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I most likely have damaged my r. Hamstring; while lowering a heavy object to feet level. Do these torn fibers repair themselves normally ?

I most likely have damaged my r. Hamstring; while lowering a heavy object to feet level.  Do these torn fibers repair themselves normally ?

Tincture of time: Does wonders. Many professional athletes get similiar injuries. Often, they are on the disabled list and get daily physical therapy. Since, you are not a professional athlete, rest, ice or heat, possibly an ace bandage to help restrict motion can be helpful. If you have the time and resources physical therapy is recommended. ...Read more

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Are there foot tendon repair medications?

Are there foot tendon repair medications?

No: There are no medications. Tendons either heal on their own or are surgically repaired. ...Read more

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What can they do to repair torn tendons in my foot?

What can they do to repair torn tendons in my foot?

Surgery or casting: Depending on which tendons are torn, how long ago and the tendon position will determine if immobilization will work or if you need surgery. ...Read more

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I had peroneal brevis repair surgery on 7/15/15. Still in a ton on pain. Feels like a knife in side of my foot. Is this normal?

I had peroneal brevis repair surgery on 7/15/15.  Still in a ton on pain.  Feels like a knife in side of my foot.  Is this normal?

Re-evaluate.: This is definitely not normal. There could be various reasons for your pain. You should have your surgery re-evaluated either by the original surgeon or another surgeon, familiar with this type of surgery. ...Read more

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I have a tingling feeling in my feet two days after quitting skiing. What can I do to enhance nerve repair and regain normal feeling in my feet?

I have a tingling  feeling  in my feet two days after quitting skiing. What can I do to enhance nerve repair and regain normal feeling in my feet?

Keep feet elevated: And massage legs where the boots were. Ts could be happening from one of two reasons.....could be a radiculopathy from your lower back or this could be a result of the ski boots being too tight and putting pressure on the nerves. Also, move your feet around to allow nerves to have a lot of motion. Consider an antiinflammatory.....ice the leg if there is one pressure point you may feel. ...Read more

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I fractured the heel of my foot and was repaired with hardware. Can I dance?

I fractured the heel of my foot and was repaired with hardware. Can I dance?

Yes if: Yes as long as fracture was repaired in good alignment. If the subtalar joint which is above heel is not restored than arthritis can cause the joint to become stiff and painful which may limit dancing. ...Read more

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Is there a non-surgical repair for a foot fracture?

Is there a non-surgical repair for a foot fracture?

Depends on site: There are some foot fractures that do not require surgery and can be treated by immobilization. Many factors can change the treatment opinion of your doctor including: location, type of fracture (some are more stable and others very unstable), injury force, whether the fracture is open or closed, personal medical history and health, and many more. Talk to your doctor to understand the plan. ...Read more

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