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How To Trick A Doctor Into Thinking You Sprained Your Ankle And Need Crutches
Why do you want that: Your question made it sound like you're think about damaging your ankle to have surgery. You don't want that, unless it's absolutely necessary. You have surgery only if your ankle is unstable, if you've completely disrupted tendons or ligaments. In other words, you get surgery if your ankle isn't stable to support your weight. Better to let it heal and do the rehab. Cycling is good for that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
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Would it be a good idea to wear an ankle brace on a sprained ankle or do I just need to not wear a brace and slowly let it get better without one?
Rolling in foot : While rolling your wheelchair, your foot can get caught or placed in a bad position that will sprain the ankle as you roll forward. This is also more common if you have no feeling in your foot. That is why they typically put foot plates on the wheelchair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Healing times vary: Pain is normal up to several weeks or months after an injury. Usually with immobilization pain should be somewhat controlled. Rest and elevation will keep the swelling and pain at a minimum and possibly improve your symptoms. Consult with you doctor as to how log you will need to use the brace. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have surgery on your ankle and are in a splint for 6 weeks then go into a walking cast. Will u be able to walk on it as soon as you get it off ?
How to break your ankle easily on purpose i want to know how to break my ankle on purpose so i can get a cast and crutches
Taping: Taping muscle can aid in recovering from injury. Spider taping has been used in athletes for this purpose, with some good results reported. There is no need to tape a muscle if you are healthy, without injury. ...Read more
Any ankle sprain: It does not have to be bad at all. Ankle sprains generally require some kind of immobilization while you are going through the healing process. As for what device is used to immobilize that is up to the discretion of your healthcare provider. However, walking boots can be used for any grade of ankle sprain. ...Read more
Torn Mcl: It depends what grade the tear is.Grade 1&2, you may be able to walk but with grade 3 it will be painful and rest is recommended for at least 72 hours.But if it is painful to walk then stay off your leg, use cruches and follow with yor orthopedic doctor.So it depends on the severity of tear, as all tears are not the same. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why?: I'm not quite sure i understand -- are you planning to break your own ankle? My honest answer is that this is a really bad idea. Ankle breaks are no fun, and depending on the injury, can be very complicated to repair and take a long time to heal. If it's attention you want, i suggest you (at 18?) speak with a trusted adult about your feelings -- and very possibly a therapist as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wanted to know when you get a sprained ankle, do you go to your local doctor or a hospital to get the cast?
Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25,000 people do it every day.? http://www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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How would you know if your elbow was dislocated. Would you be able to bend it and have strength in your arm and hand?
Usually obvious: Elbow dislocations in adults are usually obvious w/ deformity, swelling and pain. Most all occur w/ significant trauma or w/ falls on elbow or outstretched hand.''simple" elbow dislocations(those without fracture) require urgent closed reduction and splinting.Some can remain unstable( esp.W/ accompanied fx.) and may require surgery.Go to er if u think u have dislocated your elbow. Best of luck! ...Read more
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