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
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.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article


You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Trending Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.


Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"