Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Shoulder Dislocation
Signs and Symptoms

Symptoms of a dislocated shoulder may include:

  • Severe pain
  • Swelling
  • Inability to move the joint
  • A visible bump in the front or back of the shoulder

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