Which techniques are commonly used to reduce anterior shoulder dislocations?

Updated: Aug 17, 2018
  • Author: Anantha K Mallia, DO, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Techniques commonly used to reduce anterior shoulder dislocations include the following [34, 35, 36, 37, 38] :

  • Stimson maneuver
  • Scapular manipulation
  • External rotation
  • Milch technique
  • Spaso technique
  • Traction-countertraction

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