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Duct Tape Cut Circulation Wrap Injury
Absolutely: Sports tape can be great if properly applied. If too tight it will restrict venous return and cause swelling. This is especially true on the wrist and ankle in general tape should not be circumferential around the whole limb above the wrist or above the ankle. ...Read more
Foot taping: If u put tape on the feet, avoid the toes if u can (except if u do a buddy splint for a toe fracture or subluxation). Otherwise, foot taping is frequently done in sports medicine: besides preventing injuries, there is a technique known as tape strapping (i.e. Low dye taping) is done to help relieve pain/symptoms in some foot conditions i.e. Plantar fasciitis, foot sprains, ... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fractured finger and my doctor used the method of taping it with the finger next to it with tape, can that cut the circulation of blood to it?
0.6% : That means 99.4% don't have this complication. ...Read more
Rotator cuff injury in my left shoulder.Causes my arm popout of socket during bnchpress. Can i increase circulation to make inflam. Phase count? How?
Shoulder Specialist: It sounds like you have an unstable shoulder along with your rotator cuff injury. See a shoulder specialist to get a detailed recommendation for you personally. Learn more: http://theshouldercenter.Com/rotator-cuff-tear.Htm and http://theshouldercenter.Com/unstable-shoulder.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 week knee injury. Pain, swelling down but noticed leg goes purple unless propped up. Circulation? Hot & cold foot tingling & numbish. ER or rest?
ER: Your symptoms are concerning. See your doctor or go to the ER ...Read more
My right foot and occasionally the fingers in my right hand get semi-numb (pins and needles) when I lay down at night. Circulation or nerve injury?
Possibly.. But....: Circulatory and nerve issues are certainly two possibilities, however, more information is need to isolate the cause or causes of your symptoms. It is probably best to begin with a thorough evaluation, beginning with a history and physical, and a systems review directed at your symptoms. A competent family or general practicioner is a great place to start. ...Read more
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