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I Had A Proximal Phalanx Dislocation How Do Doctors Fix This
See below: If this is an acute injury usually this will require a digital block in order to test the stability of the joint. Then depending on if it was a dorsal or volar dislocation will determine the kind of splinting that will be started as long as testing of the joint does not show a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more
Outpatient.: The surgery is probably outpatient, and should take an hour or so, depending on how much work the surgeon needs to do. The healing and rehab will take 3-4 months. ...Read more
What to do if I cut my thumb open a couple weeks ago and I had surgery to fix a tendon, how do I know if the tendon ruptured?
Examination: You need to see the doctor who did the repair ASAP ...Read more
I broke tibia n fibula. I'm an athlete. Doc sugg. Pins/rod fix. It is single clean break. Is there a way where i can heal natural i don't want surgery?
I broke tibia: Depends where the fracture is and how stable, depending on the area in fibula or tibia; best take your x-rays and get another opinion with an orthopedist; if both doctors are telling you to get surgery, then do it so that you can heal well. Even though surgery is not pleasant, sometimes it is best for proper healing. ...Read more
If recently tore a ligament & had a dislocated kneecap in november, how do I know if it is permanent?
Check it out: Go to orthopedic surgeon he will check you and tell if this permanent or temporarily. ...Read more
Depends on injury: If you injured your thumb you should be evaluated by a physician. Xrays should be ordered to rule out a fracture. If it is a dislocation then wearing a splint will be necessary. If it is a sprain it depends which ligament is sprained or torn because sometimes surgery is required. Better to get evaluated by an md for hand injuries rather than just wait to see if it heals on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do to treat a distal radius fracture?My doc told me I had it after 2wks.The pain has improved.Will the fracture heal by itself?Can type.
Dear sir, i had "bucket handle tear of the medial meniscus" and i did a surgery week ago.I need to know what exactly the physiotherapy that I have to?
Depends: Depends on what you had done please discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more
Xrays are a start: Thank you for your question. A dislocation of a joint is usually very apparent on an xray and is also usually associated with severe pain. A "hairline" fracture can often be seen on xray, but not always. Sometimes, if the xras are negative and clinical suspcion is high, further studies such as a bone scan, mri, or ct scan can establish the diagnosis. Thanks again, ed hellman. ...Read more
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I have synovial chondromatosis of the left hip I had surgery last year orthoscopic it came back. What do I do next surgical dislocation to remove or ?
I had a porous tendon repaired 4 moths ago went back to work now I have a stress fracture of the met 5th bone how do I get this to heal any faster ?
Casting/Cam Walker: Stress fracture, just like any other fracture requires immobilization. I would ask your treating doctor for either non weight bearing case or a cam walker. Also a bone stimulator might help. Again ask your treating doctor for any or all of these options and they can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a dislocation of the sesamoid bones in my big toe. Is that hard to fix is this a common injury? I did dance and do gymnastics for 10yrs.
Not rare: 2 types of dislocation of seas, kids: 1. Traumatic: where the sesamoid ligaments are torn +- associated fracture of sesamoids sometimes requiring surgery to relocate after the dislocation. 2. Associated with hallux valgus (bunion) deformity. Sesamiods are sublimed laterally as metatarsal head moves medially . Corrected by fixing the bunion ee orthopedic doc or podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow your: Surgeon's recommendations to the "t". Notify the surgeon for any signs of infection. Heal well. ...Read more
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