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Hamstring Sprain Diagnosis Code
-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
I believe I have a hamstring sprain, behind my knee, which I have been treating with rice. However, knee stability is weak. Knee brace good idea?
2 - weeks after a sprained hamstring with an inflamed bursa sac, i irritated it again & felt a pop. What does this mean?
I sprained my hamstring about a week ago ago but know the whole back of my leg is a dark purple. And the back of my know and leg is sientive ?
Would it be ok to stretch my hamstrings and quads on my leg which suffered a grade I mcl sprain about 5 weeks ago?
Can staying hydrated(drinking plenty of water) prevent hamstring strains,,sprains and tears. Thanks?
Hydration helps: Adequate hydration is a key ingredient toward the prevention of hamstring injury. Adequate flexibility, avoiding impulse contractions, and maintaining muscle balance between hamstring and quadriceps musculature are also all important variables to help prevent injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be anytime: if it hurts that much to walk on a sprain, you may want to get further imaging studies done like X-Ray and MRI. There may be more damage than was thought originally. If its just a sprain, occasional protection for a few days on crutches might be OK. However don't go too long using that or the muscles will stiffen and you may start to atrophy. Take NSAIDs and ice the area around the clock. ...Read more
I sprained my right leg ankle twice. Once 3 months ago and now. Why did it happen and what should I do?
Physiotherapy: An ankle sprain usually results in disruption and weakening of your ankle ligaments. If it is not cared for well in the first instance, the weakened ligaments become prone to further sprains. You need to see a Physiotherapist who can help strengthen the ankle structures. You also need to look at the activities that are causing the sprain. Are you wearing correct footwear ? Are you warming up ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained my knee 7months ago took a week to "heal" now the pain of it being sprained is back & i cant put my leg straight without it hurtin . Help?!/:
I have sprained or strained an old injury to the inside back of the leg that starts behind and above the knee and goes up the leg what do I do for it?
Xray: Exam by physician, and possibly xray would tell you. ...Read more
Sprain: Patients usually remember a injury when they sprain their knee . When there is no recall of injury it may be more of a mechanical issue such as improper shoes that create more grip or new activity such as dancing, also consider the surface in which one may be running on or a tendinitis due to overuse. ...Read more
Relative's leg GT sprained 5 yrs bck curently swollen n turned black, report state-soft tissue oedema. Advice 2 keep leg alight bt of no use, please help ?
Depends: How bad the sprain was could be anywhere from day or two to couple of months. Rest, ice, compression, elevation immediately after the injury is helpful. Bracing the ankle is a good idea following a bad sprain, physical therapy can be helpful if there is residual pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a bad leg sprain on 4 jan and it still hurts! I got bored of painkillers... Is it normal to still hurt?
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