A 41-year-old member asked:
could strengthening muscles reduce the risk of joint dislocation?
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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Some joints are frequently treated with strengthening exercises, especially the shoulder and kneecap dislocations. These treatments can be very successful in treating mild to moderate joint instability. Even in grossly unstable joints requiring surgery strengthening exercises after surgery are an important part of the treatment, .
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Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Muscles around our joints support the joints. Strengthening muscles helps support and stabilize.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Will strengthening surrounding muscles reduce the risk of joint dislocation?
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Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: Static quadriceps contraction are very good set of exercises to strengthen that group of musceles.
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Last updated Apr 15, 2015
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