Shoulder Dislocation and Labral Repair
The Shoulder Center
at Modern Orthopedics of New Jersey
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72 Route 17 North
Paramus, NJ 07652
2025 Hamburg Turnpike
STE C, Wayne, NJ 07470
#207, Parsippany, NJ 07054
Shoulder Dislocation and Labral Repair: Comprehensive Care for Joint Health
Understanding Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder dislocation is a condition where the upper arm bone is forced out of its natural position within the cup-shaped socket of the shoulder blade. This is not merely a result of the shoulder’s unique structure but a testament to its remarkable mobility – a feature that also makes it vulnerable to dislocation.
The human shoulder, with its incredible range of motion, plays a vital role in daily activities. However, its complexity means that an unexpected slip, fall, or collision can cause a dislocation, requiring immediate medical care. If you experience intense pain, limited movement, or a visible deformity in the shoulder area, seek professional help without delay.
Arthroscopic Labral Repair: A Precise Approach to Healing
The labrum is a ring of cartilage surrounding the shoulder’s socket, providing stability and support. Damage to the labrum can lead to pain, weakness, and further complications.
At our clinic, we specialize in arthroscopic labral repair, a minimally invasive surgical procedure aimed at restoring the labrum’s natural position. By utilizing specialized anchors and sutures, we secure the labrum in place, allowing the healing process to begin.
Postoperative Care: A Tailored Recovery Path
Recovery from arthroscopic labral repair is a carefully monitored journey. Within the first two weeks, we encourage gentle motion to prevent stiffness, always under professional guidance. Approximately two months post-surgery, patients may progress to stretching and strengthening exercises as part of a tailored physical therapy plan.
Expect a full recovery within three to six months, with our team supporting you every step of the way. We’re not just committed to the technical aspects of your healing, but to your overall well-being and a swift return to your daily routine.
Your Health, Our Priority
Shoulder dislocation and labral repair are complex but treatable conditions. Trust in our experience and patient-focused approach as we guide you through diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Your health is our priority, and we’re here to ensure a smooth and successful healing process. Contact us today to learn more.
Peter DeNoble, MD, FAAOS
Hand, Wrist, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon
Meet Dr. DeNoble
Dr. Peter Denoble, MD, FAAOS specializes in Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery. Dr. DeNoble is the Founder of Modern Orthopedics of NJ and is the Creator and Host of the of the Beyond The Bones Podcast.
David Ratliff, MD, FAAOS
Hand, Wrist, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon
Meet Dr. Ratliff
Dr. Ratliff specializes in Hand, Wrist, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery. Learn more about specialties, training and treatment philosphy by visiting Dr. Ratliff's full profile page.
A Different Orthopedic Experience.
We offer a comprehensive range of treatments, ensuring personalized, targeted plans for every patient.
Our multi-disciplinary approach involves various specialties to provide comprehensive care and recovery.
We prioritize patient comfort and satisfaction, creating a supportive environment for optimal healing.
We utilize cutting-edge technology for precise diagnosis and innovative treatment options.
Our team is composed of highly skilled, experienced orthopedic professionals, providing expert care.
Our robust post-treatment support ensures ongoing patient care through recovery and rehabilitation services.