Advertisement

Should I talk to my doctor about my dislocation symptoms?

The pain and swelling associated with dislocations could be caused by other medical problems. So, talk to your doctor to rule out other diagnoses. Receiving prompt medical treatment for a dislocated bone also reduces the risk of joint damage.

Continue Learning about Bone & Joint Injuries

4 Proven Ways to Control Pain After Surgery
4 Proven Ways to Control Pain After Surgery
More than one million Americans undergo a total hip or total knee replacement each year.  Because both surgical procedures typically involve weeks of ...
Read More
How long is the recovery time after a hip replacement?
Westside Regional Medical Center - HCA East FloridaWestside Regional Medical Center - HCA East Florida
The recovery period after hip replacement begins quickly: You will be walking the same day or next d...
More Answers
What are the most common wrist injuries?
Fred C. Redfern, MDFred C. Redfern, MD
The most common wrist injury is fracture of the distal radius, or a broken wrist, says Fred Redfern,...
More Answers
How Should I Use Ice and Heat to Treat Pain?
How Should I Use Ice and Heat to Treat Pain?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.