ANLS 1617 Tissue Response To Injury

ANLS 1617 Tissue Response To Injury - Tissue response to...

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Tissue response to injury
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3 phases of healing 1. Inflammatory Response- 0-4 days 2. Fibroblastic Repair- day 4 to 6 weeks 3.Maturation-remodeling- 6 weeks to 2-3 years
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Stage I: Inflammatory response (active swelling) 1. Swelling occurs for 12-72 hours Motion is lost and pain increases s/s redness, swelling, temp and loss function Vasoconstrict then vasodilate Goals of care: Minimize pain and swelling Care: Rest and support of injuries area Ice to block swelling, pain and spasm
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Inflammatory Stage Starts immediately The tissues in the area are red and warm , as a result of the large amount of blood reaching the site. The tissues in the area are swollen , again due to the increased amount of blood and proteins that are present. The area is painful , due the expansion of tissues, causing mechanical pressure on nerve cells, and also due to the presence of pain mediators Results in loss of function
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Vasoconstriction -1 st 10
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ANLS 1617 taught by Professor Laurahuber during the Spring '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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