Common "Immobilization" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Immobilization is the restriction of movement to allow the injured tissues to heal. Immobilization makes use of splints, slings, POP casts and immobilizers ensuring no further damage happens to the injured site and also promotes faster healing. Immobilization is more important for an orthopedic injury to have satisfactory healing as the ligaments and bone will experience further damage when the affected area is under movement.

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Can I do gymnastics while having shoulder pain due to inflammation?

Query: Hello doctor, I have shoulder pain. I was told that where my three fibers meet from my deltoid the point is inflamed or something. She told me it would heal in 4 to 6 weeks but it still bothers me when I do gymnastics. I train in gymnastics seven hours a week.  Read Full »

Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you had inflammation at the junction of the meet-up of the tendon to muscles it takes usually 4 to 6 weeks. The doctor was right. Post which you should opt for physiotherapy for better assistance. As there is inflammation and the limb stays immobilized for 4 to ...  Read Full »

There is a popping sensation while bending knee after a fall. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. I was playing football on Monday and my left foot slipped, naturally I tried to stop myself from falling but my weight went down on my left knee and it bent backward. I did not fall on the ground, I was still standing but it was sore for a few minutes then it...  Read Full »

Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you mentioned the nature of the injury and now the knee bending is difficult and painful, the first thing you did good was to stabilize the injured knee in the bandage. Now immobilizing the injured part is of utmost importance to avoid further damage to the joint ...  Read Full »

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