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How To Wrap A Groin Injury
Hand Injury: This all depends upon what the injury is , an injury can still be synptomatic even with care. not making the bandage too tight is the most important as with hand and wrist injury to feel "normal" there is often a long time to get swelling down this is why hand therapy is such an important field and why hand surgeons exist as the brea dth of injury and treatment can be varied even for simple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't: Best means to immoblize or rest or clavicle or collarbone is a sling. Figure of eight harnesses have also been used for fractures but there is no evidence to show that these are any better than a simple sling and are often times more cumbersome or uncomfortable. ...Read more
Depends, see Doctor : This depends on what kind of injury you have: muscle sprain/fracture/ligament injury etc. Management will depend on this and certainly depending on type of injury you should not engage in gymnastics for certain periods of time. Bottom line is if you are having significant pain or pain that is not going away, restricted neck motion, or any neurological complaints please be seen. ...Read more
See a physio: Shoulder strapping for a deltoid injury is an art that can only be mastered over time. I recommend you see a physio for your strapping. If you still want to give this a shot yourself, refer to the following link. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/health/taping-techniques-upper-body/shoulder/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immobilization: Immobilization is key to holding the ankle joint in the proper position. Whether you had surgery or not for the ankle injury, this can be done during the healing process with casting or bracing. Long term, you would want to continue additional support items and during the rehabilitation with physical therapy strengthen the surrounding musculature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This is a complex issue. A person < 45 yo usually doesn't need surgery after one shoulder dislocation. A person > 45 may have torn a rotator cuff and may need surgery. It is my strong recommendation that you see an orthopedic surgeon with experience with shoulders for a thorough discussion of all the issues. ...Read more
Slow activity: Heat the area (such as bath, heating pad, jacuzzi), slow stretching and light exercises, gradually increase activities, rest when it becomes uncomfortable, and use anti-inflammatory medication (such as ibuprofen, motrin, advil, aleve). It can take several days or longer to heal, depending on the degree of injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does one do a hamstring strecth? Would a tight hamstring cause your knee to slip out of place?
How long does it take to recover from a anterior cruciate ligament (acl) injury and to be able to play sports?
Depends: There are many variables that will effect the time necessary to recover enough to return to sports including the graft used, fixation techniques and the biases of the surgeon. Because some studies suggest return to sports prior to 9 months post surgery may increase the risk of reinjury, i prefer to have my patients wait 9 months. That is not to say some athletes have been able to return quicker. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It may.: You can try. It may help, and cannot hurt. Use a 6 inch wide, double length ace. ...Read more
How long would you stay in the hospital for a head injury, a broken forearm, and a broken shin from bike accident?
Depends: The answer entirely depends on the severity of each of these injuries. A minor head injury with brief loss of consciousness or simple hairline fractures could be assessed and treated in the emergency room. Severe head injury with brain swelling might require days to weeks in the hospital, while complex fractures would require surgery and several days or more in the hospital. ...Read more
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