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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Joint displacement.: A dislocation of a joint occurs when the 2 matching surfaces of a joint are no longer in contact. This is typically quite painful and requires immediate medical attention. The joint will need to be reduced, in order for the 2 joint surfaces to come together. This often requires some form of anesthesia or sedation. After a dislocation, the joint may be unstable and require immobilization. ...Read more
Could happen: Typically can be a post-traumatic finding if one lands forcefully right on the coccyx. It can fracture, or can dislocated. Sometimes some people have something called hooked coccyx, where there is no dislocation, but there is an acutely angled (inwardly angled coccyx), these all could be symptomatic and cause pain in the tailbone area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually?: The short answer is no -- unless you were born with them dislocated, and are having no problems -- then no treatment would be necessary. However if, it isnt such a situation, then it is extremely unlikely that it will improve on its own. ...Read more
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