Shoulder Dislocation (cont.)
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Self-Care at Home
- If a sling is not available, rig one by tying a long piece of cloth in a circle (a bed sheet or towel may do nicely).
- A pillow placed between the arm and body may also help support the injured shoulder.
- Because an empty stomach is best during treatment, the patient should not eat more than ice chips before
being examined by a doctor.
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