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What are your treatment options for shoulder subluxation (partial dislocation)?

What are your treatment options for shoulder subluxation (partial dislocation)?

Phyysical therapy.: At age 50, the chances of recurrent dislocations/subluxations are low. Physical therapy is usually prescribed to strengthen the surrounding musculature to prevent recurrences. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more


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Is scapulothoracic arthroscopy an effective treatment option for scapular bursitis, if more conservative treatments have had limited effectiveness?

Is scapulothoracic arthroscopy an effective treatment option for scapular bursitis, if more conservative treatments have had limited effectiveness?

MAYBE: This is something that i personally have never performed but it is considered an option for those with significant symptomatic scapulo-thoracic impingement also known as "snapping scapula " syndrome approach such treatment with caution but once again I have known of cases that seemed to be treated successfully. ...Read more

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What therapy is effective for shoulder injuries?

What therapy is effective for shoulder injuries?

Varies: The type of exercises that are beneficial for your type of injury is hard to determine without an evaluation of your mobility, strength and biomechanics. We would suggest having an evaluation by a physical therapist so they can determine what exercises are appropriate for your shoulder. ...Read more

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What options exist for rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery?

What options exist for rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery?

Ask the surgeon: After just about any orthopedic surgery, the exact rehab protocol is directed by the surgeon. There are many factors that influence what should be done and when as well as what should not be done. The best person who can consider all those factors is the surgeon. This could be not more applicable to shoulder replacements. ...Read more

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Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Depends: If the fracture is severe enough it may need surgery which includes inserting a plate and screws. If surgery is not necessary, a cast is applied for 4-6 weeks until the fracture is healed and stable. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

Periostitis of os..: If inflammation causes the pain, it should be eliminated. The most common cause for heel specific pain is "periostitis of the os calcus, or heel bone. An appropriate cortisone should bring rapid relief. Then look for the causes. The family of spondyloarthopathies is most likely factorial the layman's term for heel pain is stone bruise." in reiter's syndrome, it was called "lover's heels!". ...Read more

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Could physical therapy for a dislocated shoulder replace surgery?

Could physical therapy for a dislocated shoulder replace surgery?

Yes: Physical therapy can absolutely treat the problem but depends on whatever else may be wrong such as a rotator cuff tear, or a fracture. Is this a first time dislocation? What kind of work do u do? Did you have to have the shoulder put back in place in the hospital? ...Read more

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Any curable treatments for hip synovitis?

Any curable treatments for hip synovitis?

Anti-inflammatories: Start with oral antiinflammatory medications, such as aleve (naproxen) or advil. A steroid taper would be the next step, or an injection into the hip with a steroid medication could be performed. ...Read more

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Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Depends on patient: Multi-cervical unit (mcu) can help some patients. It would be best that you are evaluated by a physician who can determine if you would be candidate for this type of treatment. ...Read more

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Are there different options for treating knee cap dislocation?

Are there different options for treating knee cap dislocation?

Ortho consult: There are multiple different non-surgical and surgical options. It is important to make an appt with an ortho doctor. Some of the important factors are age at first dislocation, associated injuries, number of dislocations, knee malalignment, and generalized "loose ligaments", etc. A doctor needs to assess these factors prior to determining which treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to surgery for severe hip arthritis?

Is there an alternative to surgery for severe hip arthritis?

Not many: Occasionally i will see someone who has severe hip arthritis and either does not want or cannot have hip replacement due to age, illness, heart problems etc. In this situation, a cortisone injection in the hip can help for about 2-3 months at a time. It is not the best option but if there is nothing else it can help. Alsowalking with a cane in the opposite hand can alleviate the pressureon the hip. ...Read more

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Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Rest and Elevation: The most important principles are to rest the shoulder joint and keep it elevated in a sling for the first 24-72 hrs. Oral anti inflammatory tabs may help reduce the inflammation as well. If there is ongoing pain after a week, then it is ideal to see your Doctor who may organise an Ultrasound scan to rule out damage to the rotator cuff tendons. At this stage physiotherapy may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Not Really: Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for chronic elbow tendonitis?

What are some treatment options for chronic elbow tendonitis?

Time, activity mod: The condition tends to become chronic and becomes difficult to eradicate, no matter what the treatment. You've probably had standard treatment, including pt and injections. Specific soft tissue mobilization techniques have been helpful, and "blood patch" or platelet rich plasma injections have been coming in to vogue. Surgery is reserved for the most chronic & severe cases. ...Read more

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Treatment options for multiple rib fractures? Thanks!

Pain control: Rib fractures usually do not require surgery or any sort of splinting. The key to treating rib fractures is to get the pain under control with anti-inflammatories, and narcotics if necessary. Ice and/or heat to the area may help with the pain as well. ...Read more

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Are there any treatment options rather than surgery for a hip fracture?

Are there any treatment options rather than surgery for a hip fracture?

Yes there are : In the old days they use to keep them in traction and then ambulate with no weight bearing tell the fracture heal. ...Read more

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Close reduction treatment for a dislocated shoulder?

Close reduction treatment for a dislocated shoulder?

That is the: Initial treatment option. This means manually putting the shoulder back into socket without making an incision. ...Read more

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Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Need more info: Not all back injuries are created equal. What structures specifically? What therapeutic modalities have you undergone so far? ...Read more

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What types of surgery for shoulder dislocation?

What types of surgery for shoulder dislocation?

Stabilization.: Shoulder stabilization is the name of the procedure. It is usually done on an outpatient basis. Usually takes about 2 hours. There are other forms of stabilization, depending on your specific findings. ...Read more

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