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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotics: Soft tissue injury can be infected if it is open.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sometimes: It depends upon the type of injury. Fresh injuries in particular can get worse with massage. A good general rule is that if it hurts more with massa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Need specifics: In general, mechanical stress in conjunction with connective tissue disorder, metabolic derangement, many chronic illnesses, and certain medication ca ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
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 ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Ice: Ice for the first 24 hours. Immobilize with some type of velcro splint. These can be purchased at any drug store.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Initially: Rest, ice, immobilization and compression of some type. Depending on severity, casting, crutches and even surgical repair may be necessary followed by ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
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 ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Rest: Most soft tissue injuries heal with rest and immobilization. After the pain resolves, stretch and exercise.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Varies : Which soft tissue? Skin, fat, muscle ? Age, cancer, which part of body. Most in 2-4 weeks
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
The not bone part.: Simply stated, it is the injury to any tissue other than bone. This can be in the form of burn, bruise, scrape crushing, twisting, pulling just to nam ... Read More

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