Anterior shoulder instability in sport: current management recommendations.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In the young athlete, anterior shoulder dislocations are common injuries that usually result in recurrent instability, and often require surgical treatment. Non-operative treatment remains the initial recommended course for most conditions. Operative treatment has advanced to more anatomical repairs, both open and arthroscopic. The purpose of this paper is to review the evaluation and treatment of anterior shoulder instability, to include acute dislocations, acute subluxations and recurrent instability.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Warme, WJ; Arciero, RA; Taylor, DC

Published Date

  • September 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 209 - 220

PubMed ID

  • 10541443

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0112-1642

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2165/00007256-199928030-00005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • New Zealand