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What could help prevent the dislocation of a joint?

What could help prevent the dislocation of a joint?

Depends: It depends upon the joint that is dislocating or subluxing. Exercises may help, bracing may help, limiting motion may help, and for some the only real cure in surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more


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What thing reinforces the fibrous capsule to help prevent dislocation of the joint?

What thing reinforces the fibrous capsule to help prevent dislocation of the joint?

Connective tissue: I believe you post is looking for either 'connective tissue', or fascia. Each joint has plent of tendinous/ligamentous support to prevent dislocation; it is when these tissues develop laxity that the dislocation occurs. ...Read more

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Have hypermobile joints. If hips are loose would exercise to strenghen hips CERTAINLY prevent dislocation? Have not had any dislocations.

Have hypermobile joints. If hips are loose would exercise to strenghen hips CERTAINLY prevent dislocation? Have not had any dislocations.

Varies: To some extent, strengthening the muscles around can provide some improvement in instability. A person with recurrent shoulder instability responding to physical therapy is a classic example of that. There is a component that is not really responsive to exercises which is why we sometimes have to do surgery for instability. ...Read more

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ORTHO/RHEUM ONLY Joint Hypermobile Syndrome will exercises 2 strenghten hip joints prevent dislocation 100% if they never dislocated?

Mobile Joints: It will definitely help if done correctly. Although I am honestly to say that nothing can truly protect your hips from dislocation if you suffer from hypermobile joints. If you are 63 and not had a dislocation yet, then the odds are in your favor that you won't dislocate. Be wary of falls. ...Read more

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What is the partial dislocation of a joint called medically?

What is the partial dislocation of a joint called medically?

Subluxation: Subluxation is a condition that occurs when a joint begins to dislocate. Instead of the joint surfaces completely losing contact, a subluxation can be considered a "partial dislocation.". ...Read more

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How could I cure dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint?

You can't: Ac joint dislocations are graded in severity and range from spraining the joint without dislocation to complete dislocations. There is no way to relocate the joint and have it stay reduced without surgical repair or reconstruction of the ligaments that hold the joint together. This isn't always necessary and your orthopaedic surgeon can tell you the pluses and minuses of surgery vs no surgery. ...Read more

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Could being double-jointed in your hips lead to possible hip dislocations or other problems in the near future?

Could being double-jointed in your hips lead to possible hip dislocations or other problems in the near future?

It may...: Hip stability is determined primarily by the position of the components and soft tissue tension. If someone has inherent ligament laxity, then they are statistically at a higher risk for developing instability. However, the risks are still relatively low and a good hip surgeon can use component position and offset to maximize the stability of the implant for an individual patient. ...Read more

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Do you know how to prevent dislocations?

Dislocations : Key in balanced muscle strengthening program. This includes flexibility and muscle tone exercise. ...Read more

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Is surgery the only way to prevent further patella dislocations?

Not always: Quadricps muscle strengthening, it band stretching, and physical therapy sometimes works. Taping may play a role in the short term. Kinesiotape and the like. Great physical therapy is usually worth a try before surgery. See a rehab doctor or sports medicine doctor.... Second opinions too if needed. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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