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Congenital Radial Head Dislocation
No body know : For sure how it happened, but we know it happened in the first 6 weeks or 8 weeks of the embryo life. ...Read more
Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more
I have congenital dislocated radius, how long does it take to recover from excision of the radial head surgery ?
Couple of months: After excision of radial head first two weeksare rough and you will not be able to use the arm. Then gradually you will be allowed to start excercising and using the arm slowly o heavy use for several months but it will improve every week for complete recovery it may take as long as 3-6 months. ...Read more
Radial head: Radial head is the proximal aspect of the radius a bone in your forearm that ends in articulation with the elbow at the capitellum on the lateral side of the distal humerus the radius spins at the radiocapitellar joint as you rotate your forearm. Minor fractures there can result from a simple fall to the hand or severe complex fractures associated with dislocation or ligament injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About Radial Head surgery. Had surgery over 30 years ago. Had 2 rotary cuff surgeries 2012 & 2013. MRI shows Radial Head in pieces. What are options?
Replace or resect: If it is symptomatic, the two major options are either resection of the radial head or the replacement of the head. If it is not causing problem, you might not want to do anything with it. ...Read more
I broke my radial head late february. Will my arm ever fully extend again? Its almost straight but not all the way.
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