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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?

Be seen: I would be seen to get a specific diagnosis as there are many possibilities including a Labrador tear or avascular necrosis among other possibilities. ...Read more

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I've fallen on my hip a couple years ago worst pain I've ever felt I still have pain off and on, have I dislocated? I dance and im hard on it a lot.

I've fallen on my hip a couple years ago worst pain I've ever felt I still have pain off and on, have I dislocated? I dance and im hard on it a lot.

Joint injury: Chronic "hip" pain after remote fall implicates joints/ligaments. Anesthetic blocks of sacroiliac joint, trochanteric bursa & hip joint help to diagnose. MRI of hip socket w. dye to R/O acetabular cartilaginous tear. Pyriformis syndrome concern. Orthopedic Surgeons often unskilled at chronic soft tissue injury diagnosis. Imaging studies rarely define & hands-on evaluation by Osteopath advised. ...Read more

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What can I do for a dislocated hip?

Be seen: If you actually have a dislocated hip, you would be in severe pain and unable to walk or even move. You would call an ambulance, be taken to the emergency room, where it would be urgently reduced. ...Read more

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How can you treat a dislocated hip?

How can you treat a dislocated hip?

Relocation: Whether the hip is artificial or native prompt reduction decreases pain and restores function. Due to the spasm of very large muscles around the hip reduction usually requires anesthesia and significant force to put back into place. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

Extreme pain: Pain is the primary symptom, with inability to walk or even move a secondary. It usually takes a large amount of force to dislocate a hip, and a large amount of effort to get it back into place. Without a trauma like a motor vehicle accident, it is very rare. ...Read more

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What should I do about a dislocated hip?

See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital. ...Read more

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What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

Dislocated hip: If it is a tha or a significant trauma, reduce it usually in the or setting. If it is chronically dislocated, such as ddh or neuromuscular disorders, need to check with orthopedic surgeon with imaging and good history and exam. ...Read more

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What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

Go to the ER: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

How long does it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Depends: It depends on the type and severity as well as your level of activity. Generally, uncomplicated dislocations usually take 6-12 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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How long should it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Depends: Was there a fracture? If not it can take up to 6 months minimum. 12 months is not unheard of. Rehab, rehab, rehab. Muscle balance, esp glute strength. ...Read more