OrthoVirginia Blog

Bankart Shoulder Repair

Traumatic shoulder injuries are relatively common in contact athletes. If the shoulder dislocates it usually needs to be manually reduced back into its socket. If this happens in a teenager or young adult athlete, the likely hood of a recurrent dislocation is high unless the normal constraints of the shoulder are repaired. View an animation on bankart surgery

Kevin Sumida, MD, specializes in sports medicine and pratices in our Arlington and Tysons offices.