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Could It Be A Good Idea To Use Heat After Knee Replacement
Would it be a good idea to wear an ankle brace on a sprained ankle or do I just need to not wear a brace and slowly let it get better without one?
Yes: I recommend you use crutches until you can walk normally. The limp is a sign your injury needs additional healing time. Hobbling around unnecessarily stresses a joint that's trying to heal and you are essentially practicing that limp, which may make it harder to shed when you're healed. I recommend an evaluation by a specialist and physical therapy might be a good idea. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes: If painful ;/or swollen.Get a more detailed answer ›
After having a motorcycle accident how long after is it safe to get & adjustment? Which is better to seek treatment for this a do or a chiropractor?
Would it be a good idea to take antidepressants before geting a piercing or a tattoo? Would it help for the pain?
What happens if you ice your ankle with a dry ice packet? How long is safe? Could it cause damage?
Thermal injury: Cellular death blistering permanent injury. I suspect pain will limit exposure. But can have numbing effect to point of no pain. ...Read more
Are you for real: Is it a good idea to block pain so you can go out and hurt yourself worse in a contact sport. Find the cause of the pain and get ti resolved before you go out to play a football condition. ...Read more
Frozen shoulder: I would not advise it especially since you do not have normal range of motion at your shoulder. Supervised physical therapy sessions that include gradual active and passive range of motion exercises would make more sense. Getting a cortisone injection to help relieve pain may be helpful. As your range of motion, strength, and pain improves, then you have less risk of re-injury or worsening. ...Read more
Will I get a blood clot if I wear a lace-up ankle brace with straps on the airplane? There is no metal in it. Would it help with swelling? Thank you!
Need to see brace: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful advice without looking at the brace. With or without it, you can reduce you risk of clot formation by moving your legs. You may consult this site for suggestions: https://www.locationrebel.com/airplane-excercises/ For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Water is the best: You need liquids .Clear liquids are best. ...Read more
When surgery is recommended for ankle instability is it something that i can put off for awhile and just use bracing or does it need to be done asap?
recommendations: First of all, I do this type of reconstruction. Considerations to try prior to surgery if not already been done.Have you tried extensive physical therapy for rehabilitation and strengthening exercises. Unless you have a completely unstable ankle then surgery is indicated. I feel bracing for prolonged periods is detrimental for ankle instability. Have you tried orthotics and a second opinion. ...Read more
Would useing crutches for a possible ankle sprain with out knowing if it is a sprain be a good idea?
Get an xray: Christy, it is very difficult to sustain a dislocaion of an elbow in that it takes a signicant impact for that to occur. Rest and ice and support for now. Avoid an ace wrap as this may cause swelling above or below the elbow. It is very important for you to get an xray of your elbow to get a correct diagnosis. If the xray is abnormal, you need to followup with an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe and okay to wear a big ankle brace on a 5 hour airplane flight? Is it dangerous or will it cause blood clots? Thank you for your time!
How tight?: If the brace is not tight so as to interfere with venous return, it would not add to the risk of blood clots. If the brace has metal in it you may have to go through extra-screening at the airport. If it not medically indicated you may wish to leave it home. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
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