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Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Yes: An very acceptable non-surgical treatment of mild dysplasia is watchful waiting since most mild dysplasia will go away on its own. Discontinuation of smoking and birth control pills could also help. There is some possibility that anti-oxidants, like vitamin c and vitamin a, may be useful as well, but i would recommend moderation in use of supplements since high doses may have side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

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What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

What are some treatments for kyphoscoliosis?

It depends: You should have an evaluation by a chiropractor or an orthopedist. X-rays may define the degree of curvature. Yoga therapy with an iyengar instructor trained in back care is a good step. Your chiropractor or orthopedist can direct you. Find an orthopedist who is open to alternative treatments. Some physical therapist can be too agressive and cause more pain. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for mild scoliosis?

What are the treatment options for mild scoliosis?

Exercise: Mild scoliosis does not usually need any treatment other than back strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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What are treatments for scoliosis?

What are treatments for scoliosis?

Many options: The options depend on severity of curve, what part of the body is involved, symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, weakness), age, flexibility, overall health. For milder curves, exercise, maybe medication will be enough. In growing young folks, bracing may be an option. For more severe curves, worsening curves, those with nerve or spinal cord pressure, surgery may be a good choice. ...Read more

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What are some possible treatments for hypospadias?

What are some possible treatments for hypospadias?

Surgical repair: There are many types of hypospadias repair. Pediatric urologists, who perform lots of these procedures, tend to have the most experience with these procedures. Even in adults. Hypospadias is a structural problem & thus requires structural repair unless the hypospadias is very mild & penis is fairly straight. ...Read more

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What are treatments for scoliosis with a 42 degree curve?

Depends: At 42 degrees with progression of curve and/or pain, a surgical recommendation can be made to treat a scoliosis. There are patients who do not have surgery, since their curves are stable with minimal or no progression. For patients with stable curves, non-corrective treatments, such as therapy or exercise, are based upon symptoms like discomfort. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for scoliosis?

Varies: Chronic pain and depression can often feed of and aggravate each other. Sometimes treating depression can go a long way to improving chronic pain and the reverse is also true. There are relly not any home remedies to correct the structural aspects of scoliosis, but keeping the abdominal core as strong as possible can improve the pain that may result from scoliosis. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What are some home treatments for a bunion?

What are some home treatments for a bunion?

There aren't : Really any. A bunion is a "bump" of bone. No home treatment will make this bump disappear. Surgery will. Home treatment can help inflammation of the bunion known as bursitis go down. Hot soaks can help this. Avoid tight shoes to avoid the bursitis, but no home treatment will make the actual bump go away. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies for mild asthma?

Are there any remedies for mild asthma?

Yes: Most importantly, you should avoid what triggers your asthma and you may not need any medication at all. If you have allergies or acid reflux, treating that will help your asthma tremendously. You can use an albuterol inhaler as needed, or if you don't want prescription medicine you can use herbal or chinese medicine. ...Read more

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What are some non-drug ways treatments for a headache?

What are some non-drug ways treatments for a headache?

Calm: It all depends on the cause of the headache. Most headaches respond well to relaxation, quiet and low light environment. Light massage (accupressure) can also be of benefit. If your headache is chronic or much more severe than usual, you should contact your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What type of home therapies are there for chronic tendinitis?

What type of home therapies are there for chronic tendinitis?

RICE: The proper treatment of tendonitis is “r.I.C.E.” or rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Rest includes avoiding the activity or overuse that led to the tendonitis. Once resolved, stretching and strengthening of the affected area can slowly resume. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter treatments for laryngomalacia?

Are there any over-the-counter treatments for laryngomalacia?

No: Tincture of time.Nicknamed infantile larynx. Most laryngomalacia disappears by 12-24 months of age. Stridor may come and go over months depending on your child’s growth and activity level. Very rare severe forms of laryngomalacia require surgery.Prolonged laryngomalacia may persist in weak muscular disorders like cerebral palsy. ...Read more

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Which type of home therapies are there for chronic tendinitis?

Which type of home therapies are there for chronic tendinitis?

See a PT: Chronic tendinitis treatment is often best directed by a physical therapist with a good understanding of your condition. The therapist can help you establish a dedicated home exercise program that you can do at home. ...Read more

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Are there any homeopathic? Treatments for spinal stenosis?

Are there any homeopathic? Treatments for spinal stenosis?

Treatments, yes: There are cases of people successfully getting relief from spinal stenosis symptoms through homeopathic treatment. Here's an article by family physician debra katchen md, mph describing a series of several: http://tinyurl.Com/kc5r6zw to select remedies she is using pathology as her guide rather than individual, constitutional analysis -- but she's getting results. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for facet syndrome?

What are some treatment options for facet syndrome?

Facet Treatments: May help depending on your pain issue if exercise therapy is not helping. Facet injections are helpful and can be long-lasting, however if your get short lived relief you may need to get evaluated for a radiofrequency ablation for longer lasting relief (greater than 1 year of relief is typical). ...Read more

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What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

See a podiatrist: Assuming a clubfoot. A clubfoot is typically a structural deformity detected at birth and is treated. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist and having a complete foot examination which will assess both structure and function and determine what is available or necessary to correct. ...Read more

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