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Medicine For Hand Tendon Injury
Tendons are tubular soft tissue structured that connect muscles to bones. When muscles contract, they pull on tendons which transmit that force to the bones causing motion. Tendons can be injured by over use or sudden injury. When they occur in the hand they would be described as hand tendon injuries. Severe hand tendon injuries may require ...Read more
See below: Tendons are tubular soft tissue structured that connect muscles to bones. When muscles contract, they pull on tendons which transmit that force to the bones causing motion. Tendons can be injured by over use or sudden injury. When they occur in the hand they would be described as hand tendon injuries. Severe hand tendon injuries may require surgery and extensive rehab. ...Read more
A HAND tendon may: Require surgery, splinting or observation depending upon the location, the percentage of injury and the preconditions prior to the injury. However, a prompt assesment by a hand surgeon or a comparably trained health care provider is needed to determine the proper course of action. Hand surgeons are well versed in these decisions http://getahanddoc. Blogspot. Com/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weeks to months: Weeks to months.Get a more detailed answer ›
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It depends on where is the Injury is and if there was surgery done.
But most of the Musculoskeletal injuries are treated with proper Physical therapy, and Anti inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen for reducing Pain and swelling.
Ice application also helps. ...Read more
Recently posted about extensor tendon injury. Just woke up from sleep with a severe sharp, burning, gnawing pain in my hand and knuckles. Is serious?
Unlikely: If this is the first time this has happenned prob. Nothing to worry about. If u have stiffness and pain in knuckle joints of hand more frequently, esp in am, u may want to see a rheumatologist ...Read more
When is it safe to play sports after a wrist tendon injury is it safe for me to play rugby again the pain is about 3 out of 10 and I feel like its 85%?
Wrist tendon injury: Check with your orthopedic hand surgeon. 85% & 3/10 pain is taking a chance in a collision/combat sport like rugby. ...Read more
Can you suggest some alternative medicines for muscle, ligament or tendon injury in the knee of a 12-year old osteogenic patient?
Rest, ice pm,heat am: Not sure it is an alternative treatment but in an oi patient it just take a little longer but rest if painful, ice 15 minutes on 15 minutes off in the evening and heat in the am to decrease the amount of inflammation while the tissue heals itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A HAND tendon may: Require surgery, splinting or observation depending upon the location, the percentage of injury and the preconditions prior to the injury. However, a prompt assesment by a hand surgeon or a comparably trained health care provider is needed to determine the proper course of action. Hand surgeons are well versed in these decisions ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6-12 weeks: This depends upon location a lot.Get a more detailed answer ›
Start wih primary: Care doctor. It would be good to consult your primary care doctor who may be in a better position to determine, whether you need to see a rheumatologist, orthopedist or a physical medicine/rehabilitation doctor. ...Read more
Achilles problems: Sometimes an in jury to this area feels like a popping and it immediately causes sharp pain and a limp. Pain at the back of the heel, worsened by walking barefoot or trying to toe-raise are also signs. See your local podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loss of extension: An intact patellar tendon is necessary to full straighten out or extend the knee. With a complete rupture, you will not be able to actively extend your knee against gravity. There may also be a defect which you may be able to feel with your finger where the defect occurred. Partial tears or tendinitis present with pain over the tendon. ...Read more
Tendon: Tendons have clear indications for immediate reconstruction and care. Ligament injuries are not visualized on x-ray, and are usually not treated in cases of fracture. If you have persistent myofascial pain or instability from injury seek a physician who has learned prolotherapy techniques for rehabilitation. Also, anti-inflamatory medicines taken for injury block ligaments from "self healing". ...Read more
Complete tear: usually surgery, depending on activity and health of the patient.
Partial tear: usually protected or non weightbearing for a period of about 6 weeks
strained, no tear: rest, protected weightbearing in a boot or shoe with a raised heel.
Many of these scenarios will benefit from physical therapy, at home or by a professional, at some point in the healing. ...Read more
Many reasons may be:
The injury could have happened for the same reason that it is now difficult to heal: metabolic/ hormonal/ medication side effects.
However, other things can produce chronic inflammation as well, such as fibromyalgia for example.
After the injury, a proper stretching routine, physical therapy are important, but the recovery may still take over a year on occasion. ...Read more
Can someone help me verify that this is an Achilles tendon injury? It feels tight and hurts when I stretch.
If you only have tightness and slight pain when you stretch it is probably not an achilles tendon injury.
If you have pain on walking or exercising then it may be. ...Read more