Shoulder instability surgery can help restore comfort and function to shoulders with dislocations, instability, or apprehension. In the hands of an experienced surgeon, shoulder instability surgery can be a most effective method for restoring comfort and function to a shoulder with recurrent instability, dislocations, or apprehension in a healthy and motivated patient. The best results are obtained when the surgery repairs a shoulder injury which resulted in a tear of the labrum and ligaments from the glenoid socket. In this situation, the surgeon has a good opportunity to restore the normal anatomy of the shoulder. Pre-planning and persistent rehabilitation efforts will help assure an optimal result for the patient.
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Glenohumeral ligaments (superior, middle and inferior) – Consists of three bands, which runs with the joint capsule from the glenoid fossa to the anatomical neck of the humerus. They act to stabilise the anterior aspect of the joint.