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moderate atl tear

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Substantial: That sounds like a pretty substantial teal, but surgical decision depends more on how it affects you. If causing significant pain or weakness, surger ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
ConservativeTreatmen: Depends whether it is full thickness tear or partial tear.Most of the time conservative treatment with Physical Therapy and stretching exercises.12 MM ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: Elective unless causing undue pain or other special problem.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Need specifics: Tear of what? Full-thickness tears may require surgical repair.
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Try physiotherapy: Did you talk to the orthopedic or physiatrist? You must have had MRI. Possible to heal with physiotherapy. Shoulder surgery is very complicated.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Chest pain: Chest pain can be due to many things: any recent lifting? Fevers? Pain when you breath in? We can help. Send answers. Consult with us to help solve t ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Debra - it means: The broad banded ligament that attaches from the heel to the toe region is not at full capacity, it is degenerated or worn away with a slight tear (us ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal: Hi, Sorry to hear that you have been in such severe pain lately. Although there are no broken ribs, if you are continuing to have mod/severe pain, the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The popliteal muscle: is an "accessory" muscle...that is it "shares" function (in this case FLEXION or BENDING the leg at the knee).. a tear of the muscle will not heal on ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Nsaids?: Im not sure what you mean by a rotator cuff tear that doesn't require surgery. But at age 74, I would certainly try to decrease your pain and swelling ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Indomethacin: Studies usually indicate the average dose. (75mg Q 8hrs) But in medical practice we always titrate to the effect we want. - so the dose could be lower ... Read More
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