If you are suffering from a dislocation then you are most likely in a lot of pain. A dislocation is a joint injury that forces your bones out of position. Your joint is a place in your body where two or more bones come together. When you experience a hard blow to a particular joint this can cause stress and move the joint out of place.
It is important to note that a hard impact would need to be made in order to dislocate a joint. Common examples include:
- Car accidents
- Skiing accidents
- Sports accidents
There are 360 joints total in the human body. However, the most common areas to get dislocated are the:
It is important that if you are suffering from a dislocated joint that you contact a medical professional as soon as possible. If a dislocated joint goes untreated then it could cause severe damage to your ligaments, nerves, or blood cells.
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