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What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

Patellar dislocation: Is alway laterally (to the outside of knee). It tends to reocurr. Make the inside muscles of front of thigh stronger by bending knee slightly and lifting it across other knee (like when you cross legs when sitting down). Do repetitions if 5-10 throughout the day. This will keep patella align in the middle so it does not dislocate laterally. ...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 is does it mean to have dislocation of the hip?

What is does it mean to have dislocation of the hip?

Severe pain: A dislocated hip causes severe pain and no weight bearing or walking. ...Read more

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How can I fix the crippling pain from congenial dislocation of the hip?

Joint replacement: Before arthritis sets in, osteotomy can be of some benefit. After arthritis is present, you could try a cortisone injection and pt. Ultimately, the only true cure is joint replacement. ...Read more

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A dislocated prostisis hip after 8 years in early 50s what is the likelihood of dislocation again?

50% +: Unfortunate that hip dislocated after 8 years. Usually occurs within the first 2 months while the tissue that is holding the hip in place heals. If you have a dislocation at 8 years usually because of a accident or putting hip in a position that over stretches the hip joint.That position is dependent on the type of approach to the hip used by surgeon. Talk to surgeon about restrictions. ...Read more

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I have dislocation of my left hip, what medicine should I take to heal me faster?

I have dislocation of my left hip, what medicine should I take to heal me faster?

? Injury: There is not one specific medicine to help you heal faster. It also depends on what happened with the hip dislocation -- was there also a fracture? Did you have surgery? Was there a cartilage issue? Follow your doctors recommendations. But in general, get plenty of rest and eat a healthy balanced diet. If you are a smoker, you need to stop immediately. ...Read more

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How is a hip dislocation treated?

Put back in place: Any dislocated joint needs to be put back in place asap! once reduced a stable joint needs early protected range of motion and an unstable joint needs immobilization. The hip joint is a special case. Dislocation of the hip interrupts the blood supply to the femoral head, which may lead to osteonecrosis (bone death). See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in trauma for treatment. ...Read more

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Best diet for someone with a hip dislocation?

Regular: There are no special dietary restrictions for someone with a history of a hip dislocation. ...Read more

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How can I avoid my hip dislocation from hurting a lot?

Don't dislocate!: Hip dislocation is serious, very uncommon and usually associated with major violent trauma. Please get another opinion as to what is happening and why it hurts. ...Read more

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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 more

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Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Dislocated hip: It is possible to have a hip dislocation as a teenager.You may walk with a limp or possibly be in pain. At your age it may have no more effect on your height. See an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. ...Read more