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The shoulder is the most versatile joint in the body, moving in many different directions. A sudden force to the shoulder, as from a collision, for example, can cause the top of the upper arm bone (humerus) to pop out of the socket of the shoulder blade (scapula).
How Boston Children's Hospital approaches shoulder dislocation
Because a dislocated shoulder is at risk for dislocating again, Boston Children's will help your child strengthen the muscles around the shoulder joint to help prevent future injuries. And if your child's shoulder is hurt too badly to be helped by conservative approaches, Boston Children's surgeons will help restore stability and range of motion to your child's shoulder.
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