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How can a dislocated tailbone be fixed?

How can a dislocated tailbone be fixed?

Often not: This will depend on exactly what the injury but if it involves the coccxy, then generally this is left alone. Most of the time the pain will resolve over time but I have never seen or heard of this being fixed in any way. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more


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How can a broken rib be fixed?

How can a broken rib be fixed?

Rib fractures : Simple rib fractures are treated conservatively with pain management only.
Certain rib fractures that result in breathing difficulties and / or relentless pain are treated surgically with titanium plates. ...Read more

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How does a displaced meniscus root happen? Can it be fixed?

Twisting injury: The meniscus acts as an important shock absorber and tears can potentially be repaired by an orthopaedic surgeon with good arthroscopy skills. ...Read more

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How can you fix a broken femur?

How can you fix a broken femur?

Intramedullary Nail: The standard surgical intervention for an adult femur fracture is an intramedullary (im) nail. ...Read more

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How can you fix a dislocated shoulder?

How can you fix a dislocated shoulder?

Depends....: The treatment of shoulder dislocations is based on whether or not it is recurrent (more than one dislocation) and why it dislocated. Some shoulders dislocate because the ligaments are loose, and some because the ligaments or "labrum" is torn. Some people are treated with physical therapy, and some need to consider surgery. ...Read more

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How can you fix a broken knee?

How can you fix a broken knee?

Depends: It depends on the level and nature of the fracture. If it's a complicated fracture, it may need to be surgically repaired. If it is not, then one may be placed in a cast. Your orthopedic specialist should be able to give you a plan of action. ...Read more

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How can I fix a dislocated jaw?

How can I fix a dislocated jaw?

Go see an OS: You can first go see a dentist. He or she will examine you and see if you need to go see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Can there be anything i can do to get a broken tailbone fixed?

Can there be anything i can do to get a broken tailbone fixed?

Generally no: Most of the time this is the coccyx and this is nearly universally not operated on. It may or may not heal back but usually the pain will subside over time. ...Read more

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Can a displaced meniscus be fixed?

Can a displaced meniscus be fixed?

Absolutely: Surgery can definitely be done to help people with problems of the , meniscus. Usually a displaced meniscus implies it has been torn. Depending on the location of the tear, the meniscus is usually either repaired or a portion of it is removed. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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How can you dislocate a radius?

How can you dislocate a radius?

Arm pulling: A dislocated radial head is commonly called the "nursemaid's elbow" and is a fairly common injury in toddlers. It is caused by pulling or jerking the arm (as in grabbing a fleeing toddler), pulling the radial head out of its place. It is easily treated and rarely leads to any further problems. ...Read more

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How painful can a dislocated shoulder be?

Very painful: A dislocated shoulder is unable to move normally. If you can do normal range of motion, then it may not be dislocated, just painful for any number of reasons. Dislocation requires medical attention to fix. ...Read more

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I have a tipped vertebra in my back. I would like to know how this can be fixed. Can this be fixed by a chiropractor?

I have a tipped vertebra in my back. I would like to know how this can be fixed. Can this be fixed by a chiropractor?

Let me understand: Tipped vertebra to me means that one side of that vertebra is smaller than the other side ? If that what you means? The chiropractor can not do any thing for you. Let me know. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a malunion in my radius, can it be fixed?

I have a malunion in my radius, can it be fixed?

Mal union function: mal union can be corrected if the degree of deformity causes significant limitations in function and the ability to use the arm in a normal fashion. ...Read more

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How can a bone fragment in my ankle be treated?

How can a bone fragment in my ankle be treated?

Depends : On symptoms. If its an old injury and painful the fragment can be removed or fixated back into the leg. If acute injury immobilize. If its not painful treatment may not be necessary. ...Read more

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How to fix a dislocated jaw?

How to fix a dislocated jaw?

Dislocated Jaw: If the jaw is dislocated, the dentist may be able to place it back into the correct position using the appropriate maneuvers, local anesthetics and muscle relaxants if needed. In a rare cases, surgery is needed to reposition the dislocated jaw. ...Read more

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How can you repair a broken knee?

How can you repair a broken knee?

Depends whats broken: Fractures may require plates and screws. Meniscus tears may require suture repair. Ligaments may require reconstruction or repair. ...Read more

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How to fix a dislocated elbow?

How to fix a dislocated elbow?

See your doctor: He/she will refer you to an orthopedic surgeon who will be able to stabilize it. ...Read more

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What can cause a dislocated kneecap?

What can cause a dislocated kneecap?

Trauma: Most common cause would be trauma, such as a direct blow to the knee, or a twisting injury. Many patients with a dislocated kneecap have anatomy that predisposes them to having that problem. ...Read more