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how could i relocate my dislocated shoulder?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Best not to: It is always best to seek medical attention after a shoulder dislocation. However this is not always possible and one may have to relocate their own shoulder at times. There are several ways to accomplish this one way is to me face down on a bed with the arm hanging over the side and have traction placed on the dislocated arm straight down.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go to Er: If you can relocate it yourself you have recurrent shoulder instability surgery can keepit in and stable there is a technique over the back of chair pain control and muscle relaxation is usually needed.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013
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