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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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Dislocation (Definition)

Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more


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Tips for recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

Tips for recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery?

Follow instructions: Different procedures will require different rehab protocols so discuss this in detail with your surgeon. In general, use a lot of ice, don't overdo the activity, follow your doctor's and physical therapist's instructions, and call if you have any questions. You will usually be in a sing for a few weeks. Also, if given the choice, have the anesthesiologist perform a regional anesthetic nerve block. ...Read more

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How can I build my shoulder strength after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

How can I build my shoulder strength after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

Physical therapy.: You should be evaluated by a Physical Therapist or an Athletic Trainer, for the best strengthening exercises for you, to minimize the chance of recurrent dislocations. ...Read more

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How to recover from a rotator cuff injury?

How to recover from a rotator cuff injury?

Rest and exercise: As long as it is not torn, a cuff sprain/strain resolves with rest for a couple of days with the use of anti inflammatory meds, followed by gradual exercises involving rotation of the shoulder (look up codmans exercises, which are pendulum exercises for the shoulder). Perform slowly, as pain resolves, can add light weights while performing them to strengthen rtc muscles. ...Read more

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How can I biuld my shoulder muscle up after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

How can I biuld my shoulder muscle up after recovering from shoulder dislocation?

Rotator cuff exercis: I would work on a program of rotator cuff strengthening exercises. This should include therabands and light weights 3x week avoid exercise above and behind your head. ...Read more

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How long to recover from shoulder subluxations?

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How long to recover from shoulder subluxations?

Quickly: In general, a shoulder subluxation means that the shoulder moves out of place but does not completely dislocate. It takes 6-12 weeks for a tear that results from a subluxation to heal. However, tears to not always occur, and there may not be a healing time associated. Some patients live with shoulders that are looser. Some have no problem with looser shoulders. ...Read more

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How long to recover from shoulder impingement surgery?

How long to recover from shoulder impingement surgery?

2-3 months: 2-3 months for complete recovery. If cuff repair performed at same surgery, then 4-6 months for complete recovery. ...Read more

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Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Wrist: Sounds like tfcc, or triangular fibrocartilage complex tear. Consider initial splint/rest/nsaids, etc. Conservative treatment first, before considering arthroscopic removal, debridement, or repair. ...Read more

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How to fully recover from dislocated shoulder?

How to fully recover from dislocated shoulder?

Rehab: Gentle range of motion after 10-14 days then physical therapy. If this is the first dislocation it should be fully rehabilitated in 4-6 months. ...Read more

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Multiple shoulder dislocations and rotator cuff injury. How can I prevent this from happening?

Multiple shoulder dislocations and rotator cuff injury. How can I prevent this from happening?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes the stiffness from a rotator cuff injury?

Frozen Shoulder?: Stiffness by itself is not diagnostic of a rotator cuff tear but rather a frozen or stiff shoulder. Any sort of shoulder injury or trauma can initiate the process of adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder). Learn more here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/frozen-shoulder.Htm. ...Read more

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Can rotatory cuff injury lead to dislocation in shoulder?

Rarely: A massive rotator cuff tear can lead to shoulder instability (typically a subluxation/partial dislocation, but not a full dislocation). This may depend on multiple factors including the size, location and chronicity of the tear. On the other hand a traumatic shoulder dislocation can sometimes cause a rotator cuff tear, particularly in patients over the age of 40. ...Read more

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Neck swelling from possible whiplash injury?

Neck swelling from possible whiplash injury?

It is possible: To have neck swelling of the neck from whiplash injury, the ligament in the back of the neck could get inflamed or have sprain in it. Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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How to relieve shoulder pain from playing lacrosse?

How to relieve shoulder pain from playing lacrosse?

Cuff strengthening: Lacrosse is an overhead sport. As a result, the rotator cuff is critical for play. A strengthening plan for the rotator cuff and periscapular muscles would be critical for best performance. Visiting with an athletic trainer or physical therapist would be best. ...Read more

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What are some tips for recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery done to correct dislocated shoulder?

What are some tips for recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery done to correct dislocated shoulder?

Physical therapy: Physical therapy is usually prescribed after stabilization surgery. Initially simple passive motion is allowed followed by active assisted range of motion, then active range of motion, and then strengthening out past 2-3 months. ...Read more

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Tips when recovering from cervical spine surgery?

Tips when recovering from cervical spine surgery?

Others: Keep an eye on your wound. Stop smoking. Follow your surgeon's recommendations on activity and/or bracing. Stay globally healthy--good nutrition, good diabetic control, etc. ...Read more

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How bad is the pain from arthroscopic rotator cuff repair?

How bad is the pain from  arthroscopic rotator cuff repair?

Varies: Some patients will have very little discomfort, while others have quite a bit. Overall, most patients do not have significant pain, and the worst pain occurs the first few days after the procedure and then rapidly improves. ...Read more

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Dislocated Shoulder (Definition)

A condition where a bone in the shoulder joint moves significantly away from its normal position, due to injury or ...Read more