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What is it medically called when your joint pops out, but then pops in by itself?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Subluxation

When one bone pops a little bit out of it's joint, it is called subluxation.
If a bone pops fully out of it's joint, it is called dislocation. When the bone returns to its proper position in the joint, it is called reduction, reducing the subluxation, or reducing the dislocation.

In brief: Subluxation

When one bone pops a little bit out of it's joint, it is called subluxation.
If a bone pops fully out of it's joint, it is called dislocation. When the bone returns to its proper position in the joint, it is called reduction, reducing the subluxation, or reducing the dislocation.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Joint subluxation

Ligamentous laxity of the joint.
Possible subluxing joint, joint instabilty.

In brief: Joint subluxation

Ligamentous laxity of the joint.
Possible subluxing joint, joint instabilty.
Dr. Marshall Solomon
Dr. Marshall Solomon
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