Shoulder Instability: Anterior, Posterior, Multidirectional, Arthroscopic Versus Open, Bone Block Procedures

Katherine J Coyner, Robert A. Arciero

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This article presents a retrospective comprehensive review of the history of anterior, posterior, and multidirectional shoulder instability and also reviews key concepts such as open versus arthroscopic repair and glenoid and humeral head bone loss and associated treatments. The future of shoulder instability will continue to evolve as research and clinical experience will determine the direction of the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)168-170
Number of pages3
JournalSports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2018
Externally publishedYes



  • Bankart
  • glenoid bone loss
  • glenoid track
  • multidirectional instability
  • posterior instability
  • shoulder dislocation
  • shoulder instability
  • subluxation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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