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A Few Weeks Ago A Snowboard Fell On My Shin Now There Is A Dent On The Bone Will It Eventually Heal So It Would Be Safe To Train Martial Arts
A few weeks ago a snowboard fell on my shin. Now there is a dent on the bone. Will it eventually heal so it would be safe to train martial arts?
Dent in shin: It may take from three to six weeks to heal a fracture with a callous formation. If you don't have pain prognosis is good. X rays help to assure that the fracture has healed. An orthopedic or sports injury physician should clear you to start martial arts. If you have no pain or range of motion abnormalities you may protect yourself with some soft elastic brace to support your soft tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
After a hard impact (martial arts) my shin bone seems to have been chipped. The area is now all mushy, how long before it is replaced with hard bone?
Contusion: It is more likely that you have a hematoma (collection of blood after an injury). The shin area is very commonly involved since there is a small amount of flesh between the skin and the bone. It will resolve in a month or 2. If you think you have a bone chip get it x-rayed . ...Read more
2mon. Ago a snwboard fell on my shin. No pain after a few weeks but left behind a dent like a piece of bone brke off. No pain n jog reg. Safe for mma?
I fell on the concrete playing basketball on my shin bone now I have a small hard ball were i hurt it what is it?
I recently fell up 2 stairs on my poarch outside.I hit my shin and landed with my right are extended upward and now the bone right under my clavical is in serious pain.I can't turn my neck to the right, if I touch my breastbone it hurts a lot. I was just
X-ray: It sounds like you need to see your doctor. He may want to shoot an x-ray or two. ...Read more
TV fell on leg and slid down shin bone. Was told it was a bruised bone. Now I have a hard movable lump in area that feels like scar tissue? Normal?
Lump: A lump secondary to trauma that is mobile is unlikely connected to bone. There has likely been damage to the tissue just under the skin, called subcutaneous fat. It often takes weeks for this to resolve. All the best. ...Read more
Fell hard on my knee while snowboarding and now i can't fully extend my left leg. What kind of injury is this?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately worked up by your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, perhaps orders some tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more
If my son fell 2 was ago on leg and now the bone feels like it has a hole and fluid built up under the surface what could be wrong, no doctor visit ?
Dad got plates in broken leg's bone.Now has infection.Leg turns red and has pus.Doc says when bone'll join he'd remove the plates.Is it safe to wait?
Yes: This will require control of the infection to allow healing of the unstable fracture, followed by removal of hardware and any devitalized bone, and then retreatment after the metallic devices are out. Long but necessary process. Hopefully your Dad is being seen by an infectious diseases expert along with the orthopedist. ...Read more
I had an accident I fell on glass and had a deep cut on my shin that my bone was showing, got 55 stitches and in bed for 1 week can I try to walk ?
That's a question: that can only be answered by examining how the wound has healed ...Read more
I got 8 stitches on my shin just to the right of the bone 2 days ago. Can I go on an all-day hike 2 days from now?
Yes: Edward, Hiking should be OK. Just be sure to keep your wound clean (no slogging through the mud), and don't soak it in water. During the hike, take breaks to inspect the wound. If you see signs of separation, redness, or bleeding, stop and seek medical attention. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer