With fractures, you will typically also have swelling, bruising, and in some cases deformities. With dislocations, your joint has come out of place and this most often happens with your shoulder, hip, or knee joints.
Fractures and Dislocations
Fractures and dislocations are often the result of a trauma or an injury though they can also be caused by continued use of the same bone. Both fractures and dislocations can cause extreme pain and restricted mobility.