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-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain, but with ice, time, rest, & activity modification they heal over a few weeks, 3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
Contusion: A bruise. Direct impact to the shin results in damage to the soft-tissues overlying the bone. Bruising can result in the collection of blood between the skin and bone, called a hematoma. Sometimes these hematomas need to be evacuated and/or drained. If swelling and pain is significant, see a sports specialist/orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What to do if I sprained my shin, but I'm not sure. That bit as on the picture hurts a lot. What should I do about it?
Be seen: The safest thing would be to be seen and evaluated, possibly including an X-ray, to make sure the injury is not more severe than you think. ...Read more
Ankle and shin hurts after getting up from a laying down position for a few seconds. I had an ankle sprain 11 days ago. Is this normal?
Not unusual: You may still be having discomfort from the injury. ...Read more
I turned my ankle today and I have pain on the inside of ankle and it radiates in my shin I am able to bear weight but is this a high sprain?
Ankle pain: The best right thing to do is see your podiatrist for an exam and x rays, and to start a treatment plan. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle a week and a half ago. Today a lump on my shin appeared. It hurts to touch and is about 2 inches long.?
Without knowing if: ...you injured your shin at the same time, I can't tell you if the lump has anything to do with your ankle sprain. Bruising & swelling of the shin are particularly noticeable since there's so little "padding" between the shin bone and the skin. If you get more bruising or lumps on your shin or spontaneous bruises any where else, you should seek medical care. ...Read more
My boyfriend hurt his ankle, we thought it was just a small sprain but when he put pressure on it he could feel the pain in his upper foot and shin.
X-ray: You will need and x-ray to see if you have a fracture. If fractured, you will need to be immobilized with a splint, cast, or rigid walking boot depending on the location of the injury. You may need surgery if the fracture is not stable or is displaced. Have you physician determine which course of treatment is best for you. ...Read more
I sprained my ankle and hurt my shin on the same leg. Now everytime I wake up I feel intense pain on my right leg but then it goes away. What's going?
Spasm is still there: If you're having sharp pains in the morning, it depends where you're having those pains that will determine what the problem is. Best if you go see your doctor, so they can do a physical examination of your affected leg. You may still have muscle spasm from the sprained ankle in that leg, or you may have a shin splint, that you might be unaware of. It's worth having this looked into. ...Read more
What specialest do you see for burning pain to right shin, right calf and a feeling of a sprained right knee?
Hospital said I sprained my knee. It's been 2 and a half months and I still have numbness on my shin. My knee hurts at times. I can walk but not run.?
Fell 3 wks ago. Shin still hurts bad and swollen. Feel 2 lumps. Side of foot hurts to walk on it. Told I sprained it, no xray. Is this normal?
No, not normal at --:
All. If symptoms are improving then I would not worry, if not, then I would have it seen to by an Orthopod with Xrays and treatment, as necessary started.
Good Luck. ...Read more
It has been 8 days, I have a medial and lateral ankle sprain, unsure of grade but def 2/3. Swelling ankle like a golf ball, bruising and pain in my shin. My ankle is stiff, X-ray show no break, tried stretching did not work, is this normal?
Yes: The ankle will swell for quite some time. Ice several times daily, elevate the extremity and if you can safely take it, ibuprofen will help. Once you can begin range of motion this should help with swelling as well. If you are not in one I would recommend a pneumatic cam walker and ask your physician for consult for physical therapy. The therapy will be most important. ...Read more
Fibula fracture and sprained ankle 2 weeks ago. Having pain above ankle and on shin area. Especially bad with pressure. Is this ok?
Mild eversion sprain a week ago; now medial ankle bone bit tender to touch; sore spots and mild swelling under & behind bone, under arch and low shin.
Get an xray: If you have this eversion is possible to have a meadial malleolar fracture especially if its tender to touch. ...Read more
Ankle sore, bruised and swollen from toes to shin. Hurts to walk, toes throb. Was told it was just sprained, no xray was done. Injury from 5 days ago.
Fell down stairs, was seen. Said I have a sprain. Bottom and top of foot hurt. Shin where I have carpet burn feels warm to touch and numb. No xray.
Be patient: It sounds like you have a bad sprain and some associated numbness where you got the rug burn, and most likely had some superficial nerves damaged in the scrape. If the rug burn starts to get redder and spread, the warmth gets worse, it starts to drain pus, than it may be getting infected, so seek help again in that case. Otherwise, time will heal your wounds. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Sprain: Patients usually remember a injury when they sprain their knee. When there is no recall of injury it may be more of a mechanical issue such as improper shoes that create more grip or new activity such as dancing, also consider the surface in which one may be running on or a tendinitis due to overuse. ...Read more
I sprained my hamstring about a week ago ago but know the whole back of my leg is a dark purple. And the back of my know and leg is sientive?
Relative's leg GT sprained 5 yrs bck curently swollen n turned black, report state-soft tissue oedema. Advice 2 keep leg alight bt of no use, please help?
I will start PT next week for my sprained leg but I believe it will hurt a lot to do exercises with it... Why would I exercise an painful leg?
It all depends on-:
-the severity of the tear. Graded 1-3. 1=minor no significant tissue injury.
2=some muscle tissue torn, will swell and may Become bruised, the blood runs down hill so it can appear below the injury. Longer rest & recovery.
3=complete tear or at least severe muscle damage. Ur orthopedic guy will have a protocol 2 follow 4 each level. B sure U R Cing orthopedics. ...Read more
Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read more
Compensation: Having a sprained knee causes you to compensate by putting more weight on the other leg. This may cause pain in the area. ...Read more
Should be anytime: If it hurts that much to walk on a sprain, you may want to get further imaging studies done like X-Ray and MRI. There may be more damage than was thought originally. If its just a sprain, occasional protection for a few days on crutches might be OK. However don't go too long using that or the muscles will stiffen and you may start to atrophy. Take NSAIDs and ice the area around the clock. ...Read more
I sprained my right leg ankle twice. Once 3 months ago and now. Why did it happen and what should I do?
Physiotherapy: An ankle sprain usually results in disruption and weakening of your ankle ligaments. If it is not cared for well in the first instance, the weakened ligaments become prone to further sprains. You need to see a Physiotherapist who can help strengthen the ankle structures. You also need to look at the activities that are causing the sprain. Are you wearing correct footwear? Are you warming up? ...Read more
Sprained my knee 7months ago took a week to "heal" now the pain of it being sprained is back & I cant put my leg straight without it hurtin. Help?! /:
Internal ligament: You probably damaged the ligament of the knee and you need to get this evaluated by orthopedic. Meanwhile if you have a knee brace, and a cane use this till seen. ...Read more
I have sprained or strained an old injury to the inside back of the leg that starts behind and above the knee and goes up the leg what do I do for it?
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more