Complaint/Injury: Proximal Humerus Fracture Ruth, a 55 year-old female professional performance pianist and instructor, injured her shoulder in June of 2017 when she fell forward onto outstretched hands while running. The fall resulted in a three-part, displaced proximal humerus fracture to her left shoulder. The x-ray (left) shows the displaced bone fragments of the
In the middle of training for competition, this CrossFit enthusiast experienced troubling shoulder pain that was hindering her performance.
Case study of adult recurrent shoulder instability treated successfully with an arthroscopic stabilization. Surgical indications, techniques, imaging, rehabilitation and results are discussed with patient-specific feedback.