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laser surgery for bone spurs

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Not that i'm aware of. Ask your doctor if hip arthroscopy is an option for your condition.

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: See your doctor to discuss how to do this.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Normal to check: It is not uncommon to stage the cancer by making sure there has been no extension to bone. A bone scan will tell them if there has been any spread. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Johnna Thomas
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Any time someone has cancer they should be staged. Which means look for other places where that cancer goes, and prostate cancer does tend to go to th ... Read More
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Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Anytime someone has cancer needs to be checked out to make sure the cancer has not spread. It helps determine they course of treatment.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Treatment is directed at what is the cause of the spur. Is it biomechanical: orthotics would be helpful. Is it due to a tight shoe: change shoes. Is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depend on cause: If due to excessive tension on tendon or ligament inserting into bone, this must be eliminated. Stop excessive pressure on particular bone involved.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Depending on where your spurs were removed from will help with the answer to this question. In general, bone spurs will no return. But, in some case ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis worsening: Bone spurs may often be more of a secondary phenomena of an ubderlying disease process such as arthritis. Simply removing the bone spurs does not remo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
35 years experience Occupational Medicine
Shoulder surgery: Most shoulder surgery is approximately 2 hours. This includes setup time
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Bone spurs: Simply put - no.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Last resort: Is surgery. See your family doctor, podiatrist, foot and ankle surgeon. "cortisone" injection can provide some relief. Learn how to prevent it from ... Read More

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