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What is the best treatment for a dislocated elbow?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Reduce joint

X-rays need to be performed to ensure no fractures in addition to dislocation.
Concomitant fractures demand additional consideration, and may change treatment. Assuming no fractures, vast majority of dislocations are managed with brief period of immobilization (3weeks), followed by rehab.

In brief: Reduce joint

X-rays need to be performed to ensure no fractures in addition to dislocation.
Concomitant fractures demand additional consideration, and may change treatment. Assuming no fractures, vast majority of dislocations are managed with brief period of immobilization (3weeks), followed by rehab.
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