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Zero Position Techniques

If a picture says a thousand words, then we think a video is worth ten thousand! Rather than simply describing techniques, here are real life examples of shoulder reductions performed on real patients, as well as video walkthroughs of reduction techniques performed on models. If you have a video of a shoulder relocation that you would like us to feature, please contact us.

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There is no single right or wrong way to relocate a shoulder, and many methods have been described. Some techniques rely on analgesia and anaesthesia, whereas other methods are successful with the provision of no or minimal analgesia.

The best technique depends on your skill and experience, the patient, and your available resources. Of course a good clinical examination is essential before attempted reduction.

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If you have an interesting X-ray that you would like to share on the website, please contact us.

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Here are references and useful articles. Some are available free on the web, whereas you may have access to others via your institution (e.g. Athens Login), or via subscription. Articles that are freely available have been provided with PDF links. If there is a reference that you think would be useful to have on our website, then please contact us.

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Relocation Techniques

There is no single right or wrong way to relocate a shoulder, and many methods have been described. Some techniques rely on analgesia and anaesthesia, whereas other methods are successful with the provision of no or minimal analgesia.

The best technique depends on your skill and experience, the patient, and your available resources. Of course a good clinical examination is essential before attempted reduction.

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Featured Videos

If a picture says a thousand words, then we think a video is worth ten thousand! Rather than simply describing techniques, here are real life examples of shoulder reductions performed on real patients, as well as video walkthroughs of reduction techniques performed on models. If you have a video of a shoulder relocation that you would like us to feature, please contact us.

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Featured Pages

Analgesic Positions

Adequate positioning is the first step to relocating a shoulder. Analgesic positions provide immediate relief of pain, and will be adequate for most patients.

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Boss-Holzach-Matter Method – An Autoreduction Technique

Have you every wanted to teach your patients how to relocate their own shoulders? The Boss-Holzach-Matter technique is an autoreduction technique that you can teach your

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Kocher’s Method (c. 1870)

Kocher is considered a pioneer in shoulder relocation. Here is Kocher's original paper, translated from German by Dr Neil Cunningham and Dr Leo Kretzenberger.

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Cunningham Technique

The Cunningham Technique uses a combination of specific massage of the spasming biceps at mid humerus and by asking the patient to shrug their shoulders.

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