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Could A Bone Contusion Require Surgery
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
Tfcc tear and bone contusion. Will all the hand surgeon perform a good tfcc surgery? Or should I ask them for experience?
Experience is key: I addition to tfcc repair, ask your hand/wrist surgeon about the need to shorten the ulna (small bone on the outside of the wrist). Wrists with length discrepancy (one bone longer than the other) can have a propensity to certain injuries/conditions. "leveling" the joint can help prevent recurrent injury/problems. ...Read more
I ruptured ligament, a torn ligament, and 2 bone contusions. I was never immobilized. 3 months ago in ankle. Still pain. Is surgery necessary?
Will mcp capsulitis, moderate bone marrow edema at 1st pisiform, mild edema at 1st metacarpal due to contusion/stress reaction, mild distension of 1st cmc joint capsule effect surgery on trigger thumb?
I dislocated my kneecap, torn mpfl, strained mcl, bone bruises and cartilage damage. I've gone to pt 3x/week for 3 months. Is surgery a good option?
One in the same: They are the same entity. Be sure to rest and ice the area to decrease your symptoms. ...Read more
3 months: Bone bruises often heal over 3 months. These essentially act as microfractures. Although the pain usually lasts a few weeks, it may persist for a few months, depending on the severity, the bone involved, and the amount of stress repetitively placed on that bone during the recovery period. ...Read more
Contusion : 3 to 4 weeks is normal ...Read more
Contussion Vs Stress: If this was a true direct impact injury and a true contussion, symptoms should respond to relative rest, ice, anti imflammatory messures and a progression back to dance within a week or two. If this is more of a stress or overuse pattern of edema noted on MRI then this becomes more problematic. It should still heal but can reoccur immediately if her intensity of training is not altered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How do fix it? Does it take time to heal?
I am 10 weeks post tibial bone contusion have not had swelling problems until 2 weeks ago which has become more severe each day ?
Needs recheck: Defintely call your physician or orthopedic surgeon. A contusion should have completely healed after 10 weeks and increasing swelling and severity is worrisome. ...Read more
I was bitten by my cat and am now experiencing extreme pain to the point where i can't grasp items. Is it possible i may have a bone contusion?
Either: See superman, who has x-ray vision, or, if he's not available, go to a podiatrist or orthopedist and get an x-ray. What you're calling a contusion might really be a fracture. I assume you have no underlying medical conditions like diabetes that would delay healing. Also, since inflammation is part of healing, taking anti-inflammatory medications will also delay healing. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a subchondral edamatous contusion? Is it a bone bruise? How to heal it? Does it need physiotherapy?
Bone bruise : Bone bruise below the cartilage. Low intensity, low impact cardiovascular exercise, gentle range of motion and ice. Never apply ice directly to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 2-4 times per day. Consider physical therapy if symptoms persist beyond 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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