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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Mri is a good diagnostic tool, but not always exact. Therefore radiologists and physicians will sometimes see different things when it is close to wh ... Read More
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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
23 years experience Podiatry
A tear is a tear: The degree of tendon tear may differ in radiologist interpretation; however, a tear is a tear. Keep in mind, the MRI is a diagnostic test. Your doct ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on severity: The length of physical therapy depends on the severity of the injury. Sometimes therapy can consist of a one time consultation visit to learn exercise ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Usually about 6 sessions.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Weeks: Usually weeks. Some regimens ask 2-3 times for pt sessions for 6-8 weeks.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: That is a good question with out a good answer i doubt that there is any good "evidence based" studies to support that treatment or any particu ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: He prescribed this because he thought it would give you optimal help.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Pain: Swelling, limping, are the common ones.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
@ Ur age it's due 2.: ..wear as it changes direction in the tarsal tunnel. It is in contact with the bone & held in place by extremely unyielding ligament. As it see-sa ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Complete vs. split?: Peroneus longus tendon injuries are more common in 40+ yr olds. The tears can be complete or longitudinal splits down near your ankle. If rest, therap ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Injection: A shoulder bursitis usually resolves with a cortisone injection.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Not usually: It is possible, with rest and activity avoidance your pain can be diminished but the problem may not totally go away. Physical therapy, anti-inflammat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Hi,: If it's a tear you need to see an orthopaedic surgeon who specifically specialises in this asap. To get diagnosis you require an ultrasound. Consult o ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
20 years experience Sports Medicine
See your doctor: An ankle sprain is graded on severity and symptoms. The inability to walk two weeks after an ankle sprain is concerning. Even in mild sprains, you d ... Read More
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