Popping a sign of partial hip dislocation?

Several causes. Popping with a hip implant may represent scar, impingement on psoas tendon, impingement on hip abductors, acetabular and femoral alignment, loose bodies, hip adductor impingement/strain, implant loosening, among others.

Related Questions

How can I avoid my hip dislocation from hurting a lot?

Don't dislocate! Hip dislocation is serious, very uncommon and usually associated with major violent trauma. Please get another opinion as to what is happening and why it hurts. Read more...

What is an effective treatment for baby hip dislocation?

Orthopedist. Need to see a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Early treatment usually involves the wearing of a pavlik harness to keep the hips in a correct anatomical orientation. Sometimes surgery is required . Read more...

Will surgery for hip dislocation leave a scar?

Yes. Unfortunately, we don't have a way to operate without leaving a scar, unless you have surgery performed by notes (natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery). The hip is not accessible from any natural orifice so there will be a scar. Some doctors make smaller incisions than others so you might search around for the right doctor. Your personal doctor could help. Read more...

How is a hip dislocation treated?

Reduction. A traumatic hip dislocation is associated with significant pain, and inability to move the hip. It requires sedation or anesthesia so the hip can be placed back into the joint. If there is an associated fracture, surgery may also be required. Read more...
Put back in place. Any dislocated joint needs to be put back in place asap! once reduced a stable joint needs early protected range of motion and an unstable joint needs immobilization. The hip joint is a special case. Dislocation of the hip interrupts the blood supply to the femoral head, which may lead to osteonecrosis (bone death). See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in trauma for treatment. Read more...

Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Dislocated hip. It is possible to have a hip dislocation as a teenager.You may walk with a limp or possibly be in pain. At your age it may have no more effect on your height. See an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. Read more...

Is it ok to do bungee jump, cured form hip dislocation 8 months back?

Why? When you play with fire, you can get burned buddy! life has many different motivations for different people. Many folks seem to bask in the glory of induced bodily injuries... Sort of like medals of glory! you probably can, but is it worth it to you? Read more...

How could hip dislocation affect pregnancy?

Canal width... Hip dislocations may affect the ability of the pelvic muscles to function properly during labor; and may impede the head of the fetus from "dropping" into the birth canal effectively. It may also interfere with the process of labor...Best to ask your OB about this; c-sections may be a consideration in this case. Read more...