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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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How to treat soft tissue sarcoma?

How to treat soft tissue sarcoma?

Surgery +radiate: The main therapy for soft tissue sarcoma is complete surgical resection with negative (i.e. Clean) surgical margins. Depending on the type and grade of sarcoma, radiation therapy after surgery may also be indicated. Chemotherapy is generally only given if the sarcoma has spread to distant sites. ...Read more

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How to treat soft tissue emphysema?

How to treat soft tissue emphysema?

Treat the cause: Soft tissue emphysema can occur from gas gangrene or from pneumothorax or rupture of a hollow organ (ie bowel). Thus it's always a very serious occurrence. The underlying pathology must be addressed. ...Read more

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How can I heal soft tissue knee injury?

How can I heal soft tissue knee injury?

Depends, do you: Mean like you banged it and have some skin abrasions and bruising but with no interior derangement? If this is what you mean, then consider, rest, gentle range of motion, nsaids if appropriate for your health. If it does not get better in a few days, consider seeing a physician. ...Read more

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Soft tissue injury to the knee usually takes how long to recover?

Soft tissue injury to the knee usually takes how long to recover?

2-3 weeks: Think of it as a bruise. Swelling will occur then subside slowly. Bruised tissue will then need to clear itself of debris. If there are more significant injuries then more time may be needed. ...Read more

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How to accelerate healing of a soft tissue injury?

How to accelerate healing of a soft tissue injury?

It would depend: On the nature of the injury, location, extent, type etc. Many soft tissue injuries respond nicely to ice, elevation, rest. ...Read more

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How to heal bruising infection palm due to tissue injury?

How to heal bruising infection palm due to tissue injury?

Tissue tells: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications for the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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How to heal nerve tissues?

How to heal nerve tissues?

Depends: Complicated question as nerves can heal with the right energy, and nutrients and appropriate protection and use of the injured area. Best to discuss specifics with a practitioner. ...Read more

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How to deal with hard scar tissue?

How to deal with hard scar tissue?

You can consult with: A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for an individualized treatment option. Other options include scar deactivation with or without electric stimulation or scar injection (homeopathic solution - not steroids) by an acupuncturist. ...Read more

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How to treat a damaged patella?

How to treat a damaged patella?

Depends: A fractured patella is frequently treated with surgical fixation. An unstable or dislocating patella can be treated with a brace the first time but may also require surgery with recurrence. Cartilage damage or patella arthritis is usually treated with an exercise program of quad strength and hamstring stretching. Resurfacing is reserved for terrible cases or older patients. ...Read more

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What will help a ?Soft tissue injury?

What will help a ?Soft tissue injury?

Rest: Most soft tissue injuries heal with rest and immobilization. After the pain resolves, stretch and exercise. ...Read more

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How painful is it to have a soft tissue graft?

How painful is it to have a soft tissue graft?

Need more info: Soft tissue grafts are used for gum disease, hernias, breast reconstruction, bladder suspension to name but a few. As you can imagine, the postoperative pain can be quite different. Which specific use are you referring to? Thanks. ...Read more

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What can be done for soft tissue damage to hip joints?

What can be done for soft tissue damage to hip joints?

Hip joint: Depends upon type & extent. Synovitis or sprain can be calmed down with pt, nsaids, purified omega, weight control, etc. ...Read more

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How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

Many ways: This is a very broad question that cannot be covered very well in this limited space. Depends on the injury, the location, the type and the severity. You will have to be evaluated and a plan of care prescribed. ...Read more

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What makes a soft tissue injury to ankle better?

What makes a soft tissue injury to ankle better?

Ice.: Ice the area for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 time per day. Take an anti-inflammatory medication, and begin physical therapy. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of soft tissue adhesions from a soft tissue injury in the knee? If so, what's the proper treatment?

Can you get rid of soft tissue adhesions from a soft tissue injury in the knee? If so, what's the proper treatment?

Inside the knee?: If inside the knee joint an exam under anesthesia followed by a manipulation can b tried, but if not an arthroscopic procedure would b next in line. More clarification of where the adhesions r and how they got there would b helpful. ...Read more

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How long does it take for injured soft tissue in the hand to heal?

How long does it take for injured soft tissue in the hand to heal?

It varies...: It depends on what soft tissue structure is injured. The subcutaneuous tissues (below the skin), muscles, tendons and ligaments are all soft tissues. Tendon tears usually either require surgery or heal on their own in 6-8 weeks. Contusions (bruises) usually heal in 1-2 weeks. Most ligament sprains also heal in about 6 weeks. Of course, the severity and location play big roles in healing time. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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


Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Soft Tissue Injury (Definition)

Simply stated, it is the injury to any tissue other than bone. This can be in the form of burn, bruise, scrape crushing, twisting, pulling just ...Read more