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Could the loose body cause a ankle sprain to heal slowly. Also it feel like my ankle is on fire do that mean anything. Thanks?
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Sprains: It depends on the location and type. Milder sprains (grade 1 & 2) can heal with none to little stretching of the ligament, but grade 3 or complete ligament tears may sometimes not heal. Multiple bad sprains to a ligament can also hurt the long term function of the ligament. ...Read more
Ligament injury: Caleb, a sprain by definition is a ligament injury. We devide sprains into 3 grades (grade 1: no ligament disruption, grade 2: mild ligament disruption, grade 3: total ligament disruption). Most sprains heal just fine with conservative care (rest, compress, ice, and elevate), as well as minimal use. If the pain from a sprain does not get better in 5-7 days, see your doctor, as you may need an Xray ...Read more
Can a sprained lumbar that didn't heal correctly cause muscle imbalances through the whole body and weakness?
No: A healed or recovered back strain would not have such an effect. ...Read more
Tingling sensation over body during and after ingesting cannabis and ever since. Or could it be because i recently sprain r shoulder at the gym?
I sprained my wrist 8 1/2 mon ago. I have been taking maximum strength Tylenol (acetaminophen) every 8 hours for 8 mon. What is it doing/ can do to my body?
Safe but Be Careful!: If you are taking one 500mg tab 3 times in 24 hours, that is a safe dose. Two 500mg tabs every 8 hours is the NEW MAX Daily Dose of 3000mg a day (was 4000). THE REAL CONCERN IS WHAT ELSE ARE YOU CONSUMING? Many over the counter meds also have acetaminophen as an ingredient. 150 people a year DIE from too much acetaminophen! And some are concerned that alcohol use increases liver damage danger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was in car accident and had plate put on my clavicle. I have been doing lower body exercises. I now have high ankle sprain. What exercises can I do?
I often get sprain in my ankle, knee and feels that my bone is weak. Am i lacking certain nutrients from my body?
I would opt : For no and tell you see a foot/ankle doc to check your biomechanics. ...Read more
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more