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Can footballers recover from a knee ligament injury?

Can footballers recover from a knee ligament injury?

Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament which has been reinjured, general health condition, the timing of the diagnosis and treatment start, any associated injuries, etc. Are you interested in specific ligament's injury? ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

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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Hip injuries from falling down on indoor-outdoor carpet?

Hip injuries from falling down on indoor-outdoor carpet?

Several: You could have a bruise or contusion, a fracture, or bursitis to name a few. ...Read more

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Will a tail bone injury fall in the category of spinal cord injury?

Will a tail bone injury fall in the category of spinal cord injury?

No: If all that was injured is the coccyx. The spinal cord ends in the upper lumbar spine. The coccyx or "tail bone" is a small boney structure off the end of the sacrum. There are no associated spinal cord components that far down the spinal collumn. Injuries to this bone and surrounding soft tissues can be very painfull however, and perpheral nerves can be involved. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries happen from falling down stairs?

What kind of hip injuries happen from falling down stairs?

Depends: Depends on the severity of the fall and age and health of the patient. Older patients more likely to suffer hip fractures. Younger patients less likely to break their hips. Other injuries are soft tissue or injuries to where the muscle attaches to the hip. ...Read more

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Can a fall injury cause sciatica?

Can a fall injury cause sciatica?

Yes: Sciatica refers to to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve. Trauma is one of the leading causes. Treatment is usually conservative as I can see from your procedures and medications. If that is ineffective then stronger antiinflammatories can be tried before epidural blocks which are more invasive. Good luck and well wishes ...Read more

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What hip injuries can one get from falling off a horse?

What hip injuries can one get from falling off a horse?

Many: The list is too numerous to mention. Spend more time being a better rider and less time memorizing injuries and you will be much better off. Was there a specific injury you were concerned about? ...Read more

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Could your ankle swell from knee trauma?

Could your ankle swell from knee trauma?

Yes : Definately possible, please consult your orthopedist.

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What kind of hip injuries from falling down on rug?

What kind of hip injuries from falling down on rug?

Depends: Depends on a lot of factors, like age, how hard of a fall, etc., but most likely a hip contusion or bruising of the bone of the hip to the worse case scenario, a fracture. ...Read more

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Can a child suffer from retinal hemorrhage from falling off the sofa?

Can a child suffer from retinal hemorrhage from falling off the sofa?

NO: Retinal hemmorhage requires high velocity back-and-forth motion. Simple impact, especially from the low height of a typical couch cushion to the floor wouldn't do it. There is an extensive scientific literature about this and some controversy about alternative explanations for the bleeding, all too detailed to summarize here. ...Read more

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What are possible back injuries from falling down stairs?

What are possible back injuries from falling down stairs?

Many: Trauma such as a tumble down stairs can fracture the spine, inflame the joints or rupture a disc. Symptoms may be localized back pain or radiculopathy leg or arm pain, you should have this checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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What injuries could occur from getting kicked in the knee?

Bruise, tear, Fx: The full spectrum from simple bruise (contusion), ligament/cartilage/meniscal tear, or even a rare fracture (fx) can occur from being kicked in the knee. Your symptoms and exam findings will significantly help render and exact diagnosis. Xrays should confirm the presence or absence of fracture, and an MRI will provide supportive details to your physician's exam regarding injuries within the knee. ...Read more

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Direct impact to medial side of left ankle from slipping on wet stairs.

Direct impact to medial side of left ankle from slipping on wet stairs.

Need an Xray: A direct impact to an ankle can result in a fracture and the only way to truly evaluate for a fractured ankle is an x-ray. Just because a person can walk and that pain is "not bad" does not always mean there is not a fracture. Go to a foot and ankle specialist and have your ankle evaluated. ...Read more

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Can i stop the pain and thumping from nerve damage that occured from a car accident ? Head on collision, broken leg and ankle.

Can i stop the pain and thumping from nerve damage that occured from a car accident ? Head on collision, broken leg and ankle.

Pain control: Are you certain the cause of pain is nerve damage? Pain and thumping suggest an injury to muscle, joint or bone. Sometimes when nerves are injured they cause a feeling of burning, shocking or tingling. The pain of these two conditions is treated differently. Many pain medicines help with orthopedic injuries, gabapentin and amitriptyline sometimes help nerve pain. ...Read more

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What hip injuries could you get from falling off a horse?

What hip injuries could you get from falling off a horse?

Various: You can get a broken bone in the hip, a sprain or strain, a pulled muscle, a bruise, just sore, etc. You will be sore for a few days and worse the day or two after the injury. If you have excruciating or significantly worsening pain you need to be seen. ...Read more

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Can a stress fracture in the ankle happen from a sudden fall?

Can a stress fracture in the ankle happen from a sudden fall?

By definition, no: The very definition of a stress fracture is a fracture that comes from excessive "normal" use of a limb. Sudden falls can certainly cause fractures, but those fractures are called by a different name. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries are common from falling down stairs?

What kind of hip injuries are common from falling down stairs?

Depends: Depends on the height of the fall, the age/health of the patient, and body part that you land on. Head injuries and ankle/knee injuries common in younger patients. Hip fractures and wrist fractures common in older patients. ...Read more