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What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

Patellar dislocation: Is alway laterally (to the outside of knee). It tends to reocurr. Make the inside muscles of front of thigh stronger by bending knee slightly and lifting it across other knee (like when you cross legs when sitting down). Do repetitions if 5-10 throughout the day. This will keep patella align in the middle so it does not dislocate laterally. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

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


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How can I tell if I have a possible elbow dislocation?

How can I tell if I have a possible elbow dislocation?

X-ray: Elbow dislocations are almost exclusively due to trauma. So, if you did not have an injury, it's unlikely that your elbow is dislocated. Elbow dislocations are painful, the joint becomes swollen and range of motion is limited. The best way to know if your elbow is dislocated is to get a x-ray. ...Read more

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What are some exercises for a elbow dislocation which is positioned back and I have stiffness?

What are some exercises for a elbow dislocation which is positioned back and I have stiffness?

See therapist: You should work closely with your othropedist and with a reputable physical therapist with interest and expertise in the elbow. This venue is too short for specific exercises. They will work with you to restore as much funtions and range of motion as possible. ...Read more

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What are the tests for traumatic elbow dislocation?

What are the tests for traumatic elbow dislocation?

Physical exam, xray: These are usually pretty obvious injuries that can be diagnosed by both physical exam and definitively with xrays. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a traumatic elbow dislocation?

What are the symptoms of a traumatic elbow dislocation?

Pain, deformity: These are usually obvious injuries with pain, deformity (depends on the location/direction of the dislocation, weakness, guarding (won't or can't use the arm) and occasionally numbness or vascular insufficiency. These are best treated promptly by a trained orthopedic surgeon, er physician or trauma surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Traumatic elbow dislocation?

What is the definition or description of: Traumatic elbow dislocation?

An injury 2 the--: -elbow that causes it 2 displace the ulna from the confines of the elbow. Usually significant trauma & very obvious 2 look at & very painful. ...Read more

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Suggestions for brace for elbow when working out. Status post elbow dislocation times thee years?

Suggestions for brace for elbow when working out. Status post elbow dislocation times thee years?

Depends: Most elbows are stable once the injury heals. If you are looking for an extra measure of support or comfort while working out, i would start with a simple slip-on neoprene elbow sleeve. If your elbow feels slightly unstable, you should see an orthopedic, preferably one who is an upper extremity expert. In rare instances, a subtle case of instability can cause problems with weightbearing activities. ...Read more

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I recently had an elbow dislocation and was placed again at the moment it happens. The radiographs were okey. Right now I have a swelling all over?

I recently had an elbow dislocation and was placed again at the moment it happens. The radiographs were okey. Right now I have a swelling all over?

Thats quite normal.: The swelling can and will persist for up to 2 months, and even more, depending how severe the injury was. Follow your orthopedist's advise. Taking Ibuprofen or aleve, (naproxen) or something else for swelling would help. Supervised therapy will be greatly beneficial. Compression bandage, like a heelbo would help with swelling and to protect it. ...Read more

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Had elbow dislocation(no frc),closed reduced by surgeon 80 days back.Elbow can be straightened 95% as before but small swelling on elbow still notgone?

Had elbow dislocation(no frc),closed reduced by surgeon 80 days back.Elbow can be straightened 95% as before but small swelling on elbow still notgone?

Swelling: This is not an unexpected result. Keep trying to improve the range of motion. You probably have a small bursitis reaction in the elbow and some fluid from that. It could be drained via needle, but it would probably come back. ...Read more

Dr. Rahul Banerjee
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Dislocated Elbow (Definition)

Traumatic elbow dislocation is the condition where a bone of the elbow become displaced from its normal connection at the elbow joint. This is most often caused by trauma, such as falling ...Read more