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How To Break Your Arm Without Pain
See details: If you have experience significant trauma and now have major pain and swelling, it is probably broken. You should have it evaluated to be sure that it does not require treatment and that it heals correctly and without deformity. ...Read more
Combo treatment. : If you have plantar fasciitis, and hurt most with the first few steps in the morning, the more you can do together, the better: #1: supportive shoes. #2: firm inserts or orthotics. #3: oral antiinflammatories (check with your doctor). #4: stretching your foot and calf. #5: icing (10 min at a time). You may also need physical therapy or cortisone injections, or eswt if available in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually can't: Unless it's has obvious deformity or is angled to the side, you really can't tell. X-rays, combined with physical examination & a medical history - are used to accurately diagnose the injury. Take car. ...Read more
Fracture in the hand: Arm and forearm and elbow patternsof injury differ by age and mechanism significantly. A better question may be what is the most common bone injured in the hand in an elderly adult who falls on an outstretched hand. Or what is the most common bone way a bone is fractured in a child age 6-10 who falls on their elbow. I can go on ! ...Read more
Check ulnar nerve: Ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow ( or other nerve syndromes) can radiate down your arm and give you numbness and tingling. Working out can exacerbate this either because you are flexing at the elbow or because of the repetitive impact. Yo should have it checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
You can't: Have it evaluated by the doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Proper immobilizatio: N, gentle elvation, ice, anti-inflammatory medicati that one ca take safely regularly, all go a long ay to decrease pain form a painful finger. Care to make sure that circulation and nerve function ar not compromised and if there as an open wound that was treated woth the fracturem that infection is not occurring. ...Read more
Anything for pain I can do before I can go to the doctor to remove or treat this wart on my thumb ? I'm waking up from the pain !
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil: will help.10 minutes of ice will help. ...Read more
Knee: Relieving knee pain after injury is multifactorial. A proper diagnosis is necessary: acute vs. Chronic/overuse as the treatment may be entirely different. A locked knee with a torn and dislodged meniscus may require arthroscopic surgery. Anterior knee pain from going up and down stairs usually responds to physical therapy. ...Read more
Be safe: And consider any non-trauma related dull or achy, or sharp pain in your left arm cardiac in nature if that thought comes to your mind. If you are considering it for some reason, then be safe and get it checked out by a physician as soon as possible. That being said, all left arm pain is not a heart related, but if something made you consider that, get it checked out. ...Read more
Try neutral position: Sometimes this occurs due to hyperextension of the wrists (i.e. The wrists are placed at 90 degrees or more and then placed under stress/weight). In this case, you could try using pushup type bars, which place your wrists in a more neutral position. Of course, you'll want to try bars which are fixed in position and do not rotate/move. ...Read more
Ice is a great start: Ice has analgesic properties. Applying ice for 15 minutes on/off and not ice to bare skin but covered with a cloth. Elevation reduces swelling and pain, pillow on the chest or on the table, NOT too high overhead. Finger motion while may no think thats good it is as it eases discomfort after one starts. Finally many OTC meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin etc can have great pain relieving properties ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lifestyle adjustment: Assuming it is typical back ache, not associated with more serious issues like urinary tract infection, treatment includes regular exercise, not smoking, a good night's sleep, weight control and simple things like heat applications as well as avoiding prolonged sedentary positions. One can use some over the counter medications if no medical reasons that would prevent there use such as tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Pain inside of thumb/ball of hand. Shooting into arm. What can I take to stop pain while I'm trying to conceive? Don't want to make a compromise
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