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How Can You Know If You Dislocated Your Hip
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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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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
Anatomy: The shoulder joint is a little like a golf ball on a tee, and relies on ligaments and muscles to remain in position (located). The hip is more like a ball inside a socket, or a bowl that wraps halfway around the ball. It is much easier to knock a ball off a golf tee, than out of a bowl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need an x-ray now!: A hip dislocation may disturb the blood supply to the femoral head. When that happens, avascular or osteo necrosis may develop. This is a serious condition and needs to be evaluated by a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Try otc nsaid's for pain relief until you can see an orthopod. ...Read more
Snapping hip: The most likely cause is a muscle on the outside of your hip called the tensa fascia latae that extend more distally to form your illiotibial (it) band that "pops" rather than glides over a bony prominence in the upper part of your thigh bone (femur). The pop/ clunk feels like your hip is dislocating. The illiopsoas (hip flexor) muscle on the front part of the hip can also produce a snap. ...Read more
Depends on the age: Traumatic hip dislocation - pediatric - pediatrics - orthobullets.Com www.Orthobullets.Com/pediatrics/.../traumatic-hip-dislocation--pediat...Mar 12, 2012 – introduction. Typically seen after high energy trauma. Can occur after low energy mechanism while engaging in sporting activities. Posterior ... Pediatric hip dysplasia - dislocated hips in children orthopedics.About.Com › ... › pediatric ort. ...Read more
Avascular Necrosis: And bad arthiritis, and nerve injury as the thighbone is pushed out of its socket, it can disrupt blood vessels and nerves. When blood supply to the bone is lost, the bone can die, resulting in avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis.The protective cartilage covering the bone may also be damaged, which increases the risk of developing arthritis in the joint. ...Read more
A dislocated prostisis hip after 8 years in early 50s what is the likelihood of dislocation again?
50% +: Unfortunate that hip dislocated after 8 years. Usually occurs within the first 2 months while the tissue that is holding the hip in place heals. If you have a dislocation at 8 years usually because of a accident or putting hip in a position that over stretches the hip joint.That position is dependent on the type of approach to the hip used by surgeon. Talk to surgeon about restrictions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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