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Can I Tell If I Have A Torn Ligament In My Shoulder After A Motorcycle Accident
No: Unless the shoulder is dislocating out of the joint it is extremely difficult for a patient to diagnose their own ligament tear. Continued pain difficulty with activities and feelings of an unstable or weak shoulder needs medical attention from an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ligaments are defined as collagenn tissue structures that connect bones in and around joints. A classic example is the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee that provides stability o the bones of the knee joint and specifically connects the femur to the tibia. A torn ligament is simply any disruption ...Read more
How long does it take for a torn ligament or tendon to heal in the upper to middle of the back? Bad motorcycle accident on 8/17/2013. Hit by trooper!
Months: It can take a long time to heal torn ligaments, especially in areas like the back that you really can't give full rest to. Think of football players that get turf-toe and it bothers them the entire season - it's very similar. I would highly recommend physical therapy if not doing it. Can help you with alternative ways to sit/move/lie to reduce stress on that area of back. ...Read more
Depends: If only partial, then time should heal things with a minor injury in bout a month and a moderate injury in about two. Maintain motion but avoid stresses. Once pain is down work on strength and coordination. If no response, get it checked again. ...Read more
What can I do to repair a shoulder injury, specifically an inferior glenohumeral ligament tear (ighl)?
IGHL: Depends upon extent. If just partial tear, consider rest, immobilization, nsaids, pt/modalities. If complete or more extensive, may need additional scope or open stabilization procedures if the glenohumeral joint is unstable with conservative attempts to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i go for sonar checks after my motorcycle accident to check for ligament damage around my foot, it can move?
Physical exam first: I would not waste time, or expense for testing unless guided and directed after history and exam. ...Read more
I've been in so many accidents including a bad motorcycle accident and my neck and shoulder hurt daily and I get shivers now???
Have you been: evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon? That would be a good place to start. Based on evaluation/findings a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more
Broke my femurs, ankles, ltwrist, fractured hip & dislocated my shoulder in a motorcycle accident. What are some potential issues I should look out 4?
How long should incredible shoulder pain last from an impact injury to the shoulder that does not include broken bones i had a motorcycle accident 7 days ago i had an X-ray to rule out broken bones and was diagnosed with deep tissue bruising I have been k
Any tips on pain management for bad knees had slip and fall accident in 2006 had MRI torn ligament grinding of knee bones little to no cartlidge?
Get evaluated: A torn ligament in your ankle will present itself with pain and swelling, similar to an ankle sprain or fracture. When you get evaluated, the physician may manipulate your ankle to test for torn ligaments. Examples of these tests are the anterior draw or stress inversion. While torn ligaments have similar characteristics as stretched out ligaments, imaging studies like MRI may be used to diagnose. ...Read more
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