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A 32-year-old female asked:

i have emg-confirmed obturator entrapment. surgeon wants to try cortisone injection first. will this actually solve problem if truly entrapped?

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Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Conservative first: Conservative approaches are routinely attempted prior to surgical intervenion. If the cortisone injection or massage or stretching/PT resolves your symptoms, then you've received the same benefit of surgery with lower risk. For athletes, surgical intervention might be attempted earlier on. Discuss further with a neurologist. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1234809-overview#aw2aab6b3

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