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Old Ankle Injury
Yes and No.: The answer depends on the healing of torn ligaments in each individual. With time, some ligaments heal with fibrosis or scarring, and then look relatively normal. Other ligaments may not heal, and can still be seen as disrupted in repeated or delayed images. In some patients with multiple or repeated injuries there can be lots of swelling, making it can be hard to say if tear is new or old. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament which has been reinjured, general health condition, the timing of the diagnosis and treatment start, any associated injuries, etc. Are you interested in specific ligament's injury? ...Read more
Ligament/tendon sprain ankle 7 weeks ago. Xray- no fracture. Never immobilized. Swelling/pain remains around medial malleo. esp after activity. Ideas?
Varies, but about wk: Different levels of sprains. in some the tendons are TORN off (takes weeks in this case; clue: major bruising and area is LOOSE). Mostly rest, some support (stirrup brace) anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
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?
I have ankle ligament sprain, i twisted my ankle one year ago. X-ray on the day of injury was ok, no fracture?
Ankle ligament sprain, i twisted my ankle one year ago. X-ray on the day of injury was ok, no fracture, what to do?
No fracture doesn't=: ..No injury. Many of the most significant injuries of the ankle involve the ligaments, ; if the md ; radiologist say no fracture, that's not a no injury diagnosis. Ur treater should b an orthopedist ; he/she should have a high index of suspension based on the mechanism of injury as well as an ankle exam . Further imaging as well as stress films r of great help . Late DX may= reconstruction. ...Read more
Neither is good.....: Good idea to see an orthopedist if an injury like this has occured. ...Read more
2 problems, grd-2: ACL is usually incompetent. It does not stretch. It is surgical. I don't know what 2 grd-2 meniscus is if that's what U meant. ...Read more
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