Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Should I Do About A Dislocated Hip

Share
1

1
What should I do about a dislocated hip?

What should I do about a dislocated hip?

See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Allen Lu Dr. Lu
3 doctors agreed:
2

2
What should I do about a dislocated shoulder?

Dr. Allen Lu Dr. Lu
3 doctors agreed:
What should I do about a dislocated shoulder?

See your surgeon: A dislocated shoulder tends to continue to dislocate, each time causing damage that makes the problem worse each time. Surgery is not always needed, but the evaluation is import to address your individual situation. Please see your friendly neighborhood sports medicine orthopedic surgeon for assistance! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Allen Lu Dr. Lu
3 doctors agreed:
3

3
What should I do for a dislocated shoulder?

Dr. Allen Lu Dr. Lu
3 doctors agreed:
What should I do for a dislocated shoulder?

Depends: It depends on many factors that you should go over in detail with a sports medicine or shoulder surgeon. How loose your ligaments are, your activity level, age, previous dislocations, and athletic involvement all help to determine your risk of having additional pain or dislocations. You may or may not decide upon surgery after such a discussion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What should I do about a strained hip flexor?

Rest: Initially rest would be the initial response, from which they will often heal. If not, therapy can be helpful to aid in recovery. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What should you do about a broken shoulder?

What should you do about a broken shoulder?

Depend on the type: The treatment of a shoulder fracture depends on the type of fracture. Some require surgery to optimize the long-term function of the shoulder, others can be treated with a sling and therapy alone. Best to see an orthopaedic surgeon for an exam and x-rays to make sure that your fracture is treated appropriately. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What can I do about a dislocated jaw?

What can I do about a dislocated jaw?

Dislocated Jaw: A broken jaw is a fracture in the jaw bone. A dislocated jaw means the lower part of the jaw has moved out of its normal position at one or both joints where the jaw approximates the skull. Both conditions are best treated by a qualified physician or oral surgeon. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
7

7
What should I do about a chronic knee injury?

What should I do about a chronic knee injury?

See an orthopedic su: The short answer is to see an orthopedic surgeon this would be your best course of action. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
8

8
What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

Urgent evaluation: Urgent evaluation in an emergency room to have the dislocation out back in place. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What do I do for a possible knee dislocation?

What do I do for a possible knee dislocation?

Go to the ER: A true knee dislocation is related to trauma and a medical emergency that is highly associated with vascular and nerve injuries. Typically the patient presents to the er for further evaluation which may include a vascular study to look for vessel injury. A transient patellar dislocation is not a medical emergency. Tx often begins non operatively with vastus medialis strengthening and bracing. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What should I do to help/fix knee pain about a year after injury?

What should I do to help/fix knee pain about a year after injury?

You probably can't: You did not mention the nature of the injury but chronic knee pain that persists a year after the injury needs to be reevaluated. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

11

11
What can I do for a dislocated hip?

Be seen: If you actually have a dislocated hip, you would be in severe pain and unable to walk or even move. You would call an ambulance, be taken to the emergency room, where it would be urgently reduced. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What can I do about a bad hip replacement?

See a specialist: The first thing you should do is talk to your orthopaedic surgeon and tell him or her the problem you are having. If you are unable to get the answers you need there, you need to seek a 2nd opinion. Find an orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in adult reconstruction. University health systems are a good place to start. You'll need new x-rays and an infection work-up for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

13

13
What should I do about regular hip pain?

What should I do about regular hip pain?

Need more info: Location? Groin, side of hip, buttock?Duration? How long have you had it? Was it from an injury? A fall, lifting boxes, after exercise, ? Do you have back pain with it? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What to do if I have a knee arthroscopy?

What to do if I have a knee arthroscopy?

Exercise: If no repair was done you need to work on range of motion and strength, also use ice ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
What should I do about a sprained my hand?

What should I do about a sprained my hand?

RICE: Rest ice compression and elevation are hallmarks of initial treatment however don't think "sprain" just because someone said you didn't fracture. There are many sprains that are sever and need treatment, there are fracture that are not seen on initial films. Go see a hand surgeon for follow up. ...Read more

Mahek Shah Dr. Shah
2 doctors agreed:
16

16
What should I do about a rolled ankle?

Mahek Shah Dr. Shah
2 doctors agreed:
What should I do about a rolled ankle?

Rest ankle: Its best to not bear weight on the ankle and rest it up. If there is swelling, cold pack and elevation will help reduce some of that. An elastic (ace) wrap or neoprene support may also be helpful. If the pain continues, see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What should you do with a dislocated shoulder?

What should you do with a dislocated shoulder?

See orthopedist: After its put back in, rest it and avoid painful maneuvers especially the throwing position. You may use a sling for a few weeks if desired. Gradually, your activity level can be increased with a supervised rehab. Program. Discuss definitive treatment with a sports orthopedist to determine your options. Surgical and non-surgical treatment options are supported for a first time dislocator. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What to do about hip pain, should I see a dr or wait?

What to do about hip pain, should I see a dr or wait?

See details: I love questions like this when no specifics are offered. If you have pain, have it evaluated. ...Read more

19

19
What should I do about osteoarthritis in my knee?

What should I do about osteoarthritis in my knee?

Depends: It depends on what has already been done, the advancement of it, the degree of discomfort you are experiencing. You will need to modify the way you walk, starting with the shoes you wear. You may need a knee brace to improve mechanics of it. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) anti-inflammatory meds, glucosamine may be something to start. Physical therapy, steroid and hyaluronic acid injections is another option. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I have a knee injury, what should I do?

I have a knee injury, what should I do?

See an orthopedist: Knee injuries vary in intensity and character, and really are best managed by orthopedic surgeons or rehab docs. Not all knee injuries eventuate in surgery, and most orthopedic surgeons try conservative measures first. ...Read more