Dislocated Shoulder and Separated Shoulder
How Can I Prevent a Dislocated Shoulder or Separated Shoulder?
Getting a separated shoulder or a dislocated shoulder is painful and debilitating. So do what you can to reduce your chances of getting either of these injuries.
Here are some tips:
- If you feel any shoulder pain during physical activity, stop.
- Exercise and stretch your shoulder muscles regularly.
- Ice your shoulder after physical activity if you have had a shoulder separation before.
- Use protective padding to protect you from falls if you are at risk of a shoulder dislocation.