dislocation(recurrent dislocation)
Dr. Somesh Deb

What is recurrent dislocation?

In the treatment of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder joint the Nicola operation is unreliable, and it may be associated with a recurrence rate as high as 36 per cent. It is believed that continued instability after this operation is usually due to the presence of a defect of the humeral head.

How do you treat a dislocation?

Try these steps to help ease discomfort and encourage healing after being treated for a dislocation injury:

1. Rest your dislocated joint. Don't repeat the action that caused your injury, and try to avoid painful movements.
2. Apply ice and heat. ...
3. Take a pain reliever. ...
4. Maintain the range of motion in your joint.

Why does my finger keep dislocating?

Dislocations can occur when a significant force causes the ligaments to give way, causing the bone to slip out of the joint. Sports injuries are a common cause of dislocated fingers. According to a 2015 review, around half of all sports-related hand injuries affect the fingers.

How do you treat a recurrent shoulder dislocation?

Surgical Treatment

Surgery is often necessary to repair torn or stretched ligaments so that they are better able to hold the shoulder joint in place. Bankart lesions can be surgically repaired. Sutures and anchors are used to reattach the ligament to the bone.