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How could you know if you have dislocated your prosthetic hip joint after hip replacement surgery?

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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: These Symptoms

Prosthetic hip dislocation is usually but not universally a dramatic, painful event.
There is usually deformity (shortening of the leg), pain and the inability to walk.

In brief: These Symptoms

Prosthetic hip dislocation is usually but not universally a dramatic, painful event.
There is usually deformity (shortening of the leg), pain and the inability to walk.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Severe pain

A dislocation of a total hip replacement is a very painful event.
Pain and inability to move your hip is typically seen. A reduction of the hip will require a trip to the emergency room.

In brief: Severe pain

A dislocation of a total hip replacement is a very painful event.
Pain and inability to move your hip is typically seen. A reduction of the hip will require a trip to the emergency room.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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