What is Injury?
Injury is any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc
Symptoms of Injuries-
Causes of Injuries-
Risk factors of Injuries-
Complications of Injuries-
Diagnosis of Injuries-
In diagnosis of injuries, doctor may ask some question about the accident. If Injury is severe then certain test are needed such as X–ray. Basically different tests are depending upon the different type of injuries. For example in Brain injury CT scan and MRI are also needed.
Precautions & Prevention of Injuries-
Treatment of Injuries-
Homeopathic Treatment of Injuries-
Homeopathic remedies are useful for injuries to the body as from falls, accidents, surgery, etc. It has excellent response in treatment of both acute and chronic injuries. They are also used to treat the pain, soreness and other complications. Below are some of the homeopathic remedies for injuries.
Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Injuries-
Acupuncture helps to trigger the immune system to help injuries heal. It is an excellent for helping recovery from injuries and improving aches and pain..Acupuncture works directly to free the flow of vital energy through the areas of stagnation.
Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of Injuries-
In psychotherapy treatment, family provides social support for the patient by being involved in the rehabilitation program. Psychotherapy may help in assisting people adjusting to loss and grief following brain injury. Hypnotherapy can be used to treat psychological impact of injury and remove any fear or other negative emotions.
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Injuries-
Allopathic Treatment of Injuries depends on the area and harshness of the injury. Serious injuries would require more intensive therapy, whereas more minor conditions are treated symptomatically.
Surgical Treatment of Injuries-
There are several types of injuries and the surgical treatment depends upon the condition of the patient. Surgery can be of head injury, leg injury, and knee injury and so on.
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Injuries-
Other Treatment of Injuries-
Exercise helps in improving your strength, balance, coordination and flexibility and thus reduces the chances of injuries.
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL tear is a very common problem with athletes and with people who have an active lifestyle. In fact, this can also be caused by any accident due to sudden movement.
Importance of ACL-
The ACL is the supporting ligament, which runs diagonally from back to front right in the middle of the knee, connecting the femur bone and the tibia, and helps the tibia not to come before the femur. Thus the balance of the knee during back and forth movements and the entire stability of the knee joint is secured by this very important piece of ligament.
What leads to an injury to the ACL?
Here are a few actions that may result in a ligament tear.
Sudden stopping while running or slowing down from a fast speed
Sudden change in direction
Uncontrolled jumping from a height
Direct hitting with an object or person
What happens when the ACL is torn?
If the ACL is torn, the stability of your knee is gone, and you feel as if you have no control over the joint. Moreover, it causes extreme pain and instant swelling. Swelling usually appears within 24 hours of the injury.
Treatment of ACL Injury-
Recovery from an ACL tear is possible only after a surgery. Without surgery, the affected will not be able to return to sports or athletics, or may not be able to run and make swift movements again as before. However, to avoid surgery, there are non-invasive treatments for the aged and people who require moving less.
Non-invasive Treatment: Bracing is one treatment where braces are given to support the knee joint during movement and also to avoid further injury. This is effective for the elderly who need minimum movement and may manage daily activities with a braced knee. Also, crutches add to the support and let the weaker knee get rest. This is followed by physical therapy. But the swelling has to reduce before starting it. Many exercises and controlled movements over a long time help in getting back agility in movement gradually.