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2. Put the Arm In a Sling or Splint

After shoulder subluxation, it's wise to keep the arm still and avoid motion until a doctor can take a look. This helps to ensure that the shoulder doesn't fully dislocate and can reduce the chances of torn connective tissue around the shoulder joint. Placing the arm in a sling or splint is the best way to avoid overuse while waiting to see a doctor.

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