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Dislocated Shoulder and Physiotherapy Singapore

A dislocated shoulder is a common injury in sports that are higher impact and more often, contact sports, such as rugby or taekwando. Dislocations in the shoulder are often very painful in the shoulder, and treatment in the hospital is often required. For a person who has a dislocated shoulder, he or she must quickly see a doctor who can re-locate or re-position the shoulder back into its original position, as prolonged dislocation can cause damage to the axillary nerve, causing loss of sensation and/or strength in the injured arm.

After the shoulder has been manipulated back into its original location, it will be immobilized using a sling, for about 2 - 6 weeks; during this time, the patient will be taught active exercises to maintain the non-affected joints' range of motion, as well as to prevent them from stiffening.

Hand therapy and physiotherapy active intervention is required as early as possible, but we will advise against any overhead arm movement and/or sports for 6 - 8 weeks, to ensure the shoulder heals properly. Physiotherapy intervention can begin once the medical physician removes the sling and allows active therapy. We will also begin strengthening exercises for the rotator cuff muscles as soon as we can, as long as they can be done without the presence of pain - these will also be taught as home exercise using resistive bands by our physiotherapists.

For a healed shoulder that was previously healed, because of the possibility and amount of damage done to the structures within and around the shoulder, there is almost always a risk or re-dislocating the shoulder. What we will do is we will work on strengthening the ligaments and muscle groups around the shoulder to increase it strength, to decrease the risk of recurring or further dislocation of the shoulder. If there is recurrent dislocations, four or more, it would be deemed to be unstable and our orthopedic surgeons would recommend stabilization surgery. If necessary, we will make the referral to a suitable shoulder specialist.

Where to next?

  1. Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
  2. Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
  3. See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat
  4. Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy Singapore Home Page from our dislocated shoulder physiotherapist page
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Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.

Areas of specialization

  • physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
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All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.

Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover. They then provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.

The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.

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