The official website for European football

Shoulder dislocations

Published: Sunday 22 April 2007, 23.47CET
Find out more about one of the most painful injuries.

This content is streamed in such a way that it is protected and available only in a Flash format. Your device seems not to be compatible with our Flash video player.

Published: Sunday 22 April 2007, 23.47CET

Shoulder dislocations

Find out more about one of the most painful injuries.

Dislocated shoulders are fairly common in all contact sports and can be incredibly painful. If an arm is rotated far enough and with sufficient force, the ball may come out of its socket. A doctor can quickly slot it back in place but the arm will need to be put in a sling for two or three weeks and activity should be avoided for a month and a half. Surgery may be required too, especially among teenagers for whom recurrence is fairly common.

 
Last updated: 17/04/12 18.51CET

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=519151.html#shoulder+dislocations

UEFA.com features

Trenčín winger Simon commanding attention
  • Trenčín winger Simon commanding attention
  • Sheridan taking the heat at APOEL
  • McGregor making his mark back at Celtic
  • Heat of the moment: Commentators' finest hours
  • Pick of the matchday two photos
  • Spain game evokes happy memories for Sweden
  • Košice and Liberec: Tale of the dugouts
  • Atlético's Filipe Luís to fill Cole's boots at Chelsea
  • Pick of the matchday one photos
  • England and Sweden set to renew rivalry
1 of 10
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.