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What's it mean to have joints subluxation?

What's it mean to have joints subluxation?

Out of place: Sub means under, luxation relates to movement. In some manner, the joint has moved from its normal position, resulting in pain, limited range of motion, and deformity. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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WHAT IS A SUBLUXATION OF THE FIRST INTERTARSAL JOINT?

WHAT IS A SUBLUXATION OF THE FIRST INTERTARSAL JOINT?

Ouch!: Joints that have slipped out of position in the foot.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Intertarsal_articulations.
would be painful. Often requires a soft cast to rest the area. ...Read more

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Can a volar subluxation on the pip joint be fixed 3 months after injury and after 2 months of pt?

Can a volar subluxation on the pip joint be fixed 3 months after injury and after 2 months of pt?

Tough fix: You didn't say how this happened. If your pip joint is subluxed or out of position, that is not reduced, pt is unlikely to help. If you are not making progress after 2 months of therapy discuss this with your doctor. If you are not seeing a hand surgeon you should do this. Sound like additional surgery may be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a lateral subtalar joint subluxation?

What is the treatment for a lateral subtalar joint subluxation?

Subtalar Instability: There are many treatments of lateral subtalar joint instability. You can use bracing and taping to give external support. You can have orthotic devices designed with a high degree of subtalar joint stability. You can be placed on a strengthening program including balancing, progressive resistive exercises, and functional conditioning. You can consider prolotherapy and surgical options. Dr blake. ...Read more

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Can someone explain the function of the sc joint in relation to a first rib ligament/cartilage tear and subluxation of the first rib? Thanks! :)

Complicated anatomy: The first rib articulates (connects to) the front of the body at the sternum. This is typically slightly below the sc joint but there are ligamentous and connective tissue connection to all three. This joint (1st rib/sternum/clavicle) acts as a connection of the upper extremities to the trunk and plays a part in breathing and other motions. Any disruption in these can lead to problems/pain. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w spontaneous subluxation of sc joint (worse when I sleep on that side). Have hypermobility syndrome. Best type of pt? Ortho didn't say much

Diagnosed w spontaneous subluxation of sc joint (worse when I sleep on that side). Have hypermobility syndrome. Best type of pt? Ortho didn't say much

Aqua therapy: 20's female with SIJ subluxation from Joint Hypermobility Syndrome has hip pain in bed because ground force of sleep surface impacts pelvic ring w. translation of forces around ring to loosest point, the injured SIJ. Best PT is aqua therapy to re establish generalized muscle tone and strength, which will tend to compensate for loose ligaments. Stretched ligaments hurt. Explanation for the Rack. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Bunion: The only 'remedy' for a bunion is to change shoe gear. Bracing is needed for peroneal subluxation and usually surgery. The only real relief for a bunion is surgery. See your treating physician for these and any other questions. ...Read more

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How do you treat a subluxation of a jaw condyle, its still in the joint but has moved some. Mouth guards have been tried with no success?

How do you treat a subluxation of a jaw condyle, its still in the joint but has moved some. Mouth guards have been tried with no success?

See OFP Specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of subluxation of a jaw condyle, night bruxism and TMJ disorder. They are the experts in this field. They treating the problem rather than the symptom. ...Read more

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Hi, I just had an MRI done of my Lt knee, and the results are as follow. Patella alta with subluxation, joint effusion, and cartrilage loss over central?

Hi, I just had an MRI done of my Lt knee, and the results are as follow. Patella alta with subluxation, joint effusion, and cartrilage loss over central?

See below: Patella alta means your knee cap is riding somewhat higher than normal; similarly subluxation refers to an abnormal position between the two bones that make up a joint; these conditions can lead to cartilage loss on the undersurface of the knee cap known as chondromalacia. Don't hesitate to discuss directly with doctor. ...Read more

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What is subluxation?

What is subluxation?

When a joint is not: Aligned properly it is usually either deviated, subluxed or dislocated. It depends on how much it is no longer aligned.... ...Read more

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What is subluxation of the spine?

What is subluxation of the spine?

Subluxation: See my previous answer at https://goo. Gl/6K0xKy. Basically, subluxation refers to minor or partial dislocation, typically in reference to joints but also used by dentists to describe loose teeth due to trauma. Check out https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Subluxation which also notes that chiropractors use this phrase to describe abnormalities of the spine. ...Read more

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What are disadvantages if any of being double jointed?

What are disadvantages if any of being double jointed?

Joint injury: Ligamentous laxity can led to joint subluxation or dislocation without a significant injury. You need to keep the muscles around the joint strong to prevent injury. With multiple injuries you have an increased chance to develop arthritis in that joint. ...Read more

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Can morphea affect joints?

Can morphea affect joints?

Not really: If the morphea is overlying a joint, it can lead to difficulty with moving that joint and contractures, but otherwise it does not cause arthrtis. ...Read more

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Why do my joints hurt so bad?

Why do my joints hurt so bad?

Please get: Medically checked so that you can be accurately diagnosed and a treatment plan can be developed for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Is hypermobile double jointed?

Is hypermobile double jointed?

Yes: Yes, the terms hyper mobile, double jointed, and ligamentous laxity can all be used to describe equivalent conditions. ...Read more

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Does cold cause pain in joints?

Does cold cause pain in joints?

Potentially: Cold can cause pain in joints, particularly if they are arthritic, ...Read more

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Achy joints tired all the time?

Inflammation: Without an exam, I can only give general information, but
overall inflammation would imply an overall condition. Mostly... an infection. Mostly a cold. BUT autoimmune disease is possible. ...Read more

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Will my si joint ever heal 100%?

Will my si joint ever heal 100%?

It certainly could: The si or sacro-iliac joint is the joint line where the two ilea and the sacrum come together to form the ring of the pelvis. If stressed this line of semi-fusion of the two bones can become sore and painful. This can be from an accident, over activity, or other stresses and inflammation. With the right therapy, rest, medicaiton and treatment, one may heal and never have another problem. ...Read more

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How do you cure charcot's joint?

How do you cure charcot's joint?

You don't: A Charcot foot is a recurrent risk. It can be realigned if it is inactive but surgical intervention is to provide a better walking platform, not to cure or beautify. ...Read more

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My joint is pain, what cani do?

See a doctor: See a doctor and find out why the joint or joints hurt. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my joints?

What are the bumps on my joints?

Joints and bumps: Bumps on joints could be from differnet casues. These may include rheumatoid nodules which are due to rheumatoid arthritis. Another possibility is ganglion cysts. An evaluation with your doctor would help determine the cause. ...Read more

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How to stop popping your joints?

Exercise: Do some stretches and strength training - it will 'lubricate' and stabilize those creakings. ...Read more

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Pain in joints at bottom of back.

Pain in joints at bottom of back.

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. ...Read more

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How can a joint injury be treated?

How can a joint injury be treated?

Knee Muscles: Strengthen all the muscles around the knee joint, including the back/thigh muscles. If you are unsure, I would suggest getting an evaluation by a sports medicine trained physical therapist. ...Read more

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What type of joint is the scapula?

What type of joint is the scapula?

Bone: The scapula is a bone, not a joint. The major joint on the scapula is known as the gleno- humeral joint which is the joint between the scapula and the humerus and is otherwise known as the shoulder joint. ...Read more