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Overview

A dislocation occurs when the bones that are usually be connected at a joint separate. You can dislocate a variety of different joints in your body, including your knee, hip, ankle, or shoulder. Since a dislocation means your bone is no longer wher[read article]

Tests for Dislocations

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Joint X-Ray
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Dislocations

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A sling is a medical device designed to help people with broken or dislocated arms or shoulders. It supports, cradles, and immobilizes the injured arm. You can buy ...  More
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Reduction of Dislocated Joint
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Rehabilitation Therapy
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A splint is a piece of medical equipment used to keep an injured body part from moving and to protect it from any further damage. A splint is often used to stabiliz...  More
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Closed Reduction of Dislocation
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Surgical Procedures for Dislocations

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Open Reduction of Dislocation
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Prescribed Medications for Dislocations

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE (sye kloe BEN za preen) is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Dislocations

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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Self Care for Dislocations

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Application of Ice Packs
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Alternative Procedures for Dislocations What's this?

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Chiropractic Manipulation
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