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Can a broken knuckle also cause torn ligaments/tendons?

Can a broken knuckle also cause torn ligaments/tendons?

Yes: An injury can cause damage to the ligaments, tendons and bones at the time of trauma. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-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


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Can a ankle sprain cause heel pain?

Can a ankle sprain cause heel pain?

Yes: If you are compensating for the pain with weight bearing, then you can put more pressure on the heel and and have pain. You can also develop over use injuries such as plantar fascitis. ...Read more

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Can a TFCC injury lead to arthritis? How?

Can a TFCC injury lead to arthritis? How?

Potentially: There is a term known as post traumatic arthritis that can occur with an injury. The cartilage is the cushion in the joint that acts as somewhat of a shock absorber. In degenerative arthritis, it can simply be worn down over time. In post traumatic arthritis. It can be injured and lose its ability to protect the joint from damage. ...Read more

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Can elbow tendonitis or bursitis cause finger numbness?

Can elbow tendonitis or bursitis cause finger numbness?

Usually not: "tennis elbow" which is tendonosis of the lateral or outside of the elbow (the most common "tendonitis" of the elbow) usually doesn't cause any numbness in the hand or fingers medial elbow tendonosis (golfers elbow) will occasionally irritate the ulnar nerve about the elbow and cause some numbness in the ring and small fingers. ...Read more

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Can hyperextending a knee cause foot numbness?

Can hyperextending a knee cause foot numbness?

Yes : A hyper extension injury can cause a stretch to the nerve behind the knee and that can cause numbness. Usually, however, the nerve will recover but it can take many months. ...Read more

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Can throwing a baseball cause synovitis?

Can throwing a baseball cause synovitis?

Possible: Repieated trauma to the joint can cause an inflammatory response in a joint; the aetiology would definitely need to be investigated. ...Read more

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Can throwing a baseball cause synovitis?

Yes: Synovitis from throwing mean you either have an injury or you has poor throwing mechanics. ...Read more

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Can wrist tendonitis or a volar wrist ganglion cyst cause a slightly elevated sedrate?

Can wrist tendonitis or a volar wrist ganglion cyst cause a slightly elevated sedrate?

Arthritis: If there is pain or swelling it is inflammatory gal gluons are not causing inflammation or pain many kinds of. Arthr itis may cause pseudoganglions. ...Read more

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My kicking leg. Could it be a meniscus tear or any ligament damage or arthritis?

My kicking leg. Could it be a meniscus tear or any ligament damage or arthritis?

All of the above.: Not enough info. Rephrase your question with more detail. When do you have pain? Location? Etc. What sporting activity or exercise are you doing? Do you have pain during the activity? Need to know! ...Read more

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Can a torn lcl, ligament in the knee or any other ligament, cause minor dislocations?

Can a torn lcl, ligament in the knee or any other ligament, cause minor dislocations?

Dislocation: An isolated ligament tear in the knee can cause profound instability but rarely if ever a "dislocation" of the knee. Typically you would need at least 3 ligaments torn to cause a dislocation. A single ligament such as the lcl may cause a sense of subluxation (partial separation) of the joint but not a dislocation. ...Read more

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How is elbow tendonitis or ligament damage treated?

How is elbow tendonitis or ligament damage treated?

They are deferent: Tendonitis treat it with rest anti inflammatory medication and possibly steroid injection, in rear cases we do surgery for it. Ligaments injuries called sprain we grade them from 1 -2-3. For treatment some time we used braces or splints, cast or surgical repair. ...Read more

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Can you sprain a knee ligament?

Can you sprain a knee ligament?

Absolutely : Sprains of knee ligaments are very common, with the inside ligament, the mcl, leading the way. Acl tears often get the most attention, as they often require surgical reconstruction and athletes to miss 6-12 months of competition. A sprain, by definition, is a partial or full thickness tear of a ligament, a soft tissue structure connecting bone to bone. ...Read more

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Can a dislocated patella cause rsd?

Can a dislocated patella cause rsd?

Yes: If it injures the nerves to that area causing chronic pain. Chronic pain can lead to maldunction of your sympathetic nervous system and thus rsd. ...Read more

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Can a grade 1 ankle sprain lead to a fracture?

Can a grade 1 ankle sprain lead to a fracture?

No: A grade 1 sprain is a minor injury to a ligament. With conservative treatment (rest, ice, and elevation), the symptoms should subside in 7-10 days. If they don't, see your doctor, because there could always have been a fracture present from the initial injury. X rays or other imaging might be necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

What factors could cause wrist injury for tennis?

Awkward stroke.: An awkward stroke can result in poor mechanics, that can cause wrist injury. Improving your tennis skills, to transfer force to the face of your racket, can help prevent these injuries. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Synovitis (Definition)

The synovial membrane is the lining of a joint and synovitis is inflammation of that lining. It can cause joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. When inflamed, the lining will create excessive joint fluid, causing swelling and increased joint pressure. The lining can also become thickened and cause apparent joint enlargement. Commonly associated with ...Read more


Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

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