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I Broke A Leg How Long It Will Take Me To Start Walking Again
Two months: Will take 8 weeks for all the torn ligaments to heal. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Should be anytime: if it hurts that much to walk on a sprain, you may want to get further imaging studies done like X-Ray and MRI. There may be more damage than was thought originally. If its just a sprain, occasional protection for a few days on crutches might be OK. However don't go too long using that or the muscles will stiffen and you may start to atrophy. Take NSAIDs and ice the area around the clock. ...Read more
I tore a ligament in my foot 2 weeks ago during zumba. How long will it take to recover and how soon can i start zumba again?
Don't take lightly: ligaments attach bone to bone and help provide structure and stability to the foot. Injuries involving ligaments can take 4-6 wks to heal and require modifying weight bearring status. If a ligament pulls from attachment on the bone this is an avulsion type injury and can become chronic if not treated properly. Be sure to follow up with a detailed foot exam before you put zoom in Zumba. ...Read more
Help healing: A sprain is when a ligament or tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is to minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible and mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), compression and elevation are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more
Writing should be: A thing you are doing now. As use of fingers and structures ie the muscles of the fingers that start in the forearm is good therapy and exercise even if still being treated. Writing does not just come fromthe wrist or fingers but the brain and the entire arm. One can write even with a pen taped to a cast without fingers!. The sooner one starts doing "normal" activity the quicker you feel normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on the severity and how treated. ...Read more
I how long does it take an femoral nail to heal? I had one done on 10/22 and i can't find anything. How long on pt ?When will i be able walk unaided?
About 2 months: This will depend on how severe the break was and where along the bone it occurred. That being said, it usually takes around 8 weeks for the femur to heal. As far as walking, you will need to confirm with your surgeon, but usually about 2 months as well. ...Read more
Knee arthroscopy: Expect to be off school for about a week. This assumes you can get a ride to school after a week especially if it is your right knee (driving leg) that is operated on. A more involved surgery such as an acl reconstruction may take up to 10-14 days until you can return to school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a lip ring. If i wanted to take it out. Once it's taken out, on average how long will it take to heal?
How long will it take me to get toned if I am already in shape and dance 17 hours a week? How often should I work out?
Sounds toned already: If one is exercising by dancing "17 hours a week" and is "already in shape", that sounds pretty toned already. If there are specific parts of the body that need better developed muscles, then one can just exercise those muscle groups some more (3-4 times a week more, on the desired muscles). ...Read more
How long does it take for the natural progesteron cream to start kicking in/work? How long do I have to take it? Do I take it everyday, once a day?
It would be helpful: ...for us to know for what indication you're taking the cream, so we can address the other parts of your question. ...Read more
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