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Post-broken ankle swelling

I had a cast on for 6 weeks when it was finally removed on May 31st.
The Doctor said that it would be sore and swollen (and that it was healed enough that it wouldn’t need another cast).
He also said I developed osteoporosis in the injured area.
Its been over 2 weeks since the cast removal and my ankle/foot is still swollen.
The size of the swollen areas vary throughout the day.
Advil seems to help with any pain.
I had been using cane to get around, but I’ve been walking without its assistance for about 5 days now (a sign that it could be getting better).
Should I be concerned about the swelling?
I am currently on vacation until the end of July, so I won’t be able to visit the doctor.
He also didn’t mention any need for rehab or medicine, or any followups.

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Over use injuries

Can you explain an overuse injury? My daughter is a runner who broke her ankle. She gradually increased her activity as recommended by orthopedic doctor but now has an over use injury. She can do any physical activites or physical therapy for 2 weeks.

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a spur on the foot

my friends dad has a spur on his foot. what exactly is a spur and how do you get rid of them?

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BICEP INJURY……TEAR???

I have questioning regarding a recent injury while playing basketball.
The injury to my right arm happened while trying to force a fast underhand shot and was met by another player with even greater force square on the ball causing my arm to be forced down while my bicep and the rest of my body continued upward.
Immediate pain but I have done a similar thing in the past, shook it off and continued with no further problems besides soreness for a short time. ( I”m 41 now ) Stopped playing, went home used ice and ibuprofen for a couple of days. Certain movements sent shooting pain up my arm and other times it didn’t’ hurt at all. Any twising of the hand was painful in a motion putting pressure also on the upper arm. Turning a can opener was painful.
Week later… almost back to normal.
Went rollerblading on a the strand, slipped while hardly goiing anywher, put my hands out… had wrist guard on. Broke my fall on my hands and arm just exploded with pain.
Same place but 10x more pain than originally.
Same..ice, ibu, 4 days dark bruiles on the inside forearm and and even darker one above inside elbow below forearm.
Swelling for almost 2 weeks. Now, while no pain or loss of mobility my right bicep does not flex fully to top of arm like left arm when flexed in classic bicep flex.
There is also a “knot” where bruising primarily occured. From my conversations with others that unfortunately sounds to me like it may point to a tear of sorts. Ligament, tendon, musclel I don’t know.
I’d like your opinion about what this injury may have done, what steps are necessary to correct this and what I should do or avoid doing in the future.
Your opinion is greatly appreciated…. Lenny Garifo [email protected]

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Interested in becoming a Physical Therapist

My husband is a ex felon and is interested in becoming a pt. Are background checks conducted?

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Breast size

Hi Pro.my wife has a big breast size which is causing a pack bane for her. Is there any way to reduce there size without surgery??thanks

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Functional versus Osseous Forefoot Varus

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Do X-rays show osseous forefoot varus?
Is this how one distinguishes between osseous and functional forefoot varus (also referred to as forefoot supinatus deformity)? I went to a podiatrist who said I had forefoot varus. I went to an orthopedic surgeon who said that he saw no evidence of forefoot varus in the X-Rays.
I see on the web that if you are given orthotics for osseous forefoot varus, which I was, but have functional forefoot varus, damage is done to the first metatarsophalangeal joint.

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swelling of knee after surgery

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I had knee surgery almost 2 months ago . The dr. said I had a lateral and medial tear of my menicus. he repaired it and I didn’t start physical therapy until3 weeks after because that is the soonest I could get in! i’m still having alot of pain and swelling in my knee! What the heck is wrong ?????

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pre game meals

what are some good foods to have for breakfast, lunch and diner the day of a mens basketball gane?

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How to test Men Virgin

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I want to know whether my boy friend is virgin or not. How can I find that.

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