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what is dislocation and does it fix itself

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Out of joint: Dislocation is when the bones which come together to form a joint are no longer touching each other. It is possible the dislocation may reduce itself ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint displacement.: A dislocation of a joint occurs when the 2 matching surfaces of a joint are no longer in contact. This is typically quite painful and requires immedia ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
When a joint is out.: Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rawdin
38 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Trauma or bruxing: Tmj can be caused by trauna or a poor bite and associated bruxing (clenching and grinding). Dis location occurs when the ligaments in the joint are in ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Seek immediate care: See an eric or better a hand surgeon immediately. A dislocated lunate requires urgent surgery.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Reduce and repair: A perilunate dislocation tears several ligaments in the wrist. The first step is to put the bones back in their normal positions (closed reduction). ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PT or surgery: Initial shoulder dislocations in people over 30 years often respond well to conservative care such as therapy. Frequent shoulder dislocations are les ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Further workup: Multiple shoulder dislocations warrant a visit to an orthopedic surgeon for further workup. There are some treatable conditions that can help for the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Torn shldr capsule: The classic injury with a shoulder dislocation is a tear of the capsule and ligaments off the front of the shoulder allowing the usually stable should ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sever pain & limited: Motion in the shoulder and deformity.

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