(HealthDay News) -- Capable of turning in a variety of directions, the shoulder is among the body's most mobile joints. That makes it easy to dislocate, says the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
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The next step often is immobilization of the shoulder by a sling for several weeks. The sore area can then be iced up to four times a day.
After pain and swelling go down, the doctor typically prescribes rehabilitation exercises.
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