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for Shoulder Dislocation/Subluxation

   
Shoulder Dislocation/Subluxation
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Shoulder should be reduced. If not able to reduce, send to the Emergency Department

1)  Patient should be immobilized depending on pain and instability
2)  Ice
3)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Xray
MRI may be indicated
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)  Refer to Sports Medicine
2)  Not all cases are surgical, further testing may be needed
3)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Appointment Timeframe Less than 1-2 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact MedSport at Dominos directly at 877-877-9333
or 734-930-7400 option l
Or contact MedSport Brighton at 810-225-8677
Clinic Location Sites Brighton Health Center
Ann Arbor - Domino's Farms
UM Consulting Physician Sports Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 05/27/2009