Shoulder Dislocation

Etiology

  • Most are anterior w/humeral head displaced forward out of GH joint
  • Requires significant force posterior→ anterior

Physical Exam Findings

  • Exam w/deformity and extreme pain, no range of motion
  • Person will often be holding arm w/opposite hand
  • Can be recurrent
  • Risk axillary nerve injury→ lateral numbenss, deltoid weakness