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How do you treat neck trauma?

How do you treat neck trauma?

Depends: Depends on what was actually injured.. We could use more information to properly answer. ...Read more

Neck Injury (Definition)

Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscles, ligaments, joints, discs, ...Read more


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How do you treat a bruised trachea?

How do you treat a bruised trachea?

Voice rest: Monitor carefully for respiratory compromise. Noisy breathing or low oxygen levels may require hospitalization. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How do you treat heat bumps?

How do you treat heat bumps?

Heat rash?: Another name is prickly heat. It is a rash that you get in hot humid climates when skin is covered by no breathable fabrics. Cool water and soap will help, aloe, and hydrocortisone for severe cases. Avoidance and prevention are best. ...Read more

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How do you treat elbow soreness?

How do you treat elbow soreness?

Elbow pain: TRY R I C E.- rest ( avoid activities which produces elbow pain ) Ice 4-5 x a day Compression wear a sleeve that is snug but not tight Exercise look up stretches of elbow on goggle and do 2-3 times a day ...Read more

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How do you treat minor sciatica pain?

How do you treat minor sciatica pain?

Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. ...Read more

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How do you treat a cervical fracture?

How do you treat a cervical fracture?

Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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How would you treat neck pain?

How would you treat neck pain?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What to do if neck injuries?

What to do if neck injuries?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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How do you treat a bulging disc?

How do you treat a bulging disc?

Too vague: Bulging disks are natural. We as surgeons do not treat bulging disks unless they are causing nerve irritation. In these cases we start with therapy, and progress treatment depending on response. The most invasive treatment is disk decompression which is surgical. I would suggest you see a spine specialist if you have a specific spine or nerve complaint. ...Read more

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How do you treat a dislocated wrist?

How do you treat a dislocated wrist?

Needs reduction : Recommend an orthopedics specialist to evaluate if dislocation is present as it requires anesthesia and reduction. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat an elbow injury?

What can I do to treat an elbow injury?

Elbow injury: Match the treatment with the injury. Hard to say from what you're asking. May be simple rest, ice, compression, elevation, bracing, splinting. May need further treatments, pt, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon or pcp. ...Read more

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How do you treat a broken elbow?

How do you treat a broken elbow?

Depends: Treatment depends on where the elbow is broken and how far the pieces have moved. There are some elbow fractures that require surgery to ensure no function is lost in the future, but some only require time and gentle exercise. Speaking to an orthopedic doctor will give you the best guidance on what is best for you. ...Read more

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How do you treat a finger sprain?

How do you treat a finger sprain?

Mostly with time: Ice, immobilization and early protected range of motion will help treat the symptoms of a finger sprain, as will nsaid's and steroids. What the joint ultimately needs to recover from the excessive stretching of the capsule and ligaments is time to repair the damaged structures. This takes 2-6 weeks for mild sprains and 3 or more months for severe sprains. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat a hurt ankle?

What can you do to treat a hurt ankle?

R.I.C.E.: Depends on how badly you hurt it. If swollen and black and blue seek medical attention. Rest, ice, compression and elevation is standard for initial treatment. ...Read more

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How do you treat a swollen thumb?

How do you treat a swollen thumb?

R.I.C.E.: The best way to treat any swelling is rest, ice, compression and elevation. If the swelling is from an injury i would recommend and xray to make sure you do not have a fracture. ...Read more

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What do they do at physical therapy to treat a neck sprain?

What do they do at physical therapy to treat a neck sprain?

Stretch/Strengthen: Most physical therapy is directed to improve range of motion and muscle function. Exercises are designed to improve posture, and decrease pain and stiffness. Injuries are often the result of limited flexibility. Physical therapy can help teach new habits, decrease inflammation, pain, and improve quality of life. ...Read more

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How do you treat multiple rib fractures?

How do you treat multiple rib fractures?

Let me help: In most cases, broken ribs heal on their own in one or two months. Adequate pain control is important, so you can continue to breathe deeply and avoid lung complications, such as pneumonia.Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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How do I stretch or treat a back injury?

If: If back pain is worse with activity & better with rest, does not affect your sleep & is not associated with any weight loss, fever, chills or sweats then you can try some things otherwise see a doctor. First, stop smoking if you do so. Start exercising daily including stretching & cardio workouts which can be a fast walk to begin with but start slowly. Otc meds may help as well as a back support. ...Read more

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How do you treat a swollen optic nerve?

How do you treat a swollen optic nerve?

Optic nerve swelling: Depends on the underlying cause. You need to see an ophthalmologist for a work-up to determine why the optic nerve is swollen. ...Read more

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Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Are there things I can do myself to treat back injury?

Rest: The best initial treatment is rest, moist heat and some nsaid medication. Obviously after after a few days, symptoms persist or if there is a radicular component, orthopedic followup would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Neck Trauma (Definition)

The chiropractors often refer to whiplash but any type of injury could be termed neck trauma, from soft tissue, ruptured disc, vertebral fracture ...Read more