A shoulder dislocation occurs when the ball completely comes out of the joint’s socket. This occurs when the arm is pushed backwards and levers the ball to pop out from a fall while snowboarding or skiing and from contact during football and the martial arts.Recommended Link
A shoulder separation is an injury to the joint between the clavicle and the shoulder blade. This part of the shoulder can be injured from a blow or a fall onto the top of the shoulder during football, hockey, skiing, and snowboarding. This injury can also occur after repeated weightlifting.Recommended Link
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In this segment of Ask The Surgeon, Dr Mason talks about ankle fractures and how impressed he is with the ankle joint and the tremendous amount of force it withstands over time versus its size.