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Can MRI show old ligament injuries in ankle?

Can MRI show old ligament injuries in ankle?

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 more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What joint is sprained with a high ankle sprain injury?

What joint is sprained with a high ankle sprain injury?

Sprain: Sometimes a high sprain is referred to the syndesmotic ligament of the tibia and fibula. More often than not it refers to the degree of the sprain ...Read more

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Can footballers recover from a knee ligament injury?

Can footballers recover from a knee ligament injury?

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

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Ligament/tendon sprain ankle 7 weeks ago. Xray- no fracture. Never immobilized. Swelling/pain remains around medial malleo. esp after activity. Ideas?

Ligament/tendon sprain ankle 7 weeks ago. Xray- no fracture. Never immobilized. Swelling/pain remains around medial malleo. esp after activity. Ideas?

Be seen: I would probably be seen for a repeat exam and X-rays. You may have sustained a deltoid ligament injury or tear. If this is associated with a syndesmosis injury or a proximal fibula fracture, ankle X-rays can initially be negative but treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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What's a good knee brace for ACL injuries? Play soccer

What's a good knee brace for ACL injuries? Play soccer

A functional orthosi: A functional brace (orthosis), that is measured to the contours of your leg, is the best type of brace that you can use. ...Read more

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How does an acl(or knee injuries) injury occur when playing basketball?

How does an acl(or knee injuries) injury occur when playing basketball?

Planted foot.: Usually, your foot is planted and you make a sudden twist/turn, in a direction that your knee is not built for, causing the ACL to tear. ...Read more

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Partial atfl tear and tensosynovitis of ankle on mri. Suffer future sprains?

Partial atfl tear and tensosynovitis of ankle on mri. Suffer future sprains?

Orthotics can help: There is most likely a biomechanical issue. If the deltoid and posterior ligaments are intact, you should be able to recover fairly well. Alignment and stability issues can be addressed via custom orthoses/bracing. ...Read more

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Knee injury leg tingling, torn cartilage and acl for 5 months what's gonna happen?

Knee injury leg tingling, torn cartilage and acl for 5 months what's gonna happen?

May need sugary : You may need surgery. Depends on your physical therapy and your rehab. These are things you need to discuss with your physician. Have you seen an orthopedic specialist who specializes in the knee ...Read more

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Can having flat feet contribute to ankle instability after two ankle sprains?

Can having flat feet contribute to ankle instability after two ankle sprains?

Possible: Over pronation may increase stresses on the inner ankle following medial ankle sprains. ...Read more

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Knee injury from basketball, what to do?

Knee injury from basketball, what to do?

Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. If you can take anti inflammatory medications, like aleve, (naproxen) that helps bring down swelling. If you're still concerned after about a week, then you should see an orthopedic knee surgeon, for evaluation. ...Read more

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Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

Recovery time for Eversion ankle sprain?

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

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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?

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?

See a specialist: Without more details, it's impossible to know the best course of action. See a knee specialist, get imaging and testing, and the doctor will help you to determine a course of action to take. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have ankle ligament sprain, i twisted my ankle one year ago. X-ray on the day of injury was ok, no fracture?

I have ankle ligament sprain, i twisted my ankle one year ago. X-ray on the day of injury was ok, no fracture?

Possible fracture.: Initial x-rays may be negative if there was a small hairline fracture. Follow up x-rays may show this as the body is healing an laying down bone callus in the reparative process. ...Read more

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Ankle ligament sprain, i twisted my ankle one year ago. X-ray on the day of injury was ok, no fracture, what to do?

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

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Should I wear a knee brace after ACL injury?

Should I wear a knee brace after ACL injury?

Ask your ortopedic: doctor. Depends on the injury and the orthopedic's preference. ...Read more

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Can i return to soccer after grade two ACL meniscus injury.

Can i return to soccer after grade two ACL meniscus injury.

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