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can you tell me if there are ways to avoid hamstring injuries?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Stretch: The 'best way' to avoid hamstring injuries is to keep your hamstring muscle group 'stretched out' and avoid( if possible) activities which can easily injure this injury prone group of 'knee flexors'.

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What kind of injuries might allow tetanus to enter the body?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Any broken skin: Tetanus spores require only access to an open wound (cut or puncture)to begin the process of growth and elaboration of the toxin of tetanus. The nastier and dirtier the wound, the more likely you are to find tetanus a factor. As long as the skin is not broken, concern is minimal.
A 22-year-old member asked:

Is carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) considered a "work-related" injury

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Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Sometimes: Carpal tunnel happens in individuals who are predisposed to having excessive pressure on their median nerves at the wrist by virtue of their wrist anatomy i.E smaller or larger carpal tunnel, sensitive nerve. On top of that predisposition, overuse of the wrist and specifically flexing/extension will bring on symptoms. While work can certainly contribute so can any other use if the hand and wrist.
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Is it possible for a rib injury to cause pericarditis?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Yes but rarely: Blunt trauma to the chest, with or without rib injuries, is a recognized but rare cause of pericarditis.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How is a dislocated kneecap treated?

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Dr. Rhett Griggs
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Relocation: Pt and possible surgery.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Extremity injuries: Cheerleading is physical and with the acrobatics performed extremity injuries are the most common. However although not as common I do see a reasonable amont of head trauma and neck injuries. Especially in cheerleaders doing pyramids.

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