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How Long Does It Take For An Injured Ligament On The Hand To Heal
Depends on severity: Ligament injuries of the hand/wrist, as with all joint injuries, are classified as "sprains." time to healing depends on the severity of injury and the joint involved. Low grade sprains heal relatively quickly, about 3-6 weeks. Higher grade sprains can take several months to heal. Some high grade sprains require a period of immobilization to heal adequately while others require surgery. ...Read more
I had a deep knife cut on my R index finger, stitches took 14days to heal. Now that they're out, what is best actions to minimise scarring + get flexibility back? No tendons/ligaments were injured, but cut runs across distal and middle phalanx.
Injured wrist in july landed with hand upward and still in pain friends say ligament torn what needs to be done?
Wrist pain: You need to see your doctor for an examination and probably get xrays to rule out fracture. ...Read more
Injured wrist in july landed with hand upward and still in pain friends say ligament torn what needs to be done? Xrays are done (normal) waiting mri
I injured my wrist july/2013 still hurts when I move it and friends say it might be a torn ligament landed on it with hand upward what would it need?
Injured hand. Looking palm side R hand, bruise at base of outer part of thumb & outer bottom palm part of hand. Can move thumb. Could it be ligament?
Bruising: Indicates injury and bleeding under the skin that's what the bruises Are so anything that causes a little bit of bleeding can cause bruising it could be a ligament or tendon a the bone just some capillaries or can be something called a bruise which is just basically local irritation from impact or trauma ...Read more
Ligament dependent: Not all knee ligament injuries can be treated the same. Most mild sprains can be managed nonoperatively and heal on the order of weeks to a month or two. Physical therapy and bracing may be indicated to optimize recuperation. Complete tears or grade iii sprains may require surgical intervention (acl, lcl, some PCL and few mcl grade iii injuries), thus requiring much more time for healing/recovery. ...Read more
It varies...: It depends on what soft tissue structure is injured. The subcutaneuous tissues (below the skin), muscles, tendons and ligaments are all soft tissues. Tendon tears usually either require surgery or heal on their own in 6-8 weeks. Contusions (bruises) usually heal in 1-2 weeks. Most ligament sprains also heal in about 6 weeks. Of course, the severity and location play big roles in healing time. ...Read more
I injured my ring finger on my right right hand two weeks ago. I suspected that it’s broken, so I put on a splinter. How long does it take to heal?
Open & close ok?: One of the key things we are concerned with is whether your fingers remain in alignment when you open and close your fist (rotational deformity). If they do not you may need a procedure to straighten them, otherwise you may end up with a permanent disability. If you think the alignment is ok then you should expect it to have healed in 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
I recently got injured in a fight in where I was jumped. Everything has healed fine except my hand how long will a hairline fracture take to heal if I?
6weeks: The fastest that a mild fracture takes to heal is about six weeks with proper immobilization and protection. ...Read more
I have been told I have a grade 1 tear of the ligament of the right index finger, how long does it take to heal?
Varies.: Typically a grade 1 means there is pain with minimal injury to the ligament. If there is an actual tear, the grade goes up to a grade 2 or 3. Healing varies per person. When there is full range of motion, no swelling, and equal strength compared to your opposite hand, then it is safe to return to sports. ...Read more
Injured? Hand: Laceration? Contusion? Fracture? Tendonor nerve injury? What did you do. If you have had a traumatic event and don't feel as though your hand is normal then get evaluated. If you are speaking about treatment for a condition scubas a fracture or tendon or nerve them then it is very dependent upon the the, nature and severity of the injury ...Read more
I had surgery for a broken wrist and torn ligaments or tendons about 6 wks ago. I can't turn a door knob. How long will it take to get better?
Varies: It varies quite a bit. Typically would at best be in the 8-12 week range. Make sure you follow up and follow the instructions of your surgeon, it would seem a little early to be doing things like turning a door knob at this point. Make sure you are being compliant. Your surgeon will be able to tell you more about your specific case. ...Read more
How long for wrist to heal after wrist arthroscopy for ruptured ligament in triangular cartelage?
Did you ask your Dr?: That could vary from case to case. Did you ask your doctor who did the procedure? ...Read more
I injured one of the muscles in my pinky finger playing guitar. Don't know the specific one but how long does it take for it to recover?
Finger: May require 3 to 5 weeks to completely heal ...Read more
If you were to be injured deep in the wrist area downwards how long approx would it take for blood loss to render you unconscious?
Impossible to say: This would depend on what structures the injury affected. If the radial and ulnar arteries were severed it could be a matter of minutes. On the other hand if major vessels were missed it might not occur at all. ...Read more
I injured (sprained) my left wrist, elbow and shoulder 4 weeks ago by falling off my pushbike. How long do you think ignorant could take for me to be?
That depends...: I assume you wonder how long the sprains last - which is typically 6-12 weeks, but could be more or less depending if you reinjure yourself due to overuse. After you heal, you will want to gradually build up your muscles with gentle range of motion stretches and exercises. ...Read more
Knuckle injured boxing, met a doc says its not severe and I feel no pain but just in boxing, dose it heals on its self and if so then how long? Didn't heal in a month
X-ray: You should have an X-ray. You could have a " boxer's fracture " ...Read more
I injured my big toe three months ago at the gym kicking a punching bag. The toe nail is still very bruised but it doens't hurt. How much longer heals?
Bruised toenail: Bruising of the toenail after trauma can be cause from bleeding that occurs below the nail and is into the nail bed or skin under the nail. If the dry hematoma is attached to the nail, it will usually 'grow out' as the nail grows in length. This can take from 3 to 9 months. ...Read more
In theory: It's possible. But, I would let the hand specialist tell me that after they evaluated me...... ...Read more
Very unlikely!: I seriously doubt this.Get a more detailed answer ›
What ligament goes across the talus bone? How does it heal once injured? Is an injury to that ligament a serious one whe it causes pain to walk/stand?
Many: There are several ligaments that attach to the talus-anterior talofibular and posterior talofibular laterally (outside of ankle). Calcaneofibular ligament spans the talus. Medially the deltoid ligament. Most ankle ligaments heal when torn (sprain). This can take several months. If pain persists see your primary care doctor or orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more
Ligaments connect: Bone to bone. There are many ligaments in the hand. Some span two bones across a joint. Others several bones "outside ". Several joints that work in unison such as the wrist. We frequently grade ligament injury 1 is a stretch. 2 a partial tear and 3 complete tear. The impact of the grade varies with location Wrt clincal impact and "healing" The answer to your question : Yes, but it depends. .. ...Read more
I injured a knee ligament on the inside of the leg about 6 months ago. Is the pain ever going to go completely away? I want the ligament to heal. What
Yes: This needs to be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. For a sprained mcl pain should be gone in about 6 weeks. Since yours has persisted may be other problems. ...Read more
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I twisted my wriest and torn a ligament on the right side my hand and dislocated the bone attached to it will it heal with out surgery?
Maybe: Difficult answer as it could go either way. Even if the bones are all back in perfect position, sometimes it will not heal completely. This is best determined by close follow up with an orthopedic surgeon, preferrably a hand specialist. Best not to chance it on your own. ...Read more
Do facet ligament tears ever heal? Injured it 6 months ago have a bone spur on one side and popping. L5/s1. I'm just 22 I feel like my life is ruined
Facet: Often they get better with time. For more info go to http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/94871-overview. ...Read more
Can a ligament tear in my hand heal by itself. I have a broken bone a partial tear of one ligament and a complete tear of another?
I tore my wrist ligament on right hand and dislocated the bone the surgeon just gave me a brace said not bad enough have surgery will it heal right?
Let me explain:
What ligament he talk about?
What bone he said you dislocated? So we could help you.
Let me know. ...Read more
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