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Chihuahua Sprain Leg
I have sprained my leg on 4 jan and it got better in 2 weeks but I still have pain episodes sometimes, but not daily. Is tihs normal? Pain forever?
No!: Healing fdrom a saprainead ankle may take quite some time. Be patient. I suspect your problem will be short lived. However, that said, sprains can be complicated nd more tissue damage than usual can occur. Specialized imaging may be needed if your problem sdoesn't go away! Protect the ankle with A simple brace-not like one in the photo I selected! ...Read more
Xray: Exam by physician, and possibly xray would tell you. ...Read more
I will start PT next week for my sprained leg but I believe it will hurt a lot to do exercises with it... Why would I exercise an painful leg?
It all depends on-: -the severity of the tear. Graded 1-3. 1=minor no significant tissue injury. 2=some muscle tissue torn, will swell and may Become bruised, the blood runs down hill so it can appear below the injury. Longer rest & recovery. 3=complete tear or at least severe muscle damage. Ur orthopedic guy will have a protocol 2 follow 4 each level. B sure U R Cing orthopedics. ...Read more
Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relative's leg GT sprained 5 yrs bck curently swollen n turned black, report state-soft tissue oedema. Advice 2 keep leg alight bt of no use, please help ?
Sprain: Patients usually remember a injury when they sprain their knee . When there is no recall of injury it may be more of a mechanical issue such as improper shoes that create more grip or new activity such as dancing, also consider the surface in which one may be running on or a tendinitis due to overuse. ...Read more
I sprained my hamstring about a week ago ago but know the whole back of my leg is a dark purple. And the back of my know and leg is sientive ?
I sprained my ankle a wk and half ago the swelling was down and no pain today i wake up and it's twice the size along with my leg should I be concerne?
Depends on injury: Swelling may last a long time following a an injury. An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture. You may have a soft tissue injury if it is just a sprain and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sprained my knee 7months ago took a week to "heal" now the pain of it being sprained is back & i cant put my leg straight without it hurtin . Help?!/:
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