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Classification of shoulder instability

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Shoulder instability is classified in different categories. The different types of shoulder instability are treated differently, so it is important for you to know what type of shoulder instability that you have, and what the best treatment is for your type of shoulder instability. There are three main types of classification systems that have been developed for shoulder instability. The most recent is called the FEDS system and is a useful way to classify shoulder instability. The acronym FEDS stands for Frequency, Etiology (or cause), Direction, and Severity. For more information of the FEDS classification system, check out this page...

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Shoulder Dislocation Pathology

Posted by Margie Olds on

Any movement of the humeral head out of the socket can result in damage to your shoulder joint. Younger people tend to damage the labrum, while people over the age of 40 years tend to tear a rotator cuff muscle.

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Anterior, Posterior & Multi-directional shoulder instability

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What is the difference between anterior, posterior and multi-directional shoulder instability? Watch the video below, as Margie explains the difference between the different types of shoulder instability, and how each Flawless Motion Shoulder brace is designed to help anterior, posterior, and multi-directional instability

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Yoga poses to stretch your shoulders

Posted by Margie Olds on

As people age, the capsule and ligaments around the shoulder stiffen resulting to decreased flexibility in their shoulders. This lack of flexibility can sometimes cause problems around the shoulder (commonly bursitis and tendon wear) because of a lack of space for the structures to move. The shoulder requires a large amount of movement, so you can reach overhead and then twist your arm behind your back. If your shoulders are stiff and inflexible, then this can restrict your movement and place pressure on the tissues around your shoulder – and can result in shoulder pain. This as a common cause...

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Should you have surgery after a shoulder dislocation?

Posted by Margie Olds on

The decision to have surgery after a shoulder dislocation can often be a difficult one, with many different factors to consider. We have listed the 8 different factors for you to consider while you make the decision about whether or not you decide to have surgery after your shoulder dislocation.

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