Dislocation

by: Creana Farley

What causes dislocation ?

When a bone experiences an unexpected or unbalanced impact

Symptoms

-visibly out of place

-limited movement

-swollen or bruised

-dis colored

-misshapen

-painful

Treatment

Preventing Dislocation

Common Methods

Using handrails when going up and down stairs

Use no-skid mays in wet areas (such as bathroom)

Be careful at certain heights on ladders