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Back Up the Shoulder

Author: Mark Hopkins, MD
Peer-Reviewer and Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD

A 40 year old male presents with left shoulder pain. He frequently dislocates his shoulder and attempted to reduce it again, but states it is still painful and “not working right.”

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