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I had a proximal phalanx dislocation. How do doctors fix this?
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: See below
If this is an acute injury usually this will require a digital block in order to test the stability of the joint.
Then depending on if it was a dorsal or volar dislocation will determine the kind of splinting that will be started as long as testing of the joint does not show a problem.

In brief: See below
If this is an acute injury usually this will require a digital block in order to test the stability of the joint.
Then depending on if it was a dorsal or volar dislocation will determine the kind of splinting that will be started as long as testing of the joint does not show a problem.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
In brief: Anesthetize (local o
R general)and manipulate back into proper relationship.
If stable with active motion, splint, if not, drive stainless "pins" ( k wires thru joint for several wks while ligaments heal. After removed hand therapy very important for good outcome.

In brief: Anesthetize (local o
R general)and manipulate back into proper relationship.
If stable with active motion, splint, if not, drive stainless "pins" ( k wires thru joint for several wks while ligaments heal. After removed hand therapy very important for good outcome.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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