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Aquatic Therapy Programs Ankle Injuries And Disorders
See below: You can say just what you said here. Do not be embarrassed. Or if you just can't say it go to the school nurse and tell them. ...Read more
How do you tell your male teacher you can't join the aquatic therapy lab because of period pains/your period?
School nurse: Medical problems are private and you do not have to disclose the details of your medical issues with people at school or later in life with people at work. You should discuss the issue with the school nurse. If there is a valid medical issue prohibiting you from certain activities the teachers will be informed. ...Read more
Ai chi : Osteoarthritis patients may notice that aquatic exercises resemble familiar land-based movements but utilize the water's cushioned resistance. Water aerobics workouts mimic cross-country skiing, slow jogging or walking. Stretching exercises include alternating knee-to-chest raises. You'll strengthen muscles by utilizing foam barbells to perform bicep curls and side arm raises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankle sprain: Ankle sprain, ankle arthritis, achilles insertional tendonitis, stress fracture of the ankle, cartilage damage in the ankle joint, torn ligaments on the inner or outer ankle. Any of these problems can cause pain or symptoms at rest or with wt-bearing. Trust me this is not an all inclusive list of ankle disorders. ...Read more
Many: Ice and elevation is paramount. Then rest, compression and crutches. Following this, gentle stretching, and proprioception exercises are used. Good taping and strapping are improtant. Proper immobilizaiton will be use. Other modalities may be used but these are the main ones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It would depend: On the injury. Physical therapy can consist of range of motion excercises, muscle power excercises. It can consist of reduction of swelling, breaking up adhesions. Therapists have equipment like galvanic stimulation, ultrasound machines, lasers etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RICE: Rest (limit activity; immobilize with splint, cast or walking boot; limit weight bearing), ice, compression and elevation. If improvement isn't forth coming, then a formal medical evaluation, possibly including an xray to rule out a fracture would be indicates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediately: Starting physical therapy immediately following a sprained ankle can expedite the healing response and get you back to function quicker. Our initial treatments would incorporate soft tissue techniques to decrease swelling, improve tissue quality and maintain mobility. We would strengthen the surrounding muscles to help stabilize the ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 weeks ago i fell and tore ligaments in both my left knee and ankle. Having two injuries on the same leg, what physical therapy exercises can I do?
See details: Without being able to examine the areas, it is impossible to offer specific advise. You should direct this question to the doctor who evaluated the knee and ankle. ...Read more
Is physical therapy for ankle sprain painful? Still have limited movement and swelling. 6 weeks since injury
Had knee injury,July 30, broke off cartlidge,august 30/suffered pulmonary embolism, ,and doing physical therapy,now experienc,ankle swelling?
Yes: See a podiatrist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, The pain I have is excruciating, and it's along the peroneal nerve in my leg, I did not suffer any injury, Can physical therapy fix the damage?
Yes: Yes, but i would need to know what type of ankle injury. ...Read more
What can I do for ankle pain lasting 6 months? With no swelling or treatment at the time of injury and X-ray 4 months later showing no break
Sprained ankle 3 years ago (2nd degree). No treatment.Took up running ~3mo ago. Old injury swells .2in bigger than other ankle. No pain. Normal?
Not normal.....: Your situation is not normal, but thank goodness it is not painful. The best thing you should do for yourself is to undergo a podiatric specialty evaluation or orthopedic evaluation in the very near future. Imaging studies (MRI) could be very helpful at seeing how the old Class II Ankle Sprain actually healed up two years ago. ...Read more
What exactly is the treatment for the treatment for cruciate ankle (atfl) ligament injury?I got this about 8-10 months ago.
Ankle sprain: Tear of that ligament is the definition of ankle sprain. Rest, icing, compressing wraps or bracing, and elevating ankle. Taking nsaids like advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin as directed by the manufacturer to help. If clicking or feeling of ripping or instability, get it checked out by a doctor for possible bracing or physical therapy. Hope this was helpful! ...Read more
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