Richmond Hill, NY
A 37-year-old female asked:
i was in mva. mri shows rotator cuff tear, labra tear and tendinitis on shoulder. emg shows pinched nerve. will physical therapy help and how long?
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Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Can't answer w/o inf: The space here is limited to provide a good answer to your question. You should speak to an Orthopedic Surgeon or sports medicine doctor (rehab?) to answer this question. Generally, rest, ice, & compression is used to help support healing. Anti-inflammatories like Tylenol (acetaminophen) could be used also. Later on, rehab is used when healing has started but timing is up to the surgeon.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Does sciatic nerve pain typically go down the outside of the calf muscle and back of calf?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Yes: Also to the top of the foot or sole of the foot.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Is severe sciatic nerve pain common with kidney stones?
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General Practice 40 years experience
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Is Neurontin better than Advil (ibuprofen) for nerve pain?
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Anesthesiology 29 years experience
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Gulf Shores, AL
A 51-year-old female asked:
I had a nerve block in my neck during and after shoulder surgery it was causing ringing in the ears so I discontinued it the ringing has never stopped what can I do?
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Tinnitus: Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from a wide range of underlying causes. Sometimes spontaneous, Aspirin toxicity or in your case, possibly related to your surgery and something as simple as a potassium imbalance. This explains the many home remedies you .
It might be best to consult with an ENT for a complete workup as this may or may not have been related to your surgery.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is surgery helpful for sciatic nerve damage. Burning in leg, numbness, tingling & stumbling?
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Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Yes: You describe symptoms of radiculopathy which is when a nerve malfunctions due to some type of pressure on the nerve.
You should see your family md for evaluation and they can do an MRI for evaluation. Of course, before surgery, you should try physical therapy and epidural steroid injections if possible.
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Last updated Nov 10, 2016
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