Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Treatment of shoulder instability helps return collegiate athletes to playing field

Athletes who suffer a shoulder instability injury may return to play more successfully after being treated arthroscopically compared to nonoperative treatment, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting.

“Our research highlights that collegiate collision athletes with in-season shoulder instability injuries are more likely to return to sport successfully the following season, if they undergo arthroscopic stabilization compared to nonoperative treatment”

Source: Medical News Today

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