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How do you treat an injury of mouth muscle?

How do you treat an injury of mouth muscle?

See oral surgeon: Extremely unlikely that you ruptured a mouth muscle. The lip is a muscle that can be injured. See an oral surgeon for proper evaluation. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

Pain in knuckle: Boxer Knuckle , painfully extension of affected finger. Swollen and best detected by MRI of the hand with emphasis on the extensor tendon that many times is ruptured and dislocated!
See Ortho Hand Surgeon for further evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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How do you treat a 'bed sore' that is open and penetrating the muscle?

How do you treat a 'bed sore' that is open and penetrating the muscle?

Be sore: This type of wound requires the expertise of a wound care team. Without knowing any further information, it is difficult to say exactly what is needed. ...Read more

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How does a dentist or oral surgeon get treat TMJ? Do they get rid of the stress/anxiety causing it first? Or would they treat it straightaway?

How does a dentist or oral surgeon get treat TMJ? Do they get rid of the stress/anxiety causing it first? Or would they treat it straightaway?

See an OFP: Orofacial Pain provides diagnosis and management of pain in the TMJ, head, face, mouth, as well as, associated headaches and neck pain. They are the experts in this field. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you treat a partial tear to tendons in the ankle?

How do you treat a partial tear to tendons in the ankle?

Two ways...: Conservative therapy or surgery may be used. Please see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon for help. One in your are can be found at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more

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How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

How do you treat a sprained or torn arch on the bottom of your foot ?

R.I.C.E.: If all you have done is sprain it (get it checked out by a professional to rule out a break, dislocation, or major tendon tear), then the basic principles of r.I.C.E will help out. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Stay off your foot for several days-to-weeks, ice the area for 10 min every hour to relieve pain and swelling, use an ace wrap for stability and to reduce swelling, and elevate it. ...Read more

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What type of doctor or dentist do you recommend to treat burning mouth syndrome?

What type of doctor or dentist do you recommend to treat burning mouth syndrome?

See a dentist first: This can be something simple or something difficult to diagnose. Your dentist can evaluate you and recommend some treatment alternatives. If necessary, he will refer you to a doctor to see if there are any systemic causes, such as vitamin deficiency or side effects of medication you may be taking. ...Read more

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How do you treat a pulled tendons in your biceps?

How do you treat a pulled tendons in your biceps?

See a physician: You should consult a sports medicine physician. If you notice any deformity of your biceps muscle you probably torn your biceps muscle. This can only be diagnosed my physical examination and some imaging studies like mri. If your doctor diagnose it as an tendonitis it can be treated with nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication or steroids injections if indicated. ...Read more

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What can you do to take care of a shoulder injury?

What can you do to take care of a shoulder injury?

Orthopaedic exam: Your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon who manages shoulder injuries can efficiently diagnose and treat your shoulder injury by taking a careful history, thorough examination, and often x-rays and an mri. ...Read more

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Please, can you describe the primary causes of an ankle sprain and how can they be prevented?

Please, can you describe the primary causes of an ankle sprain and how can they be prevented?

Cavovarus feet : High arched feet with heels that tend to be tilted medially ( varus heel with cavus foot) puts the foot in a position that makes it much easier to roll the ankle inward on the lateral side , which is the most common form of ankle sprain/ they make cvus foot orthotics which may help but some people need surg to re align the heel which can be very helpful/ also high heel are a risk. ...Read more

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How do you treat tear in a tendon. ?

How do you treat tear in a tendon. ?

Depends on a lot: This depends greatly on which tendon, degree of tear, and functional goals of the patient. At best, some tears can be managed with pain control and rest, similar to a muscle strain; complete tears or tears in muscles bearing high loads may require surgery. Often physical therapy will be a component of the plan, as will antiinflammatories and rest. ...Read more

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What are the most common sports injuries? How can you reduce your risk of injury if you're an athlete?

What are the most common sports injuries? How can you reduce your risk of injury if you're an athlete?

Varies by sport: The most common sports injuries really depends on the sport you play. To prevent injuries, stretch and building appropriate strength for your sport and level of participation. Also be sure to get adequate nutrition and hydration before and after any physical activity. Work with a sports medicine trained physician to develop an individualized prevention program. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes/symptoms of a strained/pulled SCM muscle? Best ways to treat & get relief? How long before it heals?

Sometimes. If it is-: -due to trauma or during exercise probably strain. But trauma can lead to a clot if. Only way to really determine is by duplex Doppler. This is a test done in a radiology department. B evacuated by your PCP and go from there. ...Read more

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What can you do for a pulled muscle ?

What can you do for a pulled muscle ?

Heat, massage, tape: This depends on what muscle. In general, heat applications & massage will help to ease symptoms as can icing. Otc medication will help. Taping or strapping/bracing the area can help as well if done correctly. Gentle stretching & mobilization can help. If severe enough, modalities & treatment through a physical therapist will help as time to heal. Prevention of recurrence through stretching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.

What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.

Pelvic floor damage: The most common cause of pelvic floor damage is a vaginal delivery. Common symptoms include urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and uterine or vaginal prolapse (something hanging out). There are pelvic exercises that can help strengthen pelvic floor muscles and a physical therapist can be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of a frozen shoulder and how do to treat it?

Can you tell me the symptoms of a frozen shoulder and how do to treat it?

Frozen shoulder: Usually happens after a period of lack of movement of the shoulder, such as after immobilization after an injury. The capsule becomes rigid with scar tissue. There are a number of treatments from physical therapy to manipulation, injections to surgery. See a physician and try non-invasive treatments first. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...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