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what is the partial dislocation of a joint called medically

A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Haffner
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Subluxation: When a joint partially slips out, but not all the way, that is subluxation.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends upon the joint that is dislocating or subluxing. Exercises may help, bracing may help, limiting motion may help, and for some the only real ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Reduction: It needs to be properly reduced this may require open surgical procedure in some cases or may respond to closed manipulation. If unstable after reduct ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is a joint-: -that has been knocked out of it's anatomical position & can B severe @ times
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Swelling, tenderness, and crepitation over cmc joints and deformity over that joint.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Splint for 2-4 weeks: Immobilization in a thumb spica splint will allow the ligaments to heal enough to start physical or occupational therapy to begin. See hand specialist ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
29 years experience Sports Medicine
6 wks: 6 wks.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Connective tissue: I believe you post is looking for either 'connective tissue', or fascia. Each joint has plent of tendinous/ligamentous support to prevent dislocation ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It may...: Hip stability is determined primarily by the position of the components and soft tissue tension. If someone has inherent ligament laxity, then they a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
You can't: Ac joint dislocations are graded in severity and range from spraining the joint without dislocation to complete dislocations. There is no way to relo ... Read More
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