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Alternative Treatments To Surgical Intervention To Correct 3rd Cranial Nerve Palsy
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
Is it possible that tegretol treats pain of trigeminal TN final? ..Without surgical intervention ..
Treatment of choice: In general, the use of Tegretol has been to mainstay first line therapy for treating trigeminal neuralgia for years. If you tolerate the drug and it works, there may be no need to go to gamma knife surgery. On the other hand, Tegretol is not without side effects and long term use issues and you are young at 23. If you have access to a neurosurgeon skilled in the procedure, that might be best 4 U ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Third nerve palsy needs a full evaluation of the eye and the brain(nervous system). It depends on the cause of the palsy. It could be from brain which will involves more than one eye movement or localized if its only one muscle movement. If its inflammatory then it may need Prednisone treatment. Please make sure get a full detail professional exam ASAP prior to any steroid use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few: Pelvic Physical therapy, medications, acupuncture, chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation, topical compounded medications, anti-inflammatories, percuteanous tibial nerve stimulation, stretching, hyperbaric oxygen treatment, integrative medicine, homeopathy, massage. However if the above don't help there is also nerve blocks and or surgical release. Resource: http://www.advancedreconstruction.com/meet-the-doctors/dr-elkwood-md/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is peripheral nerve stimulation a viable treatment for trigeminal neuropathy (not trigeminal neuralgia) when medications are not working? If so what us doctors/hospitals offer this procedure?
Conservative treatment failed, leading to surgery for a TFCC injury. To what extent is an MRI (expensive) necessary before an arthroscopic procedure?
Is dts spinal decompression therapy the best remedy without undergo an operation to cure slipped disc? Is there any side effects?
Neurologist said I have spinal stenosis. Referred to neurosurgeon.
Is there a route to treatment other than surgery? At 70 surgery not inviting.
Got facial palsy after surgery. 14 months out have spasm in orbicularis oris. Is their definitive treatment other than botox to stop this ex. Surgery?
Sometimes: Traction is a method of relieving pressure off spinal nerves that are being pinched. Traction can help relieve pain radiating into the extremities. Pinched nerves often heal over a 8 to 12 week period. Traction can be used to help with pain relief during that time and help prevent surgery. However, if the symptoms continue or there is progressive neurological compromise, surgery may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If sacral nerve stimulation don't work, does patient has to catherize for whole life?Aren't there any treatment for blader due to sacral nerve pinched?
I have chronic pain from entrapped nerve in scar from foot surgery. Conservative tx failed. How successful is surgery to destroy nerve? Risks?
This would depend : On which nerve, location of entrapment and method of destruction. One can use chemicals, can heat the tissue or freeze it to ablate it. If you are in pain, i would think the reward outweighs the risk. Otherwise what are you left with? A painful foot.....Good luck, I am sure you are frustrated. Usually, the procedure you ask about is done under a small incision if and the risk should be minimal. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Does any md's see any value in the atlas orthogonal chiropractic technique to treate neck, face , and eye pain. Receiving other md treatments?
Not sure: Little downside except time and money, probably little upside. ...Read more
What serious complications does a facial reconstruction procedure present to the patient? Regarding facial reconstruction surgery for my jaw to correct a severe overbite, I am very wary of complications that may occur due to the invasive nature of orthogn
See: See both a qualified Orthodontic Specialist and an Oral Surgeon for answers. Surgery alone is almost never indicated because teeth have adapted to your malocclusion and will not fit/function if only the jaws are corrected. Complications are the same as for any surgical procedure. As there are many types of jaw surgery, you need to discuss your needs with Surgeon directly. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
With 30 percent optic nerve damage should treatment be provided by a glaucoma specialist or is an ophthalmologist able to provide same treatment?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
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