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Should I Go To School With A Sprained Ankle
Sure...: Hello, After a period of rest for an uncomplicated fracture, you can attend school. Using crutches to stay non wight bearing on the affected foot would be recommended to optimize healing. As always you should consult your doctor and comply with his/her recommendations. Feel Better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more
Ankle Sprain: Ankle sprains are very common injuries. There's a good chance that while playing as a child or stepping on an uneven surface as an adult you sprained your ankle--some 25,000 people do it every day.? http://www.aofas.org/footcaremd/how-to/foot-injury/pages/how%20to%20care%20for%20a%20sprained%20ankle.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long till i can play rugby and figure skate I have a second degree MCL and meniscus sprain I have to see a sports medicine doctor when can I play?
Return-to-play: Mcl sprains are routinely successfully treated conservatively with hinged bracing.Some meniscal tears can be treated conservatively as well depending upon the tear location/blood supply. Regardless, return-to-play criteria are met when your pain resolves, and motion+strength are restored (graduated process). May consider bracing initially upon returning as well if any laxity persists. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: Ankle sprain treatment varies depending on the severity of the injury. Some minor sprains do not need any medical treatment. On the other hand, if you're having significant pain, swelling, bruising and difficulty bearing weight on the involved limb, i recommend you see a healthcare professional for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if i broke my big toe and was referred to an orthopedic surgeon at children's hospital. The toe is broken expect since i can barely walk to get crutches?
It depends: The diagnosis lumbar sprain is not specific and says nothing about what is actually causing the pain. I would suggest you first seek a physician who can give you a specific diagnosis before seeking treatment. Once the precise cause of the pain is known, a well thought out treatment plan can be implemented. This may involve chiropractic care as part of the treatment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: R.I.C.E. Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Immobilization with a splint or brace may be of benefit in the initial phase of recovery. Oral anti-inflammatory medication may help with the pain and swelling. Once improved, mobilization and physical therapy can help restore strength and function. Healing times may vary. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: When the swelling and pain resolve, then you can return to full activities. ...Read more
I broke my big toe and was referred to an orthopedic surgeon at children's hospital. The toe is broken expect since i can barely walk to get crutches, what to do?
Get Evaluated: This injury could be into the joint. If so, it may need to have surgery to prevent long-term problems. My suspicion is that the on call doctor was a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, which is why you're following up at the children's hospital. I would not worry about where you were following up, this individual is fully capable of diagnosing and most likely treating any adult big toe injury. If not i'm sure he/she will refer to the appropriate provider. ...Read more
Yes, but: For sprained ankles, rice is usually the first step toward rehab. Resting is obviously important but probably the hardest to do, icing around the area, compression with comfortable ace-bandage, and elevation. Taking antiinflammatory medication can be helpful the first few weeks after to help decrease pain and swelling. Also, getting over counter ankle bracing may help for more moderate sprains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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