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My tendon on pinky finger was severed. Will I be able to play volleyball again?

My tendon on pinky finger was severed. Will I be able to play volleyball again?

Maybe: Which tendon, palm side or nail side of the finger. Was it repaired? Can you move the last joint of the finger? Can you move either joint of the finger? ...Read more

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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If I hurt my rotators cuff will I ever be able to play volleyball or tennis again?

If I hurt my rotators cuff will I ever be able to play volleyball or tennis again?

If treat & heals, Y: That is the objective of Orthopedic surgery and Physical Therapy--return to full function. Most injuries can be rehabbed back to work/play. See an Orthopedist for exam and course of action. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain in my finger when I play volleyball. Why? What is it?

I have shooting pain in my finger when I play volleyball. Why? What is it?

Prob nerve: Nerve injury/stretch or what we call the volar plate and collateral ligament injury. See a doctor but consider taping as well. ...Read more

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Playing volleyball yesterday, hit finger, the pain in finger kept escalating and cannot move it without pain, also swollen?

Playing volleyball yesterday, hit finger, the pain in finger kept escalating and cannot move it without pain, also swollen?

See physician: Most commonly is soft tissue injury. Sometimescan be subluxation or small fracture. Xray exam will demonstrate subluxation and fracture. Er physician will splint finger in proper position for healing of fracture and/or reduced subluxation. ...Read more

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I got 7 stitches on my index finger on my knuckle. How long do I wait to be able to play sports like basketball again which involve my index finger?

I got 7 stitches on my index finger on my knuckle. How long do I wait to be able to play sports like basketball again which involve my index finger?

Good question : This is a very good concern that you have, considering the importance of the index finger. This type of injury that involves a very active flexing/extending digit requires a longer rehabilitation, especially resuming athletics requiring use of your hands. Please ask the surgeon who repaired it your question, as it is best for recommendations to come from him/her based on type of injury. Good luck. ...Read more

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I severed the tendon in my pinky a month ago. I have to have surgery but canr right now of financial situation. But the tip my pointer finger is numb?

I severed the tendon in my pinky a month ago. I have to have surgery but canr right now  of financial situation. But the tip my pointer finger is numb?

Tendon injury: The compartment in your finger are very small. Along the lateral aspects run the nerve bundle that supply sensation to the finger tip. Any injury/irritation to the nerve bundle, swelling can result in the symptoms you are experiencing. The ultimate treatment is surgery to fix the tendon and the nerve if it was damaged along with the tendon. ...Read more

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Im am eating just too much without hungry. I want to know how to stop. I play volleyball?

Im am eating just too much without hungry. I want to know how to stop. I play volleyball?

Underlying issues: Over consumption of food when not hungry may be a display of an underlying issue, emotionally or personally. You may need to seek out counseling or a psychiatrist for advice. I hope that helps. ...Read more