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Rarely: Most ac injuries, commonly known as "shoulder separations", are treated very successfully without surgery. If there is a severe tear that results in significant pain, deformity or disfunction, then a surgery to repair or reconstruct the torn ligaments that hold the collar bone down can be done. There are even ways to do it with arthroscopic surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In an AC joint injury, what differentiates between a grade two and grade three tear. Does taping help in positioning the clavicle for better healing?
Surgery for a 4mm length 2mm wide under surface tear to my supra at the insertion point to the humeral head, bursitis. Ac arthritis? In lots of pain.
What pain medications would you prescribe for mild AC joint djd, supraspinatis distal tendinopathy w/o tear, mild SA bursitis all in the shoulder?
S/P rotator cuff debride/AC joint decomp.: 7/14. Not improving w/wkly PT and cortisone inject. MRI arthrogram 2 Dec.= 8x6mm Supraspina tear. Surgery?
Usually if >50%: If the tear measures over 50% of the width of the tendon your Dr. will most likely recommend surgery. You can try PT but pain can limit the effectiveness. ...Read more
If I am experiencing tendonosis, AC joint arthritis and a partial rotator cuff tear, do I need right shoulder arthroscopy?
Why do I feel that when I'm happy about something there's always that person that tears down my happiness ?
Focus on positive: You could be around people who say negative things or act in negative ways. In that case, try to find positive, uplifting friends or relatives if the people in your immediate vicinity are not supportive. You can also try talking to a therapist, journal, listen to upbeat, positive music or inspirational talks, watch funny movies, laugh, go for a walk, enjoy nature, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sure: Most tendon tears can be fixed including gluteus tears. Some authors are even describing arthroscopic/endoscopic options. However the indications (why it should be fixed) and what are the outcomes (how much will it help you) are very unclear in the current literature. I would have to say that most surgeons would not recommend repair of isolated minimus tears, but discus this with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My tears come when I sit for long toilet. I am in good health and so far no known cases of any. Health problem. Is this normal?
Tears: This is not a lot to go on, but I have 2 suggestions. 1) could be part of stimulation of the nerves that control the bowels, particularly if you have constipation or cramps. 2) it may be simple sadness. Going to the toilet is a very private, quiet time, when often we reflect on our lives; it there are some heavy issues in your life, this is a time when they might be expressed in tears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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