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Pain varies: Shoulder pain after a glenohumeral reduction (put back in) is typically less than while it is out of place. For first time dislocations the pain level tends to be higher, but individual tolerance must also be considered. After any dislocation/ reduction you should have an x-ray regardless of pain level to rule out any damage to the bony structures that may have occured during the trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I dislocated my shoulder yesterday and it was put back in place but I'm having muscle spasms all day. Is this normal?
Shoulder dislocation: When a joint such as the shoulder is dislocated,trauma invariably occurs to the supporting muscles and ligaments, so. Post injury one will experience varying amounts of spasm and pain for 2-3 weeks.Younger patients ( under age of 21 ) have much higher chances of additional dislocations. Most patients over 25 are rehabilitated with progessive pt program and most resume full activities . ...Read more
I recently dislocated my shoulder and it was put back in place but I've noticed a weird bump(seems like a bone) on my back in my shoulder blade?
Hard to say: It is possible in the same injury in which you dislocated your shoulder, you also fractured your scapula. I would certainly let your orthopedic surgeon know. ...Read more
Can a false rib be fixed or put back into place if it's out of place by surgery? Mine is and chiropractor care doesn't seem to fixin it all the way.
?false rib: I'm not sure what you are referring to... There are 'floating ribs', 'cervical ribs'( that can cause problems like thoracic outlet syndrome) and 'rib humps' from significant scoliosis ... I would suggest seeing an orthopedic surgeon to get a diagnosis ; possibly one who specializes in spine. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Sometimes: Athletic trainers will often due on the field but they know what they are doing so i recommend you have a professional do it. You will need to monitor the rehab to make sure you get motion back and the soft tissues heal properly. ...Read more
Chiropractor says ribs not in place? Is it safe for them to put them back in place? Help please? Don't want to puncture an organ..
Unlikely: It would be extraordinarily unlikely for chiropractic manipulation to puncture an organ. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hi I'm live in Sandton Buccleuch. I have a dislocated shoulder and need to put it back into place. Need a doctor in the Sandton Area?
Try looking online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online, and no longer printed. County medical societies (or other local medical societies), hospitals, insurance companies usually list medical doctors by name, specialty, and location. Look for Orthopedic Surgery, or Sports Medicine. ...Read more
Dislocated my shoulder climbing river. Managed to put it back in place. No nerves pinched. How should I procede to recover? Rest, physiotherpy?
Sling, rehab: A first- time shoulder dislocation is generally managed w/ a sling, NSAIDs ( ibuprofen) and gradual mobilization /physical therapy in your age group. The chance of re- dislocation/ subluxation is fairly high, however, and some ORS recommend stabilization( arthroscopic or open)of the torn labrum cartilage ( Bankart lesion)in young athletes dominant shoulders. See an experienced shoulder surgeon.GL! ...Read more
What if your finger is out of place will the doctor have to put it back in place if its just a sprain or will it heal back in place on its own?
Fingers: If you have dislocated the joint, it will need to be manipulated back into place or it will not ever work right and will destroy the cartilage. If it is a sprain, an exam needs to determine if it is stable and can be left alone, splinted or buddy taped, or if it is unstable and needs more work. ...Read more
How long it take to heal ruptured a ligament and dislocated toes and will the doctor put it back in place?
See below: Yes, the doctor will relocate the toes. Depending on how the ligaments are treated and the specific injury will determine how long they take to heal. ...Read more
My knee has been dislocating but I put it back in place. This time it got doslocated and I had a hard time putting it back in place and after I did, it started hurting and I can't walk. I already put a brace on and a ligament or bone kept popping out of p
See OrthopedicMDasap: I think you need to make an appointment with an Orthooedic Specialist as soon as possible as your knee is unstable.Keep the brace on and use crutches till you see the specialist of go to nearest ER as you may have severe ligament injury.. Make sure you have feeling of touch and pain in the leg below the knee and normal circulation .Do not take any chances as you should have consulted ortho earlier ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Tore all ligaments in my foot and dislocated the bones, had surgery and screw put all back in place, how long should I expect to heal?
My sons football coach said that my son broke his nose and that he had to put it back in place, but my son did get any black eyes just a slight bruise?
See a doctor: The coach may be right that your son's nose was broken. Even with minimal bruising and the nose apparently now well aligned, a deformity could result as it heals. Don't mess around with this, and for sure don't rely on the coach's word. Get your son to a doctor. ...Read more
I dislocted my middle finger (middle joint) A sports trainer put it back into place. now I have pins and needles in the palm of my hand, is this norma?
Timing of symptoms: The palm is innervated by the median and ulnar nerves. Depending on how the finger dislocation was treated (manipulation around the wrist), there may be some local nerve irritation. If the symptoms get worse you should see a neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000691.htm , http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000789.htm ...Read more
My daughter's (17) big toe often dislocates and she puts it back in place. It's painful. Now it happens about 3x/mo. What is the cuase of this?
Lax ligaments: Likely from the recurrent dislocation, her ligaments are too long/loose, and this makes it easier for the next dislocation, which keeps them that way. She should see a podiatrist or orthopedist. May improve with splinting, might need a surgical procedure to resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had 4 hard jabs to my nose and my nose started bleeding, can nasofix put my nose back in place?
Nasal trauma: You are better off seeing a board certified surgeon with expertise in nasal issues. If the trauma just occurred, your septum needs to be evaluated. ...Read more