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The forward elevation maneuver for reduction of anterior dislocations of the shoulder

C J Janecki, G H Shahcheragh
Clinical Orthopaedics and related Research 1982, (164): 177-80
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The simplicity, safety, and physiologic nature of the forward elevation maneuver for reductions of anterior dislocations and fracture-dislocations of the shoulder, is illustrated in a report of 50 cases. The method is effective and free of complications. The maneuver requires very little, if any, sedation and is particularly useful in all well-muscled young athletes with anterior dislocations of the shoulder.

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