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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Injuries (Overview)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed limbs, multiple fractures, etc


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What's "stinger" injury?

What's "stinger" injury?

A type of neck issue: When your head is impacted a certain way it may actually irritate or momentarily compress a nerve leaving a sudden pain radiating down an arm. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Injuries (Overview)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed limbs, multiple fractures, etc


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What is a coup injury?

What is a coup injury?

Coup injury: A coup injury is an area of trauma to the brain at the site of impact to the head. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse your eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do not rub your eye
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Why might I feel pain after the injury?

Why might I feel pain after the injury?

Injury pain: This is quite normal after injury. The pain is as a result of the inflammatory mediators that are present in the area traumatized which sensitizes the nerves - this is what is interpreted as pain. Its a protective phenomenon. ...Read more

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Is there any risks of injury for a beginner taking kuk sool won lessons?

Is there any risks of injury for a beginner taking kuk sool won lessons?

Weapons training.: Yes. Weapons training carries some inherent risk but is normally well supervised. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Injuries (Tip)

Athletes need time to heal to avoid re-injury! ...See more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help or see a doctor right away
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See a doctor for diagnosis; do not diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle with a head injury; have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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Heat or ice on injury?

Heat or ice on injury?

Cold then heat: Most sports medicine experts recommend cold first, because it decreases swelling and pain. Then later, heat frequently provides more relief. However, you are the ultimate judge: use the one that works best for you. ...Read more

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What is a bursa sac injury?

What is a bursa sac injury?

Bursal injury: This is a type of injury that affects a specialized sac of fluid called a bursa. We have many all over our body, in the ankle they can occur in front of or behind the achilles tendon. They can also form in response to pressure to serve as a buffer against irritation. When injured they can be painful and inflamed feeling much like a deep bruise. ...Read more

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Injuries (Tip)

Injuries are scars; scars are worn unseen for life; life better without scars. ...See more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

See your orthopedic or sports medicine doctor
Monthly
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Does emg always show injury?

Does emg always show injury?

No: It has great specificity (when it shows a problem there's really a problem), but poor sensitivity (when the EMG does not show a problem there in fact may be a problem).

So EMG does not always show injury. ...Read more

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What is a soft tissue injury?

What is a soft tissue injury?

Bruises, etc....: Soft tissue is a collective term applied to injury of skin, the fat and layers beneath the skin, but also can include the muscles, ligaments, tendons and even nerves if passing through that area. It is a colloquial term rather than a specific medical term that would accurately describe an injury. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Galland Dr. Galland
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Injuries (Tip)

Run, cut, pivot, fall; injuries must be treated; the game continues. ...See more

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Are all birth injuries avoidable?

Are all birth injuries avoidable?

Macrosomia: Macrosomia or large for gestational age infants are at high risk of birth injury. Jcaho is monitoring all the maternity hospitals for prevention of these types of injuries ranging from clavicular fractures to brachial palsy and CNS injuries physicicians' malpractice insurers have workshops and/or training courses to detect macrosomia before vaginal delivery and consider c-section. ...Read more

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Injuries (Tip)

The first phase of any sports injury is the immobilization/anti-inflammatory phase. Listen to it! ...See more

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How can you avoid running injuries?

How can you avoid running injuries?

Added the 3 E's: Most running injuries occur due to 3 factors: equipment, environment, and error in training. First make sure you have an appropriate running shoe (equipment). Replace shoes after 400 miles. Watch your training surface (environment). Running on slanted surface, concrete, or track can increase risk of injury. Finally, error in training is the biggest factor. Do not increase mileage >10% per week. ...Read more

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Is it good to swim with rib injury?

Is it good to swim with rib injury?

Yes: Unless the rib is broken, then try not to use the arm too aggressively on the side where it's broken to avoid lung injury. ...Read more

Dr. Tedde Rinker Dr. Rinker
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Injuries (Tip)

One prevntable sports injury shin splints, prevnt w/arch supports. ...See more

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How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

How do I best wrap a deltoid injury?

See a physio: Shoulder strapping for a deltoid injury is an art that can only be mastered over time. I recommend you see a physio for your strapping. If you still want to give this a shot yourself, refer to the following link.

http://www. Physioadvisor. Com. Au/health/taping-techniques-upper-body/shoulder/ ...Read more

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What are most common tennis injuries?

What are most common tennis injuries?

Epicondylitis.: Medial epicondylitis, otherwise know as tennis elbow. Foreaem muscle strains/tears are very common as well. ...Read more

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Injuries (Tip)

Rice is for treatment of injuries which is an acronym for rest, ice, compression, elevation. ...See more

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Which MCL is mild or moderate injury?

Which MCL is mild or moderate injury?

MCL: Injury to the medial collateral ligament (mcl) is a common sports injury. These injuries are graded as grade i, ii or iii which is akin to mild, moderate, severe.
Most isolated mcl injuries heal without the need for surgery. Depending on the severity of injury, the healing time can vary between 6 and 10 weeks. ...Read more

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Do you get a ganglion from an injury?

Do you get a ganglion from an injury?

Good question.: The cause of ganglion cysts isn't really known, but they do tend to occur on the distal extremities, so the role of trauma or repeated micro-tramua probably can't be entirely ruled out. ...Read more

Dr. Brian Nichol Dr. Nichol
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Injuries (Tip)

Injury still hurts you body is saying no to playing right now. ...See more

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What will help a? Soft tissue injury?

What will help a? Soft tissue injury?

Rest: Most soft tissue injuries heal with rest and immobilization. After the pain resolves, stretch and exercise. ...Read more

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How to prevent common sambo injuries?

How to prevent common sambo injuries?

3 tips: There are many things that you can do but let me give you three tips. First make sure that you are well conditioned before participating in any martial arts. The strength and endurance needed is immense. Second make sure you warm up adequately before going out on the mat and lastly make sure that you are competing in an appropriate weight and ability level. ...Read more

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Injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries often occur when deconditioned athletes try to rapidly resume prior levels. ...See more