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What is the function of a joint capsule?

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It encapsulates the end of 2 bones that from the joint and holds in the synovial fluid which bathes the joint.
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What is the main function of the joint capsule?

To Stabilize Joints

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The joint capsule provides joint stability. If injured it can lead to stiffness and may then be surgically removed, without compromising stability as long as the joint's ligaments are kept intact. While this seems counterintuitive, it's because joints can undergo changes that turn the capsule from a necessary structure to a problem that is best removed (it regrows back more normal)
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Do all joints have a joint capsule?

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A synovial joint has a capsule surrounding it. These are joints like the shoulder, knee, hip and many many others. There are also fibrous joints (like the sutures in the skull) and cartilaginous joints (like where the ribs meet the sternum). Each of these kinds of joints have numerous subtypes as well.
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What is the definition or description of: Joint capsule?

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The lining that connects between 2 bones.
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What does it mean to have proximal tibiofibular joint capsule reconstruction?

Rebuild

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This is a type of procedure to repair/rebuild the parts mentioned.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered:

How long does a broken toe, torn MCL in foot, torn joint capsule and swelling in the bone take to heal?

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Simple Broken toe usually it takes 6-8 weeks to heel .uncomplicated Medial collateral ligament also take that much. The joint capsule take the same time.
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MRI shows bone marrow edema of pisiform, trigger thumb, MCP capsulitis and mild distension of first CMC joint capsule. What does it all mean?

Basal thumb joint OA

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The base of the thumb is a very common spot for osteoarthritis. This diagnosis can usually be made without imaging studies, so if your doctor ordered an MRI scan, I suspect the doctor had some special concern or diagnosis in mind.
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I have a TKR, tripped and strained my joint capsule. I know have a burning sensation laterally on bending and straightening. What's happening?

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It sounds as if you have injured that knee. You should see your doctor.
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3mm lump on EPL tendon snags painfully at PIP on slight flexion. Any excision risks? Fluid escape from joint capsule? Cause ganglion? Other risks?

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EPL tendon inserts at the base of the middle phalynx so central slip snagging at pip joint is more likely a tear in fibers extending from lateral band to central slip causing abnormal shift of tendons. There is no structure that central slip [EPL] would get caught on. Lump is most likely scar. Recommend splinting protocol first before considering any surgery. F/U with hand surgeon.
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Woke up from Hysterectomy with excruciating pain in my sacral area. Found out that my S I joint capsule was torn. How could this possibly happen?

Hyperflexion

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sometimes during surgery hyperflexion of the legs can cause injury to your joints.
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