Stimson, Lewis A.

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Lewis A., U.S. surgeon, 1844-1917.
Stimson technique - method to reduce anterior dislocation of humerus at shoulder.
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Most are variations of six basic techniques: the Kocher technique, the Milch technique, the Stimson technique, external rotation, traction/countertraction, and scapula manipulation.
The Stimson technique, he note& may be especially well suited for use in a busy office In this technique, the patient lies face down on an exam table with the affected arm dangling down over the side Weights are placed on the arm, and the patient is left alone for 15-20 minutes.