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What can be done for a possible soft tissue foot injury?

What can be done for a possible soft tissue foot injury?

Try Up and no Ice.: If it is only possible soft tissue injury, do very little. The body's natural defense and repairative functions will kick in very nicely. If it is a blatant injury the by all means , begin with the RICE protocol. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Injuries (Definition)

Injuries is also known as Injuries and wounds. An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How does one treat a foot injury?

How does one treat a foot injury?

What type?: There are many types of injuries of the feet ranging from minor to severe and treatment and recovery varies accordingly. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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I had a crush foot injury 6 months ago with no diagnosed tears or breaks but i still can't bend my toes and my foot often gets pins and needles. Why?

I had a crush foot injury 6 months ago with no diagnosed tears or breaks but i still can't bend my toes and my foot often gets pins and needles. Why?

NERVE DAMAGE: Crushing injuries compress all the soft tissues into the underlying bone. Although, the bone may not be broken, the injured soft tissues can be damaged. Nerves are within this soft tissue envelope and can be so compressed. Over a long period of time they can heal. Healing ability is inversely related to the severity of injury. If he still can't bend your toes, get reevaluated. Consider mri. ...Read more

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Foot injury 4 mo ago.Arch twich and great toe twitches moves post ambulation.Foot continues to swell across ball of foot and arch.Dr will not do more tests. Ideas on how to make it stop appreciated.

Foot injury 4 mo ago.Arch twich and great toe twitches moves post ambulation.Foot continues to swell across ball of foot and arch.Dr will not do more tests.  Ideas on how to make it stop appreciated.

Shari -: I do bot understand why your doc refuses to perform any other tests i.E MRI particularly if you still have pain and the current treatment is not helping, you may want to get a new doctor. I don't quite understand the doctors behavior in light of the info you provide. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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How to know what exercises can you do with a foot injury?

How to know what exercises can you do with a foot injury?

Foot Exercises: Here is a link to my foot strengthening video. Please remember that the exercises must be done pain free. http://www.drblakeshealingsole.com/2011/05/foot-and-ankle-general-strengthening.html. ...Read more

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Can croc shoes cause foot, ankle, knee injuries?

Can croc shoes cause foot, ankle, knee injuries?

Crocs are: For the most part very comfortable. There are medical versions which are a bit more supportive. I'd suggest that they are less likely to cause injury than the omnipresent flip-flop. ...Read more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

Have a check-up with your orthopedic or sports doc
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