Have CRPS- left foot. Tried meds, physio, epidural steroid injections- some effect, but still painful. Specialist wants to try scs. Scared. Drastic?
17yo with v. Painful iliopsoas snapping for 2yrs. Tried nsaids pt & steroids. Didn't help. I don't think there is inflammation. Is surgery an option?
20 yo f. Pars defect @ L5 and facet arthritis in l2-l5. Chronic since March. PT, and injections help very little. Bracing doesnt help either. Options?
20 yr old f. pars defect at l5 and arthritis of lower back. Been seeing a physiatrist x1yr. No significant improvement. Tried injections, bracing, PT, etc.. Is it time to see a surgeon? Or wait it out
21 female. Pain in knees and tendonitis in arm and achilles. Drs give me anti-inflamm but it's been almost a year.Options? Is this a neverending cycle
22 y/o F with patellofemoral knee syndrome in knees for past 11 years, have done p/t, pain meds, heat, bracing etc. is surgery an option? thanks!!
25 y/o m 130lbs w/bilateral Achilles damage from levaquin (levofloxacin) 1yr ago. 6 months of pt failed & now 4 months afterwards both calves are always tender/sore.
3:10am est. (last question)- how many is too many? I'm on my 18th. Cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot for a shoulder injury! they do work. I'm just concerned about damage
46F. Was Dx with insertional tendinosis L leg. Dr wants to send me to PT. Can I just treat it at home instead ? What kind of stretches do I do ?
5-7 mm of clavicle was taken off (Nov2015), MRI still shows server arthorosis/impingement. I'm in pain.What kind of treatment options would I have?
74 yrs old, knees replaced '97, '01. Lumbar stenosis, naproxen w/ semi-annual steroid lumbar injections for pain. Will using inversion damage knees?
85 year old torn meniscus in right knee, pain/inflammation when walking. Recommend hyaluronic acid joint injection? Other non-surgical therapies?
A cortisone shot i was given three weeks ago caused additional swelling in my knee. Ice, rest, anti inflammatory, and pt is not helping. What can i?
Ab injury, think it's torn drs can't find anything been multiple tests.Been using ice for relief for weeks its been months of pain. Any more I can do?
After 4 weeks of therapy for loose shoulder my condition has not improved. Will surgery be needed? What if MRI is negative?
After a chondroplasty and lateral release what do I do next if this doesn't work? I've also done pt, and injections
After an ankle sprain, I have pain around my inner ankle bone for 8 months. The MRI reported nothing abnormal, only pttinflammation. I tried physiotherapy and using custom insoles, but nothing worked. What should I do?
Anteriolateral disc w/o reduction both TMJ joints. Tried meds, arthrocentesis. Splint on order. How long to try splint for before surgery?
Anteriolateral disc w/o reduction on left and anteriomedial disc w/reduction on right for month. Meds, arthrocentesis, splint w/ no relief. Next step?
Any advice on hw to relieve pain for tennis elbow excluding medication?
Any new procedures for medial knee pain, without a total arthroplasty or the supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections? I have taken all injections.
Any treatments besides NSAIDS & PT/MT for hand pain?
Are squats bad for me? I am.Diagnoed with pfs. What if they are performed.Correctly? What is best treatment of pfs considering I am an athlete.
Are there any risks[ie tendon rupture] for having steriod injection for conditions like tennis elbow? Thanks
Are there injections available to replace worn cartilage in the wrist? I ask because i've heard of something like that for knees.
Athlete suffering from quinolone induced bilateral Achilles degeneration (tendinosis). 5 months later, pain has not improved. How can I recover?
Bad sesamoiditis,getting worse. doc talking about cortisone injection(MRI-no fracture). will it help or just mask pain? other options to ask about?
Been struggling with a syndesmosis injury for 1 yr. Did it skiing. Talked to doctor not helpful tried comservative measures what can I do? Please help
Bone spur at the bottom of my heal. Tried everything. Injections cold bottle. Medications. Etc. what's the next option?
Calcification of the tendon over the 5th metatarsal can't see ortho for 6 weeks pain worse what's normal treatment n risks of no treatment?
Can a cortisone inj. Be long term cure for torn cartilage in the wrist or will it mask it for a couple of months. As my specialist suggest ulnar short?
Can a person with a chronic injury get a cortisone injection before undergoing surgery?
Can corticosteriod shots in my ankle cause bilateral avascular necrosis in my hips? I had two ankle surgeries in the 1990s. The doctor said i had nerve entrapment, i was shot a couple times a year with corticosteriods. I now have bilateral avascular necr
Can cortisone inj to hip be done along with MRI to avoid 2 procedures?
Can i apply heat to a knee 48 hours status post menicectomy?
Can I have physical therapy while taking anti TB drugs for my ankle?... I have tuberculous arthritis in my ankle and im 16 only.
Can I ta anti flamatories while tying to conceive?
Can my recent 5 injections of supartz to my osteoarthritis knee contribute to my being diagnosed with guillain barre snyndrome? I was hospitalized for 11 days with this syndrome and it was very painful....Just want to see if the supartz injections that i
Can nsaids or anti inflammatories inhibit or resrrict bone healing, as in the case with h.T.O.'s? High tibial osteotomies.
Can physiatrist tell if inflammation in SI joint area during injection not shown on mri ? I have been given conflicting info don't know who to trust
Can someone tell me if medication is mandatory for bursitis?
Can steroid shots take away knee pain from oa forever? Had arthro. Aug. 9 still in major pain. Worried about needing knee repl. 49, f :(
Can you get a Pain Pump For chondromalacia. if nothing else helps. i done therapy, injections, meds, and daily stretches.nothing helps anymore
Can you get a pain pump for chronic pain for chondromalacia, if steroid injections & physical therapy and meds didn't help. i have Nsaids Allergy. ?
Can you have a cortizone (hydrocortisone) and.A synvist inject at the same time in one knee i recently had a akilees tendon repair. My leg i bear weight on is bone on?
Can you use hyaluronic acid injections for meniscal injuries?
Chronic knee pain on lateral and antior. Brace, RICE, most heat, antiinflammatory don't help. PT made it worse. Had plica removed 2try2 help.fail.HELP?
Chronic peroneal tendonitis n PTT. Doc said it's a gait problem caused by my knocked knees. Any suggestion on treatment methods? Muscle strengthening?
Chronic wrists pain 6yr+ Normal xray,EMG,MRI,Rheuma blood test. Cortisone shot, rest, no effect. Physio, osteo, no effect. What else could be cause?
Clicking in both shoulders,ultra sounds done now I need cortisone shot but first I need and mri. is it more than bursitis like dr told me?