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What Kind Of Tape Should I Use To Support My Knee And Back
Knee & back taping: Physiotherapists and patients use many different types of tapes and bandages. Adhesive, non-stretch (rigid) sports tape is generally the most appropriate to restrict undesired knee mobility or improve spine posture. (for knee or spine strapping 38mm is usually the most appropriate size). This should always be used in combination with hypoallergenic tape as an underlay, such as fixomull. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heal bone first: Tibias heal poorly and can go on to monunion they usually should be nailed enknee motion to follow sometimes weight bering depending on frx pattern and fixation heal first them strengthen straight leg raises are a classic keeps quad strong. ...Read more
What type of activities should I use my back brace for? I was told to only use when extra support needed.
Lifting: Lifting is the most important but it is a good idea to use it for any straining. ...Read more
Hi am taking naxopren. For my palm arm that kind of swollen. What other trick should I use to help it heal?
Other treatment: Assuming it is due to minor trauma: continue Naproxen no more than twice a day, elevate the arm, ice and time should heal it. If due to other reason: infection, severe trauma, fracture or for no reason at all, consult your doctor to find the cause of the swelling and treatment. ...Read more
My big toe has been hurting and the pain goes down the top of my foot and when i try to move it or wear shoes what can I do and are there any doctors?
Bug toe Pain: Big toe pain may occur for a number of reasons... Ranging from painful embedded toenails, warts, to gout and fractures and arthritis...! a thorough evaluation would certainly help to glean and define the problem , make a diagnosis and plan a solution. See you pcp or foot and ankle specialist asap. Hope you are better soon. Dr.H. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wearing boots and I have big sore on my ankle on my right leg is there anything i can use to reduce the pain and the redness?
Change foot gear...: ...Until healed then u can try a corn pad over the area, and don't lace boots 2 tight. ...Read more
Both of my knees keep locking and its hard to walk and bend them and I am in a lot of pain and I'm only a teenager! What do I do?
The back of my right foot hurts a lot from longboarding. What can I do to treat and prevent further pain and injury?
Stretch!: Make sure you are properly doing your warm-up and cool-down exercises before and after longboarding. You may want to ice your heel and try an over-the counter antiinflammatory such as advil, Motrin or aleve (naproxen). Talk to your doctor if these measures are not helpful, or your symptoms worsen. ...Read more
What happened?: It sounds like you may have sprained your foot or ankle but you have not said what is going on, what happened, and when it began. Either way, the doc who prescribed the boot is the best person to tell you the best way to successfully and rapidly recover from your injury. Get a second opinion from a podiatrist or orthopedist, taking copies of any x-rays and records with you, if you want to. ...Read more
Hello, I had bone fracture on my right ankle what kind of shoes do I have to wear? How long it takes to walk with any shoes?
Bone fracture: Sorry you had the fracture but I am very concerned that no one in your medicine area has told you how to walk. You MUST see a foot specialist without too much delay! ...Read more
I have shin splints and I asked my coach what to do and he said stretch. What are some good stretches to help along with icing and kt tape?
I have Achilles tendonitis and they told me to use a stretch band to pull around my foot what resistance level should I use?
Stretch cautiously!: When the achilles is inflamed or strained, i would stretch with caution. If you are using the elastic bands, that sounds like you are doing passive stretching. This is safer than active (weight bearing stretches). The thing to keep in mind with this injury is you want to stretch the achilles tendon without causing further injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are various : Companies that make devices that do this, i believe insolia is one. Similarly, you can look to get a negative heel type shoe. ...Read more
My brother fell on top of my knee and know it hurts. I can barely walk and the pain is kind of going to my shins. Will I need a cast?
Need more info: Will need an exam and xray to guide treatment you can rest and ice knee to begin ...Read more
One that feels good: Having a good motion control shoe is a good start. Many times adding extra arch support is quite helpful. I would start with an otc support. There are many otc supports available. You need to find one that feels comfortable. Any change needs to be done gradually. Talk to a good running store. A custom orthotic is the best support. Talk to your foot specialists. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got the prolem of pain under my foot on the sole of the foot , what to do to get rid of it i was been jogging for awhile does i stop my jogging .?
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