A dislocated shoulder requires prompt medical care.
Symptoms include an out-of-place shoulder, swelling, pain, and inability to move the joint.
Treatments include moving the bone in place, splinting, medication, and rehabilitation. Surgery is required only in rare cases.
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.
Fewer than 200,000 US cases per year
Treatable by a medical professional
Lab tests or imaging often required
Short-term: resolves within days to weeks