American Hip Institute

The two-step maneuver for closed reduction of inferior glenohumeral dislocation (luxatio erecta to anterior dislocation to reduction).

Abstract
The 2-step closed reduction maneuver was developed to aid in the rarely encountered inferior shoulder dislocation. The maneuver converts the humeral head from an inferior dislocation to an anterior dislocation and then reduces the humeral head into the glenoid. The operator places one hand on the shaft of the humerus and the other hand on the medial condyle.

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