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How Long Does A Sprain Arm Last
I sprained my arm a little over a week ago. How long until I can start my boxing/kickboxing class again?
Common sense: Start your boxing/kickboxing slowly- striking can reinjure your arm and worsen your symptoms. If the ligaments are strained, you could do significant damage by doing too much. Keep your strikes to a minimum until the arm is pain free. If you can air-box without pain, try that activity for a couple of weeks. Your family dr. Can help guide you further. Good luck. ...Read more
I fell in aug. Of last year and sprain my arm, there is still inflammation in my collarbone area along with severe back pain. The ER doc. Said it's oa?
It will be: If you are not able to restore normal motion to the shoulder. See a do who does manipulation to make sure that the ribs are moving normally. Then there are exercises that you can do to help you restore normal functional relationships between your ribs, shoulder blade and collar bone. Academyofosteopathy.Com has a doctor finder function to help you find someone near you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my arm about 10-15 years ago and as a result i cannot do proper manual functions. What should I do?
That is odd: I would have your arm evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon and follow the advice. Hard to tell the problem without more localizing information. ...Read more
Yes: However, a joint is sprained. There are many joints in the arm, shoulder, elbow, wrist, fingers and thumb. Usually only one of two joints are sprained at a time. Those injures joints are swollen and painful to move. Sometimes, when it is injured enough, you cannot use the joint. At times, immobilization is needed for healing. ...Read more
Many: Pain, swelling, limited motion, tenderness, discoloration are all aigns and symptoms. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a sprained elbow my symptoms are my arm is very painful to bend and unbend at the elbow ?
Have it checked out: The old saying " if I can move it, it must not be broken" is not true. Fractures usually hurt more than sprains, but everyone's pain tolerance is different. If the pain is significant and it hurts to move the area or touch the region, then it should be checked by a physician, either an urgent care center or an ER doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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