TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2023, Cilt 22, Sayı, 3     (Sayfalar: 294-298)

Simple elbow dislocations in athletes

Alper Gamlı 1, Arel Gereli 1-2

1 Acıbadem Altunizade Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Bölümü, Sporcu Sağlığı Merkezi, İstanbul
2 Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Ana Bilim Dalı, İstanbul

DOI: 10.5578/totbid.dergisi.2023.45
Görüntüleme: 328
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İndirme : 253

Elbow is the second most commonly dislocated joint following shoulder dislocations. Most of the elbow dislocations are simple dislocations that are not accompanied by fractures. Elbow ligaments are injured at various severity, rarely requiring surgical treatment. After the reduction of the dislocated joint, stability should be ensured with the help of clinical examination and radiological imaging. In the presence of instability, ligament repair or reconstruction should be planned. It is often not possible to return to sports in the early period. After providing joint stability, the athlete should be prepared for returning to sports with physiotherapy support.

Anahtar Kelimeler : simple elbow dislocations; elbow instability; sports injury