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What could be causing me to get a headache whenever i go longboarding?

What could be causing me to get a headache whenever i go longboarding?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What to do if i recently twisted my ankle longboarding and i would like to know how to fix it any help?

What to do if i recently twisted my ankle longboarding and i would like to know how to fix it any help?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to tell if I have a foot injury after having a longboarding fall?

What can I do to tell if I have a foot injury after having a longboarding fall?

See below: If you are concerned about a fracture then you will need an x-ray. An injury will be indicated by pain, swelling, bruising, difficulty standing or walking. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat an Achilles tendon injury from longboarding?

What are some ways to treat an Achilles tendon injury from longboarding?

Ice, rest, heel lift: The achilles tendon has a poor blood supply and therefore tensds to heal slowly. It is important to reduce the stress on the achilles tendon by partially immobilizing it, icing it, massaging the tendon and using a heel lift to reduce pressure on the tendon. Also wearing shoes, like a running shoe, with a good supportive heel counter is beneficial. See a sports podiatrist if no improvement ...Read more

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Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint ? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

Hello, how long does my fibula recover with walker splint? When should I remove splint ? I happened that I fell down with longboard five days ago.

It depends on what-: -U injured in Ur ankle. Fibula fracture, fibular collateral ligament strain or tear. See an orthopedic surgeon 4 a good hands on x-am as well as images 2 ascertain what the diagnosis is. That will drive the treatment options. ...Read more