Anterior glenohumeral joint dislocations.

  title={Anterior glenohumeral joint dislocations.},
  author={Christopher C. Dodson and Frank A. Cordasco},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={507-18, vii}
The glenohumeral joint is the most mobile articulation in the body and the most commonly dislocated diarthroidal joint. Anterior dislocation is by far the most common direction and can lead to instability of the glenohumeral joint, which ranges from subtle increased laxity to recurrent dislocation. Overtime, understanding of anterior shoulder dislocations and the resulting instability has improved. Likewise, significant advances in arthroscopic equipment have allowed use of the arthroscope to… CONTINUE READING