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 weight at all on the affected hip. In fact, it is usually so painful that any movement at all will be excruciating. A native hip dislocation (meaning that there is no hip replacement present) is one of the few true emergencies in...

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 place, there may be damage that will require surgery. Here  at Easy Orthopedics in Colorado, we frequently take care of patients who have had shoulder dislocations. How long does it take to recover from a dislocated shoulder?...

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 take much longer to heal assuming that appropriate care is given. If appropriate care is not given, it may never fully heal. We frequently see thumb sprains at Easy Orthopedics in Colorado. How do you know if you sprained your...

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 sprain, and not a broken bone or a torn ligament. We frequently see wrist sprains at Easy Orthopedics in Colorado. Does a sprained wrist hurt to touch? Normally a wrist sprain does not hurt to touch. Most of the time wrist sprains...

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