What Is Subluxation? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is the difference between a subluxation and a dislocation?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a major component of a synovial joint?

2. Which of the following is the most appropriate response for a first-time subluxation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of subluxation. Topics that would be helpful to focus on include treatment for chronic subluxations and a symptom that is described as sliding a joint in and out.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the printable worksheet and interactive quiz to test yourself on:

  • Components of a synovial joint
  • Treatment options for chronic subluxations
  • Response to a first-time subluxation
  • Symptom that feels like a joint sliding in and out
  • Difference between subluxation and dislocation

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding subluxation and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as subluxation and dislocation
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the response to first-time subluxation

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about subluxation, review the related lesson titled What is Subluxation? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what subluxation is
  • Learn about spontaneous reduction
  • Review the symptoms that are experienced with subluxation
  • Explore the treatment options available for subluxation