Shoulder Reduction - Spaso Technique
This Shoulder Reduction – Spaso Technique course will teach you:
- To restore the dislocated head of the humerus to the glenoid cavity of the scapula without injuring any vital structures. An anteriorly dislocated shoulder joint is caused by an impact on an abducted, exorotated and extended arm or impact on the posterior part of the humerus.
- To place the patient in a supine position with the elbow is extended the shoulder in 90 degrees of forward flexion Continuous longitudinal traction is placed onto the arm in this Spaso technique
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Shoulder Reduction – Spaso Technique:
- Time for pain management
With the following tips you might perform the Shoulder Reduction – Spaso Technique even better:
- Neurovascular examination before manipulation
- Imaging studies
- Shoulder support
- Forward flexion
- Relax shoulder muscles
- Physician positioning
- Reduction signs
- Arm support
- Alternative methods
- Immobilization methods
- Angle of the elbow
- Neurovascular examination
- Imaging studies after reduction
After studying the Shoulder Reduction – Spaso Technique course you are familiar with the most common complications:
- Hill – Sachs deformity
- Bankart lesion
- Rotator cuff tears
- Recurrent instability
- Greater tuberosity fractures
- Nerve injury
Step by step
Examine the shoulder. Typical physical signs of an anteriorly dislocated shoulder joint, are a palpable prominent head of the humerus under the clavicle and loss of the deltoid contour with the shoulder appearing flattened.
Examine the neurovascular status of the affected arm before starting the reduction. Most injuries are caused by dislocation of the joint itself but can also be caused by to the reduction. Therefore neurovascular examination should be performed before and after the reduction.
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