How can I get dislocated shoulder back into place?

See a doctor. Shoulder dislocations require getting the diagnosis right (direction of dislocation) and requires special treatment to reduce (put the joint back into place). It is usually done with the patient asleep or at least sedated. In our hands it is almost always gently done with the patient awake and requires significant training to perfect.
Go to ER. It would be best to go to the er so a doctor can put your shoulder back on place.

Related Questions

How long can it take a dislocated shoulder to get better?

Depends. Sometimes shoulders that dislocate do not ever dislocate again and people have complete recovery. If multiple dislocations occur been surgery can sometimes be needed to stop the dislocations. Read more...
Variable. Traumatic or atraumatic? Multiple dislocations or one? Can take several months. May never improve without rehab or surgery. Read more...

How can I "pop" a dislocated shoulder back into it's socket?

You can't. Unless it has come out of joint many times, it requires a trained physician to relocate a dislocated shoulder. Read more...
Don't try. This is best done by a medical professional under sedation. However, in an emergency situation such as if it occurs when you are alone in a remote location, you can clasp your hands together in front of you and around your bent knee (with hip also flexed). Next slowly straighten or extend your hip placing a pulling or distraction force on your shoulder. Read more...

Which is more likely to get a dislocated hip or dislocated shoulder?

Shoulder more common. Statistically speaking, you are more likely to dislocate your shoulder than your hip. Read more...
Shoulder. The shoulder has the most mobility of any joint in the body so is also much more likely to become unstable. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/unstable-shoulder.htm. Read more...

How do you get rid of dislocated shoulder pains, other then with medication and ice?

Therapy. Therapy to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder can help decrease thevain after a dislocation. It can also help restore lost motion. If all that fails an arthroscopic procedure may be needed. Read more...
Time. As far as pain is concerned, patience and time are needed. Eventually pt can be helpful. You could try alternative or nonconventional treatments such as acupuncture or hypnosis. Read more...

Should I go see a doctor if I believe I dislocated shoulder? I think it's back in place already.

Yes. You need to make sure that the dislocation was not associated with a broken bone or a rotator cuff injury. A shoulder dislocation in any age group can be associated with a fracture. But dislocations in patients older than 45 are commonly associated with a cuff tear. Don't worry, the vast majority of patients with a first time dislocation don't need more than a quick check & maybe some pt. Read more...
Subluxation. True dislocation usually can't be selff located unless you are a recurrent dislocator partial dislocations called subluxations if it dosent hurt and you have full motion no need to go to doctor if it is first tome see a orthopedist to avoid recurrent dislocations. Read more...

Sharp pain on shoulder when laying down? It feels like pressure on my chest &back. (i had a dislocated shoulder in the past)

Bursitis? If pain is when you are lying down on the side where you had dislocated shoulder, then this could be bursitis. or tendonitis. Apply Ice and take Anti Inflamatory 3/day for 3 days and see if there is any improvement. If not consult your Doctor. Read more...

I need surgery for a dislocated shoulder and have been meaning to get my knee done as well. Can I get both at the same time? How much rehab is there?

No way. When one has surgery on a knee, crutches are often needed. This could put a lot of stress on any shoulder repair that you have done. The amount of rehab that will be required will be determined by the operating surgeon who will make the final decision after the surgery. Read more...

How can you fix a dislocated shoulder?

Depends.... The treatment of shoulder dislocations is based on whether or not it is recurrent (more than one dislocation) and why it dislocated. Some shoulders dislocate because the ligaments are loose, and some because the ligaments or "labrum" is torn. Some people are treated with physical therapy, and some need to consider surgery. Read more...
Fix? Initial or multiple dislocations? Traumatic or atraumatic? Fx present or not? Usually you can do pt if dislocation happened at an older age. If younger more prone to repeat dislocations and may need surgery. Needs evaluation. Read more...