Maine Orthopaedic Review Monthly Challenge

Test Your Knowledge of Treating Sports Injuries

Bruce F. Gomberg, MD; Kenneth R. Morse, MD


May 12, 2017

A shoulder dislocation can be associated with numerous associated injuries within the shoulder.[3] This question relies on the understanding of forces being placed on the shoulder during the activity mentioned. By lifting and pushing the steel door, he is forward flexing the shoulder and placing a posteriorly directed force on the shoulder. This causes stress on the posterior labrum. This mimics the posterior apprehension shoulder examination.[4] The other injuries in the answer choices do not typically result in instability of the joint.


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