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Which movements cause dislocation after hip replacement

Asked anonymously on 19th April, 2022 at 1:14 pm

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Dr. Dilip Mehta

19 years of experience

Joint Replacement Surgeon

Last edited on 10th May 2022 at 4:02 pm

The movements which cause dislocation after hip replacement is internal rotations

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Dr. Saksham Mittal

8 years of experience

Orthopedist

Last edited on 10th May 2022 at 1:42 pm

It depends upon the surgical approach used in hip replacement. If posterior approach- flexion, adduction, and internal rotation. Of anterior approach. Flexion , abdduction and external rotation

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Dr. Hanisha Ramchandani

6 years of experience

Acupuncturist

Last edited on 2nd May 2022 at 10:33 am

The movements which cause dislocation after hip replacement are:

a. Bending and leaning forward 
b. Sitting on low chairs, low bed, low toilets.
c. Crossing the knees
d. Lifting knee higher than your hip.

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