SA Orthopaedic Journal
On-line version ISSN 2309-8309
Print version ISSN 1681-150X
DE BEER, JF. Anterior shoulder instability with bony deficiencies and the author's preferred method of treatment. SA orthop. j. [online]. 2010, vol.9, n.3, pp.53-59. ISSN 2309-8309.
Anterior shoulder instability in the athlete is a common problem. It is imperative that in order to prevent unnecessary time away from sport that the correct decisions and interventions are taken at the appropriate times. The last decade has seen a change in our perceptions of the surgical options for this type of patient. We now have a better understanding of the pathology, the surgical options and their outcomes and the natural history both of the condition and surgery.