Peter Parten, M.D.
"Like most people, our family is always on the go between work, kids, school, and sports. There is never a good time to rest or recover from an injury. My challenge is to enable patients of all ages to return to sports, work, and life as soon as possible."
We have some simple tips anyone can follow to keep shoulder muscles strong and shoulder joints flexible.
Treating a dislocated shoulder involves more than putting the bone back in the shoulder joint. We explain the factors that determine treatment outcome.
Our favorite action hero might snap a dislocated shoulder back into place as he emerges from the fray, but research shows that resetting a shoulder without medical assistance can cause problems later on.