For those patients with reoccurring dislocations or instability, treatment is to modify or avoid the known activities, rehabilitate the shoulder with a physical therapist, and if theses are not successful, consider stabilizing surgical procedures.
Possible Treatment Goals
- Decrease Risk of Reoccurrence
- Improve Fitness
- Improve Function
- Optimize Joint Alignment
- Improve Muscle Strength and Power
- Increase Oxygen to Tissues
- Improve Proprioception
- Self-care of Symptoms
- Improve Safety
- Improve Tolerance for Prolonged Activities
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