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Bone Contusion Knee Treatment
Treatment for undisplaced fracture or bone bruise of posterior medial talus and articular surface, and minor bone bruise distal calcaneous?
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
REST: Apply ice try and rest, it will take a little time for the bruised bone to improve. Hematoma may have to be drained. ...Read more
This depends on ...: What kind of dislocation? I would guess your knee cap slid out of position and when it came back a piece of the knee cap fractured. In this case the knee cap fracture dictates the treatment course. If the fracture is out of position you may need surgery. If it is not, bracing followed by pt can be helpful. Ultimately if knee cap is unstable you may need surgery to repair ligaments. ...Read more
Knee injury. MRI report "PCL Avulsion fracture of tibia (6-7mm displacement) with adjacent tibial bone edema. fibers are intact." is surgery needed?
Yes, it should if-: -U expect 2 have a functioning knee 4 the rest of Ur life. It can only separate more, & a simple reduction & fixation will do what U want it 2 do, reunite the fragment 2 the tibia. The image is a tear & requires a major reconstruction if not fixed. U risk the fragment becoming a nonunion. ...Read more
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Mri, mild joint efusion seen, thickning lateral colateral legamnt sugest tendinosis, bone edema involve femora condyle n tibial plateu further treatment?
Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?
How would u treat Grade 2/3 High ankle sprain? w/ extensive damage. 4x Ligament/tendon tear, 2bone contusion, hairline fracture medial malleoius +more
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will also show if a piece of bone was pulled off of the patella or tibia. The diagnosis is made clinically - you cannot raise your leg straight up while keeping your knee straight. You may also feel a defect in the tendon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Injured for >2 months. MRI reveals extensive bone marrow edema in midfoot and navic and subchondral fx navicular. X-ray shows the fx. Will this heal?
Probably: Should be under care of orthopedic doctor. With proper immobilization with cast or brace and then probably some physical therapy the injury will probably heal.Sometimes there may be ligamentous injury but your mri would detect this aberration. Healing process may take longer since injury already two months old. ...Read more
For post patellar dislocation, can knee supports really support the knee from recurring patellar dislocation?
Patellar dislocation: If you do your rehab and utilize your brace you have a chance for recovery without recurrence, but you are more at risk for redislocation than individual that has not had a dislocation. There are multiple structural factors which come into play. This is something for you to discuss with your orthopedist ...Read more
Treatment for torn meniscus and partial torn lateral collateral ligament in left knee diagnosed by MRI scan?
How to protect collapse of talus dome. Diagnosed with avn 6 month post injury. Undisplaced verticle talus body fracture. No joint involved. Ptb brace?
2 knee surgeries L knee, meniscus removal,tendon release,13 and 7yrs ago.Feels like bone on bone,severe arthritis,floating kneecap.Treatment options?
Muscle Strengthening: Typically, it involves strengthening the muscles such as the quadriceps and hamstrings. These muscles act as secondary stabilizers and with strengthening they can help unload the knee, stabilize it and allow the medial collateral ligament to continue to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the recovery time for subchondral insufficiency fracture left femoral head with extensive bone marrow edema?
Trauma to the bone: Bone marrow edema is the bone respondence +to some traumatic event, not strong enough to produce a fracture but sufficient to create the bone respond.Treatment is the same than afracture that is rest and the use of a cam-walker to unload the calcaneous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I fell the other day and hurt my knee. I do think it's only a bone bruise bc I can bend it. There is swelling. How long for the swelling &treatments ?
Several days: Bone bruises can take a few weeks to resolve. Rest and ice will help alleviate pain and swelling. You should consult an orthopedic specialist and have X rays just to make sure it is not fractured. ...Read more
Fell on knee 2 months ago. Bad bruise healed but still painful to kneel. No swelling. Bursitis?chipped bone? See a doctor?Wait for healing? Treatment?
Ortho evaluation: Symptoms persisting for two months require expert evaluation with radiographic and perhaps mr exams. History and physical exam by orthopedic doctor necessary to determine problem and course of therapy ...Read more
My son fell off a small trampoline and landed knee first he has a bump on his knee an he keeps complaining it hurts. Could it be a bone contusion?
Pain in the top of the tibia in the bone, hurts when bending my knee. Had it since january after bone contusion in ankle. ?
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I hurt my knee a week ago and I think it's only a bone bruise bc I can move and bend it. But now it's locking and giving out. Why is this happening?
Meniscal tear?: Locking, grinding, giving out with pain may indicate a meniscal tear. Please visit your primary care physician or orthopedic specialist for an examination. Many meniscal tears heal on their own without surgery over time. If not allergic, can take ibuprofen or naproxen OTC for pain. Your ankle sprain will make it easier to reinjure your leg. Please take care. Do you have crutches to use ? ...Read more
I got a knee bone bruise a few months ago and i didn't relax my left knee is that bad when you didn't sit down and relax my left knee. i don't know ?
See below: The mechanism of injury is important I guess you never sought out any medical attention since you've injured her knee. If you're still having problems such as pain swelling clicking Locking buckling or giving way I would seek an orthopedic surgeon for an evaluation and recommendations. Good luck thank you ...Read more
I have a small tear in my ACL which caused a severe bone bruise . Its been 2 months, can't lock out my knee, have pain...How much longer to heal?
How long does it take for bone bruise around knee to heal? Should you avoid playing sports on it within the days following injury?
I have a bruise on the side of my knee it's yellow with a little bit of purple next to it. I am not sure if it could be a bone bruise or not?
Healing: as bruises heal they turn all sorts of colors. the blood in your tissue breaks down, it will eventually fade. don't worry. if not fading over the next week or so, see a doctor ...Read more
Left knee has a bone bruise. its 6 weeks after incident/MRI and still in pain. How much longer can i expect to recover until i can play sports etc.?
Rest it: The less you use it, the faster it will heal. This is one case where you should not "suck it up" and return to sports too early. Continued stress on a weakened bone can lead to displaced intra articular fracture and premature arthritis. Go with protected weight bearing until there is no more pain, then it should be fully healed. ...Read more
Have a bone contusion involving the antermedial femoral condyle. Been a month since injury. Some swelling, still very stiff. Whats best treatment?
Time: If that is you're only injury ( based on exam and MRI ) than you need a few more weeks to let it heal.You can work on strengthening the muscles about the knee and regaining full motion.Some ors may restrict your wt. Bearing the first 4-6 weeks in more severe bone ' bruises'.See your ors if you're stiffness and swelling are not improving spontaneously. Best of luck.! ...Read more
I had a bad contusion on the back lower portion of my rt. leg several months ago. Soreness presists. It is possible I burised the bone? Treatment?
Yes it is possible: Depends on the type and way of injury. If you still have pain get examined. Be sure you are fine. Best to just see the doctor ...Read more
Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more
Is a cast of the forearm to the tip of the fingers appropriate treatment for a bone bruise for the metacarpals?
Depends: That is a fairly extensive cast for a "bone bruise" as you put it. A bruise does not necessarily have to be immobilized at all; but sometimes we will to control swelling, improve function, or we are concerned there may be more to the injury. Don't hesitate to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I had impact with my had and a solid object at around 40 mph xrays show no break in bones and MRI revels bone bruise is a cast appropriate treatment ?
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