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Exercising After Colles Fractures
I fractured my hip 6 months ago, the doctor had said it has fully healed. I am now exercising and pain is coming back? Is this normal?
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
When can I start exercising after grade 2 ankle spain and simple fibula fracture. Looking to do cardio?
I ave extreme pain, bruises, numbess and tingling, severe pain while exercising, squeezing my calf hurts. We have rules out everything, including blood clots, fractures, blood diseases, and many more things. What do I have? Please this has been going info
Rest: It sounds as if you're doing too much. Try resting. ...Read more
Of course: You might want to wear a plastic brace around the face which professional athletes do when they break their nose. But without that, just be careful in the work out so you do not re-bump the nose. ...Read more
Fractured my ankle back in July. Healed fine but yesterday after a high impact workout, I am having bad pain & hurts to walk on it. Why is it hurting?
Take it easy: While bones themselves typically heal by 8 weeks, the associated tissue damage (and pain) can potentially last longer. The muscles are also likely weak from disuse. Ease back into HIIT slowly - give your muscles and soft tissue time to regain strength. ...Read more
Is jumping bad for a L5 pars fracture? I am 22 and very active plus love to workout, do triathlons, and obstacle course races. Is it ok to do these?
See your ORS: Apparrently you have been recently diagnosed w/ spondylisis bilaterally. You have no spondylolisthesis @ this point. I have or have seen many patients w/ spondylolysis most all (90+%) do well. May be a good idea for you to see your ors or get another opinion and ask your surgeon who has examined you and seen your MRI to take it from here. You really cannot be treated over the internet.! good luck! ...Read more
Hi injury from boxing workout 2 months. My left wrist hurts at a small spot, I did xray but no signs of broken bones. Any suggestions for quick fix.
3 weeks ago, smashed my foot against a wall, doing stretching exercises after workout. Bruising gone but pain still intense. Had xray. No fracture.?
Foot pain: What did the doctor who examined you and ordered the x-ray tell yiu? ...Read more
Radius fracture: It's a common medical condition which normally presents as "wrist" fracture, however, it indicates a fracture of the distal radius. Typically seen in women of postmenopausal age, but can happen in any person. More so in those with fragile bones (osteoporosis). Uncomplicated cases require no surgery. ...Read more
Not likely: But get an x-ray to make certain. If you do, you are low on vitamin D3 ...Read more
Easy to break a rib!: If you've had an injury that puts unusual force against a rib, you may be able to feel a very tender spot at the point of fracture. An xray can confirm a fracture. Often, however, you don't see the fracture initially - but a little while later, after new bone has formed around the fracture site. You often don't do much - other than comfort measures - as the broken rib heals...About six weeks! ...Read more
It depends.: You can have fractures from major ot minor trauma. If you have a fracture for example from osteoporosis, than maybe you should see your internist and get started on a regimen for that. If the pain is severe and you can no longer tolerate the pain, then there may be other options and you should see a spinal specialist. ...Read more
Pain control: Pain control is the mainstay for fractured ribs. Only on rare occasions, when patients are polytraumatized, we will operate on them using plates and screws to improve their lung function and decrease their stay in the icu. Otherwise, we let them heal on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5th metatarsal: It is important that you see a physician and have a x-ray to determine if you have a fracture. If there is a fracture then treatment options usually consist of crutches, boot/ cast, or surgery. There is a chance that a fifth metatarsal fracture may be a “jones fracture” and have a high risk for nonunion, or failure to heal properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: A fall, an accident, just about anyway you can break any bone. What breaks? Any part of the spine can break there are multiple vertebrae, these are the bones that comprise the spine, they are named after the region of the body they are in; cervical, thoracic, lumbar. Any one can crack or fracture. ...Read more
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