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

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 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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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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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