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Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
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Hip Injuries (Overview)

Trauma or damage to joint which articulates pelvis with the femur,


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What hip injuries can you get from falling off a bed?

What hip injuries can you get from falling off a bed?

Trauma from fall: The most serious hip injury would be a fracture of the "surgical neck" of the long bone of the thigh (femur). Depending on the patient's age and medical condition, treatment can range from prolonged bed rest to hip replacement surgery. Outside of a fracture, most injuries are minor, consisting of bruises and sore muscles. ...Read more

Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
115 doctors shared insights

Hip Injuries (Overview)

Trauma or damage to joint which articulates pelvis with the femur,


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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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Does anyone know about hip injuries recovery time in elders?

Does anyone know about hip injuries recovery time in elders?

Depends on severity: It depends on the severity of the injury and the type. Fractures or broken bones take 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person. In someone elderly it may take longer. Soft tissue injuries or muscle pulls about the hip can also will take several months. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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How to recognize and treat hip injuries in outdoor soccer?

How to recognize and treat hip injuries in outdoor soccer?

Hip injuries: Many types of sprains, strains, stress fractures, nerve, vascular, etc. Check with american academy of orthopedic surgery. ...Read more

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What is the usual treatment for a hip flexor injury?

What is the usual treatment for a hip flexor injury?

Slow advance to norm: Not all hip flexor strains are the same. Mild strains that allow painfree motion equal to the opposite hip can be treated symptomatically by applying ice. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or an anti-inflammatory medication can help. More significant strains that make normal daily activities difficult or painful will require a period of rest and decreased strenuous activity until pain subsides and motion returns to normal. ...Read more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

Have a check-up with your orthopedic or sports doc
Monthly
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Can my limp affect back and hip injuries?

Can my limp affect back and hip injuries?

Yes: Limping can abnormally load one extremity or side of the body compared to normal ambulation. This can definitely exacerbate injuries or the back and hip. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries from falling down on rug?

Depends: Depends on a lot of factors, like age, how hard of a fall, etc., but most likely a hip contusion or bruising of the bone of the hip to the worse case scenario, a fracture. ...Read more

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What hip injuries can you get from falling off a bed?

Trauma from fall: The most serious hip injury would be a fracture of the "surgical neck" of the long bone of the thigh (femur). Depending on the patient's age and medical condition, treatment can range from prolonged bed rest to hip replacement surgery. Outside of a fracture, most injuries are minor, consisting of bruises and sore muscles. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hip injuries?

What is the definition or description of: Hip injuries?

Hip injuries: Trauma or damage to joint which articulates pelvis with the femur, ...Read more

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Does anyone know about hip injuries recovery time in elders?

Depends on severity: It depends on the severity of the injury and the type. Fractures or broken bones take 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person. In someone elderly it may take longer. Soft tissue injuries or muscle pulls about the hip can also will take several months. ...Read more

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What hip injuries can one get from falling off a horse?

What hip injuries can one get from falling off a horse?

Many: The list is too numerous to mention. Spend more time being a better rider and less time memorizing injuries and you will be much better off. Was there a specific injury you were concerned about? ...Read more

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What hip injuries could you get from falling off a horse?

What hip injuries could you get from falling off a horse?

Various: You can get a broken bone in the hip, a sprain or strain, a pulled muscle, a bruise, just sore, etc. You will be sore for a few days and worse the day or two after the injury. If you have excruciating or significantly worsening pain you need to be seen. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries happen from falling down stairs?

What kind of hip injuries happen from falling down stairs?

Depends: Depends on the severity of the fall and age and health of the patient. Older patients more likely to suffer hip fractures. Younger patients less likely to break their hips. Other injuries are soft tissue or injuries to where the muscle attaches to the hip. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries are common from falling down stairs?

What kind of hip injuries are common from falling down stairs?

Depends: Depends on the height of the fall, the age/health of the patient, and body part that you land on. Head injuries and ankle/knee injuries common in younger patients. Hip fractures and wrist fractures common in older patients. ...Read more

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Hip injuries from falling down the stairs. Are the very bad if you're over 65 years?

Depends: Depends on the severity of the fall and health of the patient. Older patients more likely to suffer hip fractures. If the hip is not broken then usually there bruising or soft tissue injures about the hip and these injuries are not very bad compared to a fracture. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more