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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)

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


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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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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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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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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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What do I do about severe dislocation of the pip joint?

What do I do about severe dislocation of the pip joint?

Reduction: It needs to be properly reduced this may require open surgical procedure in some cases or may respond to closed manipulation. If unstable after reduction joint requires active stabilization that allows motion but prevents redislocation. See a hand surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What is a good brace that prevents shoulder dislocations?

What is a good brace that prevents shoulder dislocations?

Stabilizing brace.: There are a number of "shoulder stabilizing braces" that can be found on the internet. It should be advertised as appropriate for anterior shoulder dislocations. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Joint dislocation?

What is the definition or description of: Joint dislocation?

It is a joint-: -that has been knocked out of it's anatomical position & can B severe @ times ...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

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Multiple shoulder dislocations and rotator cuff injury. How can I prevent this from happening?

Multiple shoulder dislocations and rotator cuff injury. How can I prevent this from happening?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I had shoulder dislocation 2 times . How can I prevent it from happening again? I hav an active life style and want to continue that.

I had shoulder dislocation 2 times . How can I prevent it from happening again?  I hav an active life style and want to continue that.

Activity: Modification is critical. It sounds like you should work on strengthening of the rotator cuff and shoulder muscles. Despite this, if you continue dislocating surgery is warranted. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cmc joint dislocation?

Let me help: Swelling, tenderness, and crepitation over cmc joints and deformity over that joint. ...Read more

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Could strengthening muscles reduce the risk of joint dislocation?

Yes: Some joints are frequently treated with strengthening exercises, especially the shoulder and kneecap dislocations. These treatments can be very successful in treating mild to moderate joint instability. Even in grossly unstable joints requiring surgery strengthening exercises after surgery are an important part of the treatment, . ...Read more

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What should be done in case of minor cmc joint dislocation?

What should be done in case of minor cmc joint dislocation?

See a specialist: If the joint is not exactly lined up, you could have long term problems. The joint should be perfectly aligned. You should see a hand specialist. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for an index pip joint dislocation?

6-8 weeks: Sit down with your primary care doctor and / or the orthopedic specialist who had worked with you. He or she will be able to make a plan for your recovery. ...Read more

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What is a good way to tape a ring finger to prevent dislocation?

What is a good way to tape a ring finger to prevent dislocation?

Taping technique: Taping to prevent injury involves taping the affected finger to the next largest finger, if possible. The tape should be applied to the shaft of the bone, not over the knuckles (using 1/2 inch wide medical tape). Be careful to not tape the fingers together too tightly. ...Read more

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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