Can you still walk with a dislocated hip?

Can you still walk with a dislocated hip? You will never be able to walk with a dislocated hip caused by a traumatic event. It takes a lot of energy to dislocate a hip (such as in a car crash), and it is extremely painful. You will not be able to stand up, or bear any...

How do you fix a dislocated shoulder?

How do you fix a dislocated shoulder?  A dislocated shoulder can be fixed by putting it back in place. The medical terminology for this is a shoulder reduction. This is usually done in an emergency room with sedation. Even when a dislocated shoulder is put back in...

How long does it take for a sprained thumb to heal?

How long does it take a sprained thumb to heal? A sprained thumb should heal anywhere between 3 and 6 weeks. This assumes that your thumb is just sprained, and no bones are broken or ligaments are completely torn. If you do have a torn ligament or broken bone, it will...

How do you know if you sprained your wrist?

How do you know if you sprained your wrist? You will know if you sprained your wrist if after injuring it, it hurts to move it or put weight on it. Most wrist sprains will heal in a few weeks with proper care. The key is making sure that your wrist sprain is just a...

How do you know if you strained a muscle?

How do you know if you strained a muscle? You will know if you strained a muscle because it will hurt significantly when you use it. You may also have swelling, bruising, or redness of that area, and may have difficulty moving it through its full range of motion. A...