Shoulder instability

Shoulder instability can occur by a number of different mechanisms:

  • Falling onto the arm
  • Sliding or diving headfirst
  • Collision with another person or object
  • Overuse of the shoulder leading to muscle fatigue/weakness
  • Seizure disorders

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