Orthopedic surgeons at TriHealth Orthopedic & Sports Institute and Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provide fast care for hip dislocations. Using their years of experience and training, they can repair damaged hip joints and preserve hip function. You can rely on our orthopedic team to offer patient-centered care that meets your needs and provides the best opportunity for successful hip preservation.
A hip dislocation occurs when the thigh bone (femur) is pushed out of its place in the hip socket. As the bone moves out of place, it may also damage the ligaments, tendons, labrum, muscles and nerves around the hip joint, causing severe pain. A hip dislocation requires immediate emergency medical attention and treatment.
Hip dislocations are caused by complications after hip replacement or traumatic injuries. The causes can include:
Symptoms of a hip dislocation may include:
A hip dislocation requires immediate care. Treatments can include:
You may be at a greater risk for hip dislocations if you:
Practicing injury prevention techniques is the best way to avoid a hip dislocation. Techniques include:
If you suspect a hip dislocation, seek care immediately at an emergency room.