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How might you twist your ankle?

How might you twist your ankle?

Ankle sprain: Generally, a twisted ankle is another term for a "sprained ankle". This is either a rotation with the foot turned in or out and the leg turning with the foot or against it. The most common twist is when the foot turns in and "rolls" under the ankle where pain, swelling, and instability occurs on the outside of the ankle. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Why does my Ankle pop Loud when i twist it around ?

Why does my Ankle pop Loud when i twist it around ?

Ankle popping: Hi Many factors can cause a benign "popping" in the ankle. If it is not accompanied by pain, swelling, or giving way, then it is most likely of little concern.If you have pain, swelling or giving away feeling then see a food doctor. ...Read more

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Whenever I twist my upper body, my lribs make a noise?

Whenever I twist my upper body, my lribs make a noise?

Synovial fluid: I have heard the same sound coming from my costosternal joints (where the ribs meet the breastbone) when i twist my torso. This sound has the same cause as popping sounds heard from other joints, such as the knuckles, elbows, or knees. The synovial fluid within the joint space shifts abruptly, creating that sound. It is of no clinical significance. ...Read more

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Why can't I lift, bend or twist for 2 months after kyphoplasty?

Why can't I lift, bend or twist for 2 months after kyphoplasty?

PatienceWillHealYou: I assume you mean you were told not to bend or twist for two months, right?Like any injury to, or operation on the bones(and many other body parts)they need time to heal, even if you think you feel all better. Not allowing sufficient healing and not getting proper rehab will likely result in a poor outcome and your disappointment and regrets.It's just two months.Out of your 55 years that's nothing ...Read more

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How come it hurts when I twist my neck front to back, side to side?

How come it hurts when I twist my neck front to back, side to side?

Several possiblities: Sounds muscle or vertebral dysf.Other considerations could be tumors, enlarged thyroid, swollen lymph nodes, etc.-all depending on location, duration, type of pain.A visit to your osteopathic dr would be in order.Since he/she has both md=style training as well as the ability to do all diagnostic tests, incl. Hands-on diagnosis & treatment, he can diagnose & often treat & cure your pain on the spot. ...Read more

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Last night My dad said that he felt a poke in his right twist. Is it ok and why Thanks?

Last night My dad said that he felt a poke in his right twist. Is it ok and why
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More information: It appears the pain was brief and self limited however more information is required in order to answer your question. A person with brief wrist pain may benefit from wrist stretches and avoiding overuse of muscles (i.e. typing on keyboard or texting on phone all day). Advised to have inbox consultation to determine next best steps. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if I should get my ankle xrayed after twisting and falling on it?

Don't guess: Get examined properly and have a doctor determine based on your history and after examining your ankle whether an x-ray is needed. If in doubt, have it checked out! ...Read more