. We will be investigating into two types of joint dislocations, shoulder and knee, whilst comparing the similarities and differences between the two injuries.

The shoulder joint is actually one of the most ambulatory, meaning, it is a commonly dislocated joint in the body. Shoulder dislocations usually entail the head of the humerus being forcibly removed from its cup-shaped socket in the glenoid fossa. In simple terms, the upper arm bone coming out of the shoulder joint socket.

Symptoms of shoulder joint dislocation include:
Shoulder swollen and severely bruised
Extreme Pain
Muscles that surround the shoulder joint tend to go into spasm
Nausea and vomiting, sweating, light-headedness, and weakness

For young people, shoulder dislocations tend to arise from trauma, often associated with playing sports. These include football, basketball and volleyball. However, older patients are prone to dislocation due to the weakening of their supporting shoulder ligaments and cartilages, therefore, even small falls could lead to serious displacement of a joint.

Other causes of shoulder dislocations are:

Traumatic shoulder dislocations, which occur when the
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Some surgeons promote immobilising. The purpose of immobilising the arm or knee is to allow the structures which may have been injured to have time to heal. For knee joint dislocation, the entire knee joint will be kept in a splint or immobiliser, which keeps the knee from bending and helps the tissues to start healing. Immobilisation is followed by a joint rehabilitation program prescribed by a physiotherapist. In some cases, a referral is needed. A knee dislocation almost always has severe ligaments tears and sprains and sometimes breaks in the bone of the knee. After the swelling has gone down, the knee may need reconstructive surgery to regain

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