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How can I "pop" a dislocated shoulder back into it's socket?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: You can't
Unless it has come out of joint many times, it requires a trained physician to relocate a dislocated shoulder.

In brief: You can't
Unless it has come out of joint many times, it requires a trained physician to relocate a dislocated shoulder.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Dr. Brian Chimenti
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