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Er Gave Me Crutches For Sprain
My knee hurts when i bend it and it hurts to stand on it. I asked my dr and he said that i sprain it and gave me crutches to use for 2 wks. Then what?
Get examined: Nothing in your history suggests you had an injury nor does it say u had your knee thoroughly examined... Follow your md's advice and in 2 wks if not improved w/protected weight bearing and an NSAID i would suggest seeing a board certified ors for a definitive diagnosis. Gl! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-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
Why has my sprained ankle not healed yet even though it has been ten weeks and the X-ray said it was just a sprain and the hospital gave me no crutch?
Depends: how badly you sprained or tore the ligaments , ordinary X-rays may not show the soft tissue damage , if it is in USA , you already might have had MRI , when medicine is rationed as in UK , most likely done later if there is no improvement , although out comes become identical , except for anxiety . ...Read more
I have sprained my ankle and the doctor gave me a aircast ankle brace with 2 crutches would it be a good idea to walk on it or a bad idea i injured my ankle 2 days ago?
Why does my back hurt? Last year i went to the ER and they told me i sprained my lower back and it should be better in a few weeks. The gave me flexerol and vicoden for the pain. Every since then my back has bothered me on and off. Latly it has been bothe
Most : Most "sprained" backs improves over 1 month or so. If the pain persists you should go see your doctor. You may benefit from rest, anti-inflammatories, physics therapy, chiropractor, steroid injections or surgery. Good luck! ...Read more
Why is Toradol only recommended to be taken 5 days? ER doc gave to me for badly sprained ankle but the warnings are scaring me!! Is it safe?
It is safe: Make sure you take it with food and stop it immediately if any GI problems occur. It is safe for short term use. ...Read more
Im in extreme back pain. I went to the ER they said I have spraining lower muscles they gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and its not hellping I tried all home remedies what should I do help please?
ER useless re back: As a back patient & dr who specializes in treatment of back pain, i can tell you er is not where you go to get help for it.Could be muscle sprain, but more severe the pain, the more likely there is to be a bony/jt component-either vertebral locking, si jt dysf, or even ligment tear.Find a good osteopathic manipulative med dr.Good history & osteopathic exam will likely find cause.Manipulation may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained ankle 19d ago. Swelling/pain better. @ ER ankle braces, crutches for 6 wks. Still limited movement/stiff/v weak. Will physio heal 100%?
Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25,000 people do it every day.? http://www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained knee: Needs to be evaluated by you or doc. Probably need an x-Ray. That will determine weather you need crutches or not. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
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