What causes frequent joint dislocations?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Your risk for dislocations is increased if you play sports. Falling and being involved in a car accident also puts you at risk for dislocations.

Young children whose bones are still growing are least likely to suffer from dislocations. They are more likely to break a bone than to experience a dislocation.

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