June 14, 2014

The FARES technique for shoulder dislocation reduction

By Daniel Cabrera

Video by David Vimal Kumar


The “FARES” (Fast, Reliable, and Safe) method for anterior shoulder dislocation reduction was developed during the last five years and it appears to be more effective, faster, and less painful method of reduction of an anterior shoulder dislocation in comparison with the Hippocratic and Kocher method. 



Sayegh FE, Kenanidis EI, Papavasiliou KA, Potoupnis ME, Kirkos JM, Kapetanos GA. Reduction of acute anterior dislocations: a prospective randomized study comparing a new technique with the Hippocratic and Kocher methods. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Dec;91(12):2775-82. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.H.01434. PubMed PMID: 19952238.


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