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Will Whiplash Heal
It take 6-8 weeks: It depend how bad is it.It could vary as far as time is concern. ...Read more
3rd degree inversion: A severe 3rd degree inversion ankle sprain takes longer than 3-4 weeks and may need surgery to stabilize the multiple ligament tears. Due to the severity, you may have internal ankle joint damage as well and may need surgical stabilization procedures which can take up to 3-6 months to heal. Best of luck. ...Read more
About 6 weeks: The answer varies depending upon the actual degree of tendon torn since a partial tear covers everything from a very minimal tear to a significant partial tear that may act more like a full thickness tear. Six weeks is a good number to remember realizing it could be less for a minimal tear. A significnat partial tendon tear may actually require surgical intervention, so check with your docotr. ...Read more
Depends on which one: Is it, how badly is it torn. Generally it'll take about 8-12 weeks. Discuss it with your surgeon, as he can provide you with precise information. ...Read more
Superficially: It might help, but probably won't get deep into the knee. It's not going to do anything to help heal the ACL at all. Usually it depends on how big the tear is or if the ACL is retracted or not. If not planning surgery, check out Regenexx.Com for more info regarding Stem Cell therapy for ACL repair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
75% in 2-12 weeks: 90% of disc herniations are treated without surgery. Most get better within 12 weeks. This is why 12 weeks of non op care is recommended as most will get better or be improving during this time period. The next 15% take longer and 10% are treated by surgery. There is a 5% recurrence rate with or without surgery of another disc or same disc herniating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends if the bone is in good alignment and position so that the ends are together. ...Read more
Yes: Significant head trauma can result in a concussion to the inner ear. Most patients will have complete resolution of balance symptoms but recovery is variable and may last only a few days or may last several months. Vestibular rehabiliation exercise can help expedite recovery and be helpful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
4-6 weeks: At best. 6-8 weeks generally.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 months: Typically fractures of any part of the body will take 2-3 months to heal. The bone will continue to remodel for up to 12-18 months. Cartilage injuries associated with fractures in the knee can take longer to heal if it is a contusion (6 months) or may not heal if the trauma was significant enough to cause cartilage cell death. In that case, posttraumatic arthritis may occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well: After any surgery, it takes time to heal from it. Most people with ACL repair surgeries will take 3-4 months to feel like the knee feels stable and stronger as the graft sets in. It can take up to 9 months to fully heal. Following your doctor's orders are key and when rehab starts follow it to a T. You will do just fine. If you are concerned talk to your doctor. Check Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6-12 weeks: Typically, a rotator cuff strain resolves in 6-12 weeks. They are sometimes associated with other injuries that may take longer. Rotator cuff tears do not heal on their own. They may calm down and stop producing pain, but will not heal back to the original position. Healing after a rotator cuff repair takes 12-16 weeks and continues to improve 6 months after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Injury: Cold therapy ios best within the first 24 hours of an injury. The cold acts to numb the area, reducing pain. Additionally, the cold serves to reduce immediate inflammation due to an injury. Beyond 24 hours, however, warmth is a better means of dealing with muscular injuries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for whiplash to heal i did a front flip off a 10-15 foot cliff over rotated and belly flopped it really hurt my neck howlongheal?
See someone: Whiplash is usually from rear end car accidents, but you may have strained your neck. Healing can take several weeks or more. On the other hand, if the pain is not improving, see your primary doctor or a spinal specialist to check for a serious injury. Definitely see someone if you have numbness, weakness, trouble using your hand, arm, leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have severe whiplash. Been to the er.. Any ideas on pain management and how long it takes to heal?
Whiplash: The whiplash can caused muscle strain leading to neck pain. However, you need to concern also for possible disc herniation, nerve impingement ... I recommend you trying massage, stretching exercise, chiropractic therapy and over the counter ibuprofen. It may take several weeks to improve if your pain persists, i recommend you seeing a pain management doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If whiplash injury and muscle spasms did not heal properly, who can I see to be fully evaluated and can things still be repaired if injuries occurred ?
When an external: Energy force overcomes the strength of the soft tissues of the neck or cervical spine injuring those soft tissues which can include: the muscles, ligaments, facet joint capsules and even the discs leading to pain. The typical external force is a rear end motor vehicle collision ...Read more
Conservative : With Post-whiplash treatment it is crucial to start early with your care. The soft tissues of your neck require assistance to help avoid chronic problems. 1 in 4 will develop chronic pain follow a motor vehicle collision injury. A team approach would be best seeing your chiropractor, physical therapist, and massage therapist as soon as possible to provide the best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is related to the: Design of our 12-14 pound head sitting on top of a long, flexible spine region without large enough muscles surrounding the bone structure to protect against all forces that the neck may be potentially exposed to such as in a car accident. ...Read more
1st Health 2nd Legal: Get evaluated immediately to rule out life threatening conditions,fracture, dislocation, and ligamentous laxity. Many ER & Urgent Care physicians refer to multi-disciplinary practices that deal specifically with personal injuries such as whiplash. They will be able to refer you to a respectable personal injury attorney that work on a contingency (lien) basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No good answer: I hope your injury resolves quickly but there is no way to predict your outcome.A healthy pre-morbid condition:how fit (mentally and physically) you were prior to injury plays an important role in your recovery.The involvement of lawyers delays recovery in my area. ...Read more
Usually several : Things can be done. Most "whiplashes" get better within several weeks. By 6 months most are better. However, in females about 40% can last longer or become chronic in nature. Simple applications of heat or ice, massage, avoiding prolonged positions, avoiding overhead work, avoiding repetitive push/pull or heavy lifting while using otc meds as needed can help. If symptoms persist, see your pcp. ...Read more
Varies: For most people, several weeks to up to 6 months in 60% depending on the severity of the injury and whether you are a male or female as females have less protective muscle bulk in their necks. Also, there may be other structural injuries sustained that may prolong symptoms like disc or facet joint injuries. If it persists and limits you, get it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whiplash: Whiplash is usually a muscle strain involving the mulches which support the neck and low back.. Treatment is a combination of things ,heat ,ice modalities like muscle stim, tens units ,if units, ultrasound, gentle stretching ,massage, traction,isometric strengthening,adjustments, acupuncture, Oral meds like NSAIDs, mild muscle relaxants. ...Read more
1. being the driver: 1. Riding a motor vehicle as a driver (drivers are more predisposed to have whip. 2. Not using head protector (head "rest")3. Sudden stops increase the risk of being hit from behind.4.Being female. From medical point of view:1. Subjacent musculoskeltal problem producing failure of reflex contraction of muscles (rheumatoid arthritis, cervical spondylosis, myopathy, neurodegenerative diseases, etc. ...Read more
Pain in the neck: Whiplash generally include some degree of neck pain and muscle stiffness. Depending on the severity of the injury, signs and symptoms may also include: tenderness along the back of the neck and shoulders neck swelling muscle spasms in the posterior cervical spine (back of the neck), anterior cervical spine or in the trapezius muscles difficulty flexing, extending, or rotating the head ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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