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Whats nursemaid elbow?

Dislocation of the. Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of a bone in the elbow called the radius. Dislocation means the bone slips out of its normal position at the elbow joint. The injury is also called radial head dislocation.
Subluxation. The radial head subluxes in a childs elbow causing pain and what appears to be inactivity in the affected arm. It can be fixed with a very simple maneuver.
Nursemaid's elbow. This is dislocation or subluxation of the radial head at the capitellum of the elbow.
Common problem. It is a subluxation of the radial head in a child which is typically treated with manipulation.

Do a lot of people get nursemaids elbow?

No. It's not at all common, but it does happen, and generally easy to treat.

I need information about re-occurring "nursemaids elbow"?

They grow out of it. Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of the radial head in children. Due to the anatomy of the immature elbow, the radial head may slip out of the joint when the child's arm is pulled. Putting the elbow back in place is easy, but somewhat painful. First the elbow is extended, then the hand is supinated (palm up). Finally, the elbow is bent to reduce the radial head. Problems stop with age.

What is the definition or description of: Nursemaids elbow?

Nursemaids elbow. Nursemaids elbow (pulled elbow, slipped elbow, or toddler elbow) is a name for radial head subluxation.

How come I have nursemaids elbow, but nobody else in the family has it?

Let us help. Caused by longitudinal traction with the wrist in pronation, although in a series only 51% of patients were reported to have this mechanism, with 22% reporting falls, and patients less than 6 months of age noted to have the injury after rolling over in bed. No body knows why it happen to you and did not happen to your broter or sister. Good luck. Thank.

What's the chance of having nursemaids elbow if I have elbow pain?

Almost 0% Nursemaid's elbow is an injury to young kids where part of the elbow pops out of place. Adults can injure and/or dislocate their elbow with trauma but it's not nursemaid's elbow.