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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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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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What do you think of optimal chiropractic treatment with the activator appliance for soft tissue injury following an rta 5 yrs ago?

What do you think of optimal chiropractic treatment with the activator appliance for soft tissue injury following an rta 5 yrs ago?

Not much: Chiropractic "treatment" is a form of exaggerated massage designed to keep you coming back for steady income. There is little in chiropractic practice or theory which can be considered to have as a goal - cure. If you have a persistent problem you should see your orthopedic physician for a true understanding. ...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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What should I do if I have a soft tissue injury in wrist?

What should I do if I have a soft tissue injury in wrist?

Ice: Ice for the first 24 hours. Immobilize with some type of velcro splint. These can be purchased at any drug store. ...Read more

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I have a soft tissue injury. How do I maintain my strength and keep fit?

I have a soft tissue injury. How do I maintain my strength and keep fit?

Nutrition: First make certain you are getting adequate amounts of protein in your diet, and eat healthy. Second, see a physical therapist for specific exercises around the injury. ...Read more

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Why do I have a great proclivity for soft tissue injury and an repair time of easily 20 times normal?

Why do I have a great proclivity for soft tissue injury and an repair time of easily 20 times normal?

Need specifics: In general, mechanical stress in conjunction with connective tissue disorder, metabolic derangement, many chronic illnesses, and certain medication can result in tissue injury and delay healing. ...Read more

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What is a soft tissue injury?

What is a soft tissue injury?

Bruises, etc....: Soft tissue is a collective term applied to injury of skin, the fat and layers beneath the skin, but also can include the muscles, ligaments , tendons and even nerves if passing through that area. It is a colloquial term rather than a specific medical term that would accurately describe an injury. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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)

Soft tissue injury is a condition in which a person has a bruise, cut, scrape, tear, or other damage to his skin, fat, ...Read more