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What is the best treatment for a dislocated shoulder?
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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Closed Reduction
The best treatment for an acute dislocated shoulder is urgent closed reduction.
This can be performed by emergency room physician or orthopedic on call surgeon.

In brief: Closed Reduction
The best treatment for an acute dislocated shoulder is urgent closed reduction.
This can be performed by emergency room physician or orthopedic on call surgeon.
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Dr. G Jason Hunt
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Surgery.
If your relatively young, and the shoulder is dislocating frequently, then surgical stabilization may be the best option.

In brief: Surgery.
If your relatively young, and the shoulder is dislocating frequently, then surgical stabilization may be the best option.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Therapy
Therapy and therapy.
If you continue to have pain, MRI and possible surgery.

In brief: Therapy
Therapy and therapy.
If you continue to have pain, MRI and possible surgery.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Dr. Rhett Griggs
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