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How can you use accupressure method on hand in order to heal leg pain?

How can you use accupressure method on hand in order to heal leg pain?

Best to consult a : Physician who practices acupuncture or see a licensed acupuncturist, who can most likely to be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

Crutches (Definition)

Crutches are devices held beneath the armpits to support the body in walking after an injury to ...Read more


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How to do physiotherapy on a sprained ankle?

How to do physiotherapy on a sprained ankle?

Time since injury!: In the acute stage of an ankle sprain, you experience pain, swelling and bruising. It is a matter of calming things down with rest, ice, etc.. After some time, a couple of weeks or so, stiffness, residual swelling, and some pain, are common. In this stage, no iice. (ice causes the soft tissue to contract). Warm therapy, therapeutic ultrasound , e-stimulation and manual stretching, will hasten. ...Read more

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How long it will take to remove hand fracture splint ?

How long it will take to remove hand fracture splint ?

4-6 weeks: The length of immobilization depends on several factors, including the type of fracture, as well how quickly the fracture is healing. On average, fractures heal in six weeks, and hand fractures usually require 4-6 weeks of immobilization. ...Read more

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How can I apply a wrist restraint ?

How can I apply a wrist restraint ?

Splint?: There are many over the counter splints available. Most simply slide over your hand to the wrist and are secured with velcro straps. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use prednisone to heal my elbow injury?

Is it safe to use prednisone to heal my elbow injury?

Probably not: It obviously depends on your injury but using something that can affect the entire body including muscle weakness and bone loss does not make good sense. You need more local treatment. See an orthopedic surgeon to get the correct diagnosis first. ...Read more

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How to treat broken wrist on right hand?

How to treat broken wrist on right hand?

U need orhto: U need 2 c an ortho guy 4 x-rays & eval. The rx depends on what is broken, where, both bones or 1, many pieces, angulated? All needs to b taken in 2 consideration b4 a treatment can b recomended. ...Read more

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How to heal ankle pain without drugs?

How to heal ankle pain without drugs?

Ankle pain: Ankle pain is a complex animal....And, before you can heal the pain, you have to know the cause... For example, chronic or acute synovitis, impingement lesion, joint effusion, chronic strained ligaments...Just to name a few. 1st, find out what is wrong, and then ask your choices.. See a specialist, get examined..X-ray, mri..Whatever is needed, and then you will know. ...Read more

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How to break your ankle easily on purpose i want to know how to break my ankle on purpose so i can get a cast and crutches

How to break your ankle easily on purpose i want to know how to break my ankle on purpose so i can get a cast and crutches

Ebay: Ha, can't believe I looked this up! You can find cast material (about 30-50 bucks) and crutches (about 20 bucks) on ebay--that would be a lot cheaper and less painful than breaking your ankle on purpose. ...Read more

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Is it good to use crutches for ankle sprain?

Is it good to use crutches for ankle sprain?

Sure: As long as the foot that is sprained is the one in the air..... :-). ...Read more

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How to recover from tennis elbow when using physiotherapy?

How to recover from tennis elbow when using physiotherapy?

Tennis elbow: Tennis elbow can resolve. It is typically an overuse injury. Anti-inflammatory medication may help including pills or creams. A tennis elbow strap worn consistently can also help. Exercises include lowering down a weight with the hand facing down to strengthen eccentrically, as well as stretching. Injections and surgery can be successful if other methods fail. ...Read more

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How long should you use a knee brace for?

How long should you use a knee brace for?

Depends on why R U-: -wearing the brace. Only Ur orthopedist can tell U as there R so many reasons a brace is used 4. Fractures, sprains, ligament tears & post op. reconstruction. If U have not Cn an orthopedic surgeon please do so, & present Ur ? 2 him/her. ...Read more

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How long would it take my broken wrist to heal with a cast on?

How long would it take my broken wrist to heal with a cast on?

There are many: Variations depending upon the degree and severity of the fracture but a good ballpark figure is 8 weeks to heal but i always tell people that a fractured wrist functionally is a 3 to 4 month process of healing therapy and strengthening. ...Read more

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How to tape a sprained ankle?

How to tape a sprained ankle?

Try U-tube: Can't explain or demonstrate here. Try u-tube or see a sports trainer to demo this to you. ...Read more

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How long should I use crutches after a left knee arthroscopy to remove bone spurs?

How long should I use crutches after a left knee arthroscopy to remove bone spurs?

Up to you: I usually tell my patients to get rid of the crutches when they feel their knee is strong enough to stand. If all you had was a debridement. Then there is nothing that you are going to damage by walking on it. ...Read more

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Dislocated elbow --- how long do you have to wear a splint?

Dislocated elbow --- how long do you have to wear a splint?

About 4-6 weeks: Typically if have truly had an elbow dislocation, you will need to be immoblized for 4-6 weeks to allow soft tissue healed and prevent instability in the future after that you will likely need therapy to regain your normal motion and strength. ...Read more

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How long it will take to remove wrist fracture splint?

How long it will take to remove wrist fracture splint?

5 minutes: Removing a wrist splint should take less than 5 minutes. ...Read more