Long term effects of mid carpal dislocation - Doctor answers
Usually none: Carpal tunnel surgery is often a very effective and safe procedure especially when performed by highly experienced hand surgeons. There is always the risk of an incomplete release or recurrent symptoms due to scar tissue and other issues. These risks can be minimized by using certain precautions and techniques. Most patients resume their work activity without difficulty. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Potentially post traumatic arthritis can occur.
If you have just a knee cap dislocation, it may predispose you to future dislocations and anterior knee pain and arthritis. If it is your whole knee joint that dislocates, you risk nerve, vessel and ligament injury. This is a much more severe injury than just a patella dislocation. ...Read more
How common is a hip replacement dislocation or loosening. I have a new citation by stryker and want to know the long term risks?
Not common: With current techniques, regardless of the approach used for your surgery, the possiblity of dislocation or loosening of components is very low. The chance of either event is less than 1% in most recent research. The device you have has a long track record of good results, and is not likely to dislocate or loosen if you take good care of it. Consult with your surgeon about recommended activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long term unilateral intermittent swelling - mid line on the bony jaw line. Size of an almond, no real pain. ENT and oral surgeon concerned but stumped. MRI, CT and U/sound have not advanced a diagnosis. A cone beam demonstrated extremely vague shadow
Treating a dislocation can be immediate if the joint returns back to its normal position. If it does not go back in place, a doctor can manipulate it to get it into proper position. Sometimes, the joint will be really stuck and you will need surgery.
Healing a dislocation can take time. Residual swelling is common. Doing proper finger exercises will help prevent permanent stiffness. ...Read more
3-6 months: Jammed fingers can result in simple sprains to complex fracture-dislocations. The most innocuous appearing finger could be badly fractured. Uncomplicated dislocations (stable after reduction) are treated by buddy strapping and early motion. Return to sport in 2-4 wks. Tendon rupture requires splinting for 6-8 weeks. Swelling can last 6-10 months! A permanent deformity may result. Therapy is key. ...Read more
How long after shoulder surgery (for dislocation) should I wait until I can start going to the gym?
Ask your doctor: Post surgical rehabilitation and return to activity is usually strictly controlled by the surgeon and the time to return to full activity is dictated by the severity of the injury, the surgery performed, and your healing response afterwards. Your doctor should make it clear when you can return to full activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs help to fix: If you've truly dislocated your patella, then you should seek care right away so that the dislocation can be reduced, and any further care for the injury can be rendered. Splint the leg in your position of comfort and apply an ice pack, then get to the ER. If this is a chronic problem, then you may benefit from physical therapy, and perhaps a brace. Consultation with an ortho or sports med. ...Read more
Almost instance: Almost instance relief after the reduction, then you have pain if you fracture with it for a week or ten days. ...Read more
Thr left side 7 weeks ago anterior approach. Anterior dislocation week 4. How long does it take to recover from dislocation and what is the chance if reccurence? Right side performed 7/8/13 no proble
Depends...: There are several surgeries for patella instability. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read more
Patella dislocation how long does it take to walk after a patella dislocation? I can hardly move at all.
This can be: Quite painful. I assume it was reduced (put back in place). Also and unstable injury initially so high chance it will happen again if you go back to vigorous activity too soon. If you can not bear weight at least work hard on range of motion. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: You could apply ice to the area for 20 minutes, 3-4 times per day and if you could take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, that would be helpful. ...Read more
8 weeks ago I was involved in an accident on my bike resulting in dislocation of shoulder now noticed that this armpit no longer sweats?
The sympathetic (or involuntary) nervous system controls functions like sweating and vascular tone. These nerves may have been damaged in your accident. Recovery is possible but takes much longer than recovery of shoulder movement. Be patient.
Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
How long does it take to fully recover from a patella dislocation and to be able to do activities like running? I'm now 3 months in rehab.
Slow return: True knee dislocations are very traumatic injuries that are often associated with injuries to multiple ligaments. Patellar-femoral dislocations (when a kneecap dislocates) is less serious but can also cause problems. The return to running is dictated by what structures have been injured. If your knee is still unstable, using a knee-brace for support may be beneficial. Be cautious with return. ...Read more
Patella dislocation after lateral release. 2nd lateral release medial reticulum repair, medial menicus repair. How long average recover?
6 Month: What take too long to heal is the repair of the medial meniscus. ...Read more