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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