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Doctor insights on: Can You Dislocate Your Hips By Trying To Do The Splits

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How painful is it to dislocate your hip?

How painful is it to dislocate your hip?

Very painful: Fortunately it typically only happens in major accidents such as mva it needs to be reduced as soon as possible to prevent further complications in the future. ...Read more

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How can you know if you dislocated your hip?

How can you know if you dislocated your hip?

Pain: It is usually intensely painful. A dislocated hip is nearly impossible to walk on and for a natural hip, usually follows severe trauma. ...Read more

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What to do if i might have dislocated my hip?

What to do if i might have dislocated my hip?

Go to ER: You need to have it looked at and if dislocated you need to have it put back into alignment. ...Read more

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I dislocated my hip, with no pain, what to do?

I dislocated my hip, with no pain, what to do?

Unlikely: Much more likely you have 'snapping hip' syndrome where tendons can 'pop' as they attach across your hip joint( fascia lata about greater trochanter, or iliopsoas muscle along ' front' of hip joint).True hip dislocations in adults require urgent closed reduction and are most often seen in mva's where the driver/ passenger's thigh/ knee strikes the dashboard 'pushing' the hip 'out the back'(post). ...Read more

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Is it normal for my hip to randomly dislocate?

Is it normal for my hip to randomly dislocate?

No: The hip joint is a very stable joint in the body. A dislocation is typically a traumatic event (e.g. Car accident). Although you may get the sensation that the hip is "dislocating", this is probably not the case. If you are concerned about your hip, seek out an orthopaedic consult with xrays for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop the pain from dislocated hips?

Pain medicine: Once the hips have been relocated, temporary pain control can be achieved with the help of pain medication. ...Read more

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What happens if you dislocate the same hip a second time?

Repeat surgery: This frequently means that revision hip surgery may be needed to try avoiding further episodes of dislocation best to discuss this with your orthopedic suregon. ...Read more

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I dislocated my hip once and now ill be doing everyday things and it will pop and is very painfull. any way to help stop that?

At age: 16 it is a very variable situation and different people would have different conditions/anatomy/etc. Orthopedic evaluation and a course of physical therapy to build up the surrounding area and hold it in place while growth helps put it back together. BUT, it's really complex. That area changes with puberty at that age, too. ...Read more