Recovering From A Dislocated Shoulder
Your car accident didn't break any bones, but left you with a painful dislocated shoulder. The orthopaedic specialists in the emergency room were able to put your shoulder joint back into place without doing surgery. Now you'll begin several weeks of recovery. To get full recovery of your shoulder will take several steps. Here is what to expect during those weeks after the accident. Initial Tissue Healing The force required to dislocate your shoulder stretched the ligaments that hold the bones together in the shoulder joint.