If the result of the strong influence of mechanical forces emerged the phenomenon of spinal shock, i.e., depressed motor activity and sensitivity of the body below the injury, this condition requires immediate hospitalization. Call an ambulance and prior to her arrival, do not move the patient. Phenomena injuryand spinal cord can appear again after some time after the injury. They are the result of circulatory disorders of the brain in the region of impact and also require hospital treatment.
After injury in the lumbar back in the kidneys there may be pain, permanent or paroxysmal character similar to renal colic. The pain due to the presence of perinephric hematoma. Urine in such cases contains a large number of red blood cells, which can come from damaged renal vessels. If after the injury he developed pain and blood in the urine, immediately contact your surgeon. Such kidney damage is being treated in a hospital.
In the absence of signs of internal injuries treat injury back all such injuries. In the first hours after the impact, take the prone position and apply ice to the bruised area. These steps are necessary to stop bleeding inside the soft tissues of the back. For more than 30 minutes, the ice can not keep, take breaks between sessions for cooling. Take pain medications.
Swelling in the area of injury increases gradually within 2-3 days. After that, cold to make no longer necessary, however, to restore blood circulation at the site of injury use a heating pad for 30 minutes every 2 hours. Apply place of injury ointment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, at least 4 times a day until the disappearance of edema and pain syndrome. Their active components penetrate deep into the tissues to numb them, relieve swelling and inflammation.
After the 5th day the pain is usually reduced or completely disappear. This period of treatment for restoration of the microcirculation of the soft tissues of the back pass sessions UHF, magnetic therapy or electrophoresis potassium iodide.
Advice 2: How to treat kidney injury
Despite the fact that because of its anatomical location kidney sufficiently protected by lumbar muscles, ribs, and vertebrae, they may have closed injuries that arise when blows, sports injuries and road accidents. This is quite a serious disease, so to treat bruised kidneys and should immediately at the first symptoms, consult a doctor.
Contusion of the kidney manifests itself almost immediately after the injury. For injuryand kidney are characterized by the moderate dull, sharp, colicky pain, often radiating to the groin. They can also be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, bloating, symptoms and rise in temperature. These symptoms can cause mistakes in the diagnosis. If you feel strong pain, urination disorder, while the lumbar region swollen and urine appeared blood, immediately call an ambulance or refer to a specialist-a urologist at the clinic, even if your General condition is weakly violated.
Undergo a medical examination, take x-ray of the kidney, ultrasonography, scintigraphy. Show the results of examination of the doctor-urologist and strictly follow all his orders.
Light internal injury of kidney injury, which is not fraught with damage to internal organs, is not accompanied by profuse bleeding, does not require surgery and can do without hospitalization. Spend conservative treatment: within 2 weeks rest. Take hemostatic and antibacterial drugs, analgesics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
The cold can reduce the pain and remove the hemorrhage. Apply cold compresses, apply to the kidneys soaked in ice water towel, starting with 2-3 days after injury, need physical therapy – irradiation of the kidneys by the magnetic field. If the injury is minor and the pain is gone, then the duration of conservative treatment can limit 8-10 days.
After a light injury injury of the kidney is almost always back to normal status and continue to operate normally, if there is no preceding lesions of this organ: hydronephrosis, cysts, or tumors.