What is reduction?

Also known as: dislocation reduction, shoulder dislocation reduction.

Reduction is a medical procedure that is performed to repair a dislocated joint, most commonly the shoulder. Unlike surgical techniques, reduction involves manually manipulating the dislocating bone back into its socket to correct the dislocation.

Reviewed by: Avi C. Baitner, MD

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