Treatment for Shoulder Disclocations & Labral Tears in Kirkland, WA

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, leaving it at risk for instability or dislocation. The shoulder can also be unstable without completely dislocating. This can cause discomfort, especially with certain activities. The younger a patient is the first time a dislocation occurs, the more likely they are to have recurrent dislocations.

When shoulder instability requires surgery, it can usually be done arthroscopically with good results. Open surgical techniques may also be used, especially if someone has dislocated their shoulder after a previous surgery. Surgical stabilization of the shoulder can prevent recurrent instability as well as further joint damage from these episodes.

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The specific treatment method utilized will largely depend on the type and severity of your individual injury.  It is important to consult with an orthopedic specialist to discuss your treatment options.  As a fellowship-trained board certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Camille Clinton delivers state-of-the-art treatment for shoulder dislocations. Call (425) 899-4810 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Clinton today!

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