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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Rosenthal
43 years experience Podiatry
Use common sense: I am a skier, but have a daughter who snowboards. I would suggest if you are a beginner take lessons, get proper instruction, wear proper clothing for ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Marked pain?: Decreased range of motion? Large amount of swelling or obvious deformity? If yes - then med eval would be prudent.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Clarification needed: There isn't enough information provided to give any specific recommendations. You can re-ask question with clarification or see your medical provider ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are many great exercises to strengthen the abdominal muscles. I would recommend a visit with a physical therapist or personal trainer to learn ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fx's heal in 6-10 wk: Most fractures treated in a cast, whether fixed by surgery or not, take between 6 and 10 weeks to heal. After a brief period of rehabilitation out of ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several: You could have a bruise or contusion, a fracture, or bursitis to name a few.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Reardon
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve irritation?: Lots depends on what is numb now, associated symptoms and more. But tissue can be scarred from past injury, aggrevated acutely and reactivate nerve i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not advisable: It is not a good idea. A second head injury at this stage can have drastic consequences. Additionally, your balance and coordination is not the same w ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
29 years experience Sports Medicine
6 wks: May need pt and a brace.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Ask doctor: Need to address this to your orthopedic doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated ban ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The acl reconstruction should not keep you from riding roller coasters. 6 weeks after surgery you may still have some trouble walking normally, so rem ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If that is the case: You should see an orthopedist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Typically: An acl graft usually matures between 6 and 9 months after surgery, depending on the type of graft (your own, or a cadaver), from a graft standpoint, y ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Many sports physicians do recommend a custom acl brace when returning to soccer after acl injury. It often depends on the severity of the injury and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Depends: The answer depends on the extend of the injury. "broken" typically means a bone was fractured. There a 3 bones that make up the ankle - tibia, fibul ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Doesnt really matter: Why you have i t, if you do, see a foot and ankle doc.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Depends on: How you are feeling. I would make sure you have a good ankle brace on that foot while excerciseng.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam/testing: From the description, it sounds like you injured you shoulder of course, most likely with a tendon injury, since you can no longer "circumduct/rotate" ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
It can be: If there is no significant swelling or pain, and you are on the recovery side of the sprain it might be. You might need to use an elastic brace for s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ortho Eval needed: Seek evaluation by your orthopaedic surgeon. Along with a thorough examination of your ankle, X-rays would likely be obtained to assess for a potentia ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could help: If you are attempting to stay active, and not have the acl surgically reconstructed, a brace may be of benefit.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
RICE: Rest, ice 15 minutes on then off, compress with a wrap, elevate above your heart and use crutches when moving around. If severe pain consider a check ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: If this was a patellar tendon autograft might be related. Otherwise can be scar tissue, graft impingement, cyclops lesion or damage to the graft or me ... Read More

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