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Lebron James Ankle Injury
How would u treat Grade 2/3 High ankle sprain? w/ extensive damage. 4x Ligament/tendon tear, 2bone contusion, hairline fracture medial malleoius +more
MRI for my knee. The results: - ACL sprain with full thickness disruption, chronic proximal mcl sprain, patella alta w/o pf malaligment. English?
Stretch of ligaments: Sprains occur when ligaments (tissues holding joints together) stretch. The ACL is a ligament in the inside of the knee. The MCL is on the middle side of the knee. Disruption os ACL means it was probably/partially torn. Patella alta means that your knee cap is higher than usual. You should discuss these findings with the ordering physician so she/he can determine appropriate treatmen ...Read more
Usdisplaced verticle talus body fracture with patchy sclerosis in talar dome detect by CT scan 5 month post injury. Doc advised for vascular grafting?
Avasular necrosis: Sclerosis in bone on ct or xray can mean one of two things when related to trauma, either repair bone or bone that is not vascularized or avascular necrosis. The usual methods of confirming avascular necrosis are either bone scan or mri.Ct scan is not as specific as the above studies.Vascular grafting is procedure to revascularize the bone. ...Read more
Pain from injury 2 yrs ago frac tib, bone chip, ligament damage., frac bone in foot. Wore boot, did pt. Pain redeveloping, doing rice, see dr?
Absolutely: See your doctor. Don't want a severe pain syndrome to develop, so the sooner the better. Pt may help, also try seeing a good hands-on osteopath to get some of the trauma out of your tissue. Find one at: http://physician.Academyofosteopathy.Org, http://www.Cranialacademy.Org (find a practitioner) or http://jamesjealous.Com/physician-directory/u-s-physician-directory/. ...Read more
Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?
Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
50 yr old , fractured tib /fib 1.5 yr ago in ankle joint, ss & ttum removed alergic, cannot move joint to left,will this be permant? nerve damage n jt
Need more information: This will depend on what your Imaging And other studies show. I am uncertain what some of your abbreviations mean . It depends what type of nerve damage you have and whether there is bone on bone fusion which will not allow you to move the joint. Your physician will evaluate each of these aspects to help make a decision as to your best therapy ...Read more
How to protect collapse of talus dome. Diagnosed with avn 6 month post injury. Undisplaced verticle talus body fracture. No joint involved. Ptb brace?
Doc advised for PTB brace for non united undisplaced verticle talus body fx 5 month post injury. Patchy sclerosis in talar dome by CT scan. Options? ?
Yes: A ptb brace is a viable alternative to surgery. Although the healing process may or may not be 100%, it is still a good alternative and worth a try before undergoing surgery. Best of luck. ...Read more
Born with cerebral palsy literally walking ankle can ankle be reconstructed?> domainant side can ankle be reconstructed
Maybe: Foot deformities in those with cerebral palsy are common. Younger children can often be treated with soft tissue operations to lengthen contracted tendons and transfer tendons to rebalance muscle forces around the foot. If you are 51 you're foot may be reconstructible, but would likely require bone procedures such as an osteotomy or fusion. See a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprained ankle, 2 ortho, says bilateral and hi ankle sprain, can't af PT- 3 months, still sprained and painful, can't walk long- want surgery- y-n?
If MR torn ligaments: & x-rays show some spread of the tib/fib & widening of the ankle mortise, i would say surgery. Doing it now has a much better outcome than if down the road U need a reconstruction. B sure U C a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon,who practices foot & ankle. ...Read more
Had light leg tibial bone fracture on lefside in Lift crash accident 2 year back, ACL ligament is lax leading to mal aligned knee,my age(34), suggest?
Still pain, stiffness, swelling, discoloration 11 months post ankle ligament reconstruction, physiotherapist thinks its CRPS, could this be possible?
I am 42 year male 5.4ft 68kg i, have ACL tear , osteoartharitis, and varus deformities leg (bowleg), kindly suggest for which knee brace to wear ?
Referrals in San Francisco to assess achilles tendon injured running 50K mountain ultra-marathon this weekend.
Severity of injury: Assessment of ankle injury is a function of 1. Amount of force incurred at impact. Amount of pain , swelling. Amount ones pain changes with weight bearing , whether or not ones ankle feels loose or unstable. Length of time all the above takes to resolve ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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