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Is A Torn Ligament A Sprain Of Median Collateral Ligament
Ligaments are defined as collagenn tissue structures that connect bones in and around joints. A classic example is the anterior cruciate ligament of the knee that provides stability o the bones of the knee joint and specifically connects the femur to the tibia. A torn ligament is simply any disruption ...Read more
See your doctor: He/she will be able to tell by examining you. ...Read more
Pain Persists: When you sprain a joint, your injury exceeds the tissues which hold the joint together, so the joint opens and closes in painful ways, the attachment of the ligament to the bone is tender, the muscles in the area develop knots and painful tightness to compensate the joint. A soft tissue examination with an experienced physician or physical therapist is recommended. Prolotherapy is curative. ...Read more
Terminology: Great question. Sprains come in various degrees, some, by definition, include a torn ligament. Most sprains are inversion or lateral ankle sprains and the three ligaments here become injured in a particular sequence as the severity of the force on the ankles continues. A simple sprain, or 1st degree sprain, for instance, does not result in a torn ligament. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sprained my wrist 9 weeks ago and I am still in the same amount of pain. I can use it a lite with tons of pain. Could I have a torn ligament?
Yes: 'sprained wrists' can be tricky. If you are still having significant pain 9 wks.After your injury then see an orthopedist, preferably one w/ hand sub specialty training.Some 'wrist sprains' turn out to be scaphoid fractures, scapholunate ligament injuries , tfcc tears and other serious injuries. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doc: Unless you are trained it would be difficult for you to determine if there is a problem. Recommend you see your doc so it can be evaluated. ...Read more
Several : Several things can be occuring 1. A trigger thumb where the tendon gets transiently locked causing the distal joint ( near the nail) to become stuck. 2. A swollen joint from being contused ( in this cases it sounds like the mp joint) causing the joint to glide less fluidly 3. An injured collateral ligament at the ulnar aspect of the mp joint 4. A small fracture at the joint level 1, 3, and 4 need treatment 2 might get better over the next day of two if it does not get better seek out medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be the same...: HI! An ankle sprain can be a varying degree of tendon or ligament damage. Usually, if a ligament is badly injured / damaged there will / can be excessive ' loosenes' of the affected joint or exceesive motion between the two bones the ligament joins. This should be easily determined in most cases by a competent exam including various stress and range of motion testing ie: ankle anterior draw test. ...Read more
I have injured my ankle before (sprain/torn ligament) and a couple months ago. An X-ray was done and no break seen. Now i'm having sharp pains again.?
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