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Ok i've got joint sprain. What should I do?

Ok i've got joint sprain. What should I do?

Ice, rest: Initial treatment should be ice and avoidance of the exacerbating activity. Nsaids may help sometimes it is important to get an orthopedic exam to evalutate whether this is a mild grade 1 sprain or a more severe grade 2 or 3 sprain which might require more complicated treatment. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Joint sprain?

What is the definition or description of: Joint sprain?

See below: Ligaments cross and support joints as they go through motion. A joint sprain refers to an injury of the ligaments that are around the joint. This injury can vary from a mild stretch injury to a complete tear. One of the more common examples of this is an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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I have an SI joint sprain. When I'm constipated, my back and calves hurt like hell. When I have a BM, I'm ok. What can I do to alleviate this?

I have an SI joint sprain.  When I'm constipated,  my back and calves hurt like hell. When I have a BM, I'm ok. What can I do to alleviate this?

Fiber foods: You may wish to increase the intake of fiber foods (see the link below), or take Metamucil. In both cases drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 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. 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. ...Read more

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Not sure why this happened, but doctor says I have joint sprain. Am trying to figure out what it is before I tell my boss.?

Not sure why this happened, but doctor says I have joint sprain. Am trying to figure out what it is before I tell my boss.?

What joint?: Please clarify what joint/area is involved; duration? Type of symptoms? What type of work you do? Construction or sale? These help with more accurately diagnosing your illness. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is a facet joint sprain?

Inflammation: It is usually seen after a whiplash injury and causes neck pain. Chiropractic treatment or physical therapy can be useful if it persists. Occasionally we do an injection to knock it down. ...Read more

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Please let me know who can I go see for a possible AC joint sprain?

Please let me know who can I go see for a possible AC joint sprain?

AC SEPARATION: Typically an AC JOINT separation can be treated conservatively when it is only a type 2 or 3. Treatment consists of therapy to regain motion after a short period in a sling. If pain persists or you have pain with activities then sometimes surgical intervention is warranted. Consult an Orthopaedic surgeon for a complete work up. Hope this information is helpful. Take care. Wilsonshoulder.com ...Read more

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How much time should a sternoclavicular joint sprain hurt after the injury?

How much time should a sternoclavicular joint sprain hurt after the injury?

Several months: Sternoclavicular joint sprains can my problematic for several months, especially if you remain active. Usually a period of rest, sometimes in a sling, for 6-8 weeks helps to decrease pain, then followed by physical therapy to strengthen the chest, back and shoulder muscles will help. The healing time from this injury can be a long process, upwards of 3-4 months. ...Read more

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My brother was diagnosed with joint sprain. Any tips or suggestions for him?

My brother was diagnosed with joint sprain. Any tips or suggestions for him?

See full answer: Joint sprains are very common usually as a result of trauma or overuse. Typically, sprains resolve nicely with rest, activity modifications and occasional anti-inflammatory medications. Physical therapy is very helpful in the rehab process to speed up your recovery. Significant joint injuries with swelling should be evaluated for more serous injuries. ...Read more

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Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how joint sprain will affect my overall health.?

Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how joint sprain will affect my overall health.?

Sprain: First a sprain is an injury to a ligament. Sprains can be as simple as stretching a ligament to completely tearing the ligament. An iniital sprained ligament should be treated with rice.Once swelling resolves the joint may need some rehab consisting of exercises to strengthen the joint. If a joint is weak you are more susceptible to further injury. ...Read more

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SC joint started making "pop" sounds (also same side AC). Looks small anterior sublux.No pain.What to avoid, who to consult? Should I get a CT scan ?

SC joint started making "pop" sounds (also same side AC). Looks small anterior sublux.No pain.What to avoid, who to consult? Should I get a CT scan ?

The SC joint is-: -basically a very shallow joint & if injured can B unstable. A popping may just B normal 4 U, unless it was injured. If U C movement, it seems 2 become more pronounced, & is different from the other side, it could become a problem. I would rec U C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What does it mean on a CT scan "mild nonspecific sclerosis is noted adjacent to right SI joint"?

What does it mean on a CT scan "mild nonspecific sclerosis is noted adjacent to right SI joint"?

Increased density: Sclerosis refers to an increase in bone density. While there are multiple potential causes of this finding, among the most common is degenerative arthritis (of the right si joint in your case). ...Read more

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Ct showed mild osteoarthritis of sacroiliac joint? Nothing was said. Should I be concerned? I've had pain for years.

Ct showed mild osteoarthritis of sacroiliac joint?  Nothing was said.  Should I be concerned? I've had pain for years.

No Real Concern: However pain will be your issue. I would suggest seeing a specialist since you've had pain for years. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a TMJ splint to recapture a disc displacement with reduction and the CT scan was fine, is that means the joint is fine?

How long does it take for a TMJ splint to recapture a disc displacement with reduction and the CT scan was fine, is that means the joint is fine?

TMJ Recovery: Tmj disc recovery, is a tenuous procedure. The disc may be recaptured into the articular space, but the ligaments , may have not yet returned to their normal length. And a disc slippage may reoccur. Ask you TMJ specialist for specific exercises you can do the keep the disc in place. Additional splint therapy may be needed. A good ct scan result however is a positive sign. ...Read more

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How can the radiologist tell if you have mild facet joint arthropathy on a CT scan?

CT scan is best: Ct scanning is the best way to delineate bony pathology/anatomy anywhere in the body at this time. It allows a radiologist the ability to look at the bones and joints in 3 d, so it is more sensitive than a 2 d xray in picking up even the most mild abnormality. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Computed Tomography (Definition)

Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...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