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How Could I Move My Broken Ankle Without Causing More Injury
You should not: You should not move a broken ankle. On the contrary, you need to have it in a cast to make it temporary immobile. If you have not been seen yet by anyone, get a crutch and stop any weigh bearing and go to an urgent care of emergency room or to your primary care doctor if he can see you promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left shoulder hurts. Due to a recent injury. I can pretty much move it in all directions. How can I make sure iit's not broken or dislocated?
If it moves it's not: If you can move your shoulder without severe pain then it is not broken or dislocated. If you have significant pain you should see an orthopedist and get an x-ray. ...Read more
Get it checked out: As a general rule: if you didn't feel like standing on it immediately after the injury, then a fracture or severe soft tissue injury is most likely. It is alway better to have it evaluated. Call your doctor for an evaluation. After injury it is usually helpful to follow the rice principle: rest, ice, compression and elevation. Quick treatment will usually improve results and healing. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You can't: Have it evaluated by the doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I need crutchers due to a broken foot but left wrist una side started hurting so badly that i cannot carry on pain is on the joint what is it please?
See below: If you injured your foot from a fall you may have injured your wrist at the same time. I would go back to your orthopedic surgeon and have your wrist evaluated . Another type of assistance device is called a platform walker which allows you to bear weight through your forearm instead of your wrist again you could discuss this with your physician. Good luck thank you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a really sore ankle from falling down the stairs sore to walk on bruised and swollen have i sprained it or something worse ?
On 5/4 my ankle hit my partner's knee and it bruised right away could I have fractured my ankle please help hurts to walk or move it ?
So i hurt my thumb playing volleyball. My symptoms are lots of swelling, bruising, unable to move, and throbbing/aching. Could it be a fracture?
Hurt thumb: Yes. You should have it checked and possibly x-rayed at the ed. ...Read more
Recovery: During recovery you can help with rest, hydrating beverages like tea, juice and water at bedside, multivitamins, soothing music, massage, reading, movies and low stress environment. Organize his medications, go with him to doctor appointments. Help him get well. Teddy bear, flowers, sitting with him. ...Read more
Xray!Rib injuries: Depending on the history of injury, x-rays may or may not be necessary, as treatment is generally symptomatic and no different from bruised ribs versus fractured ribs. However, to definitively diagnose whether a rib is fractured or bruised, x-rays or some other radiographic modality (mri, ct) would be needed. ...Read more
What would cause m y "knuckle" on my big toe to hurt and swell like it was broken or sprained when I had no previous trauma?
Gout/Hallux Rigidis: Gouty arthropathy can cause significant pain in the absence of any trauma and occurs commonly in the 'great toe'. Arthrosis from prior injury or an inflammatory arthritic condition could also be responsible. NSAIDs are helpful and an orthotic with a morton extension carbon footplate can provide relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twisted my ankle bad while preventing a fall. Hard to walk on it and extreme swelling..more than a tennis ball on side. Did something rupture or break?
Can you tell me about ankle or run. There's a hardly noticable bump on my foot near but not on my ankle. Is it sprained?
What type of ankle injury could this be 5 weeks ago i injured my ankle it is still swollen bruised there is also a bump infront of my ankle bend hurts
Got hit I. Hand by softball hurts to bend and straighten. More likely to be broke or jammed? What is the treatment for what it could be?
Depends on injury: Obviously, your doctor wouldn't have removed the cast if the ankle wasn't ready to support weight. The length of time until pain free walking really depends on the injury. Most fractures will have some degree of stiffness for weeks after cast removal. If the joint is involved, this could extend to months and physical therapy may be needed to restore motion. The best person to ask is your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injured my knee (hit inside of knee hard against surface with twisting motion). Now cannot fully extend my knee. What possible damage could it be?
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