Treating first time shoulder dislocations with surgery can benefit young athletes

Treating first time shoulder dislocations with surgery can benefit young athletes

Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, demonstrated that surgery after a first-time shoulder dislocation lowered the re-injury risks and need for follow-up surgery when compared to those who were initially treated non-operatively and experienced a repeat dislocation prior to surgery.

 

Source: Medical Xpress