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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weeks: A bone bruise can take several weeks, up to 6 - 8 weeks to heal. I would avoid sports for 1 - 2 weeks, then gradually resume, and back off again if s ... Read More

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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
You : You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possibel to make sure that there is no internal damage.
Dr. Robert Dunbar
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It : It surely does sounds like you need to be evaluated. I agree that an orthopaedic surgeon would be an excellent choice. Significant injuries may occur ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John To
Dr. John To answered
29 years experience Radiology
Rest it: The less you use it, the faster it will heal. This is one case where you should not "suck it up" and return to sports too early. Continued stress on ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: It can alter the mechanics within your knee joint and cause symptoms such as pain, swelling and weakness. See an orthopedic knee specialist for evalu ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Betancourt
10 years experience Family Medicine
You can play, but...: You can continue to play your sports as long as you can tolerate the pain and discomfort caused by the arthritis in your knees. If the pain becomes to ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Spikes & Sports: The answer is yes and no. Shoes with "traction enhanced" surfaces came into vogue as sports participation evolved onto different artfiicial playing f ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, but depends on: Final outcome of surgery will depend upon the degree and nature of the problem, and as determined by ortho. Ligament reconstruction 2-8 wks. Amount an ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Stability: The thought is that wearing a knee brace helps to stabilize the knee and associated ligaments and tendons when you are experiencing pain or minor inju ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
A bruise is a bruise: If you fell and bruised your knee, then it can hurt for up to 2 weeks. If you injury was more severe than that, and you twisted it or wrenched it an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad weakness: Pain behind the patella can be chondromalacia, but it can also come from overuse. In this case, your muscles may be fine for most activities of daily ... Read More
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