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Calcific Tendonitis Foot
Orthopedic Surgeons: Frozen shoulders or calcific tendinitis can be treated conservatively by orthopedic surgeons in most cases. ...Read more
I have 7 x 4 x 3mm tear in the subscapularis & mild calcific tendonitis of the tendon--will this need surgery?
Tender: It feels tender. You cannot generally feel the deposit. ...Read more
Chronic both shoulders pain from gym injury (very heavy military press & external cable). X-ray shows mild tendonitis. Doesn't explain spasms tingling in upper back. Torn rc? Calcific tend? Decent rom
See orthopedist: Apparrently u sustained a signifigant injury to both shoulders in the wt.Room. Have you already had an mri?( x-rays show bony anatomy primarily). You need a good examination by an experienced ors who sees plenty of shoulder injuries/ pain.The differential dx.In your case is :ac jt injury, rc tendinitis/ sm tear, labral injury, slap tears, instability, referred pain, etc.Etc. Exam/mri=dx.Gl! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a painful, 3-mo case of calcific shoulder tendonitis in a 75 yr old male be expected to eventually resolve naturally, or would needling or arthroscopy likely be needed to break/flush it out?
Calcific tendonitis measuring 4x1 mm involving the olecranon insertional fibers of tricep tendons. Will this heal? Risks? Advice? Treatment? Thanks
Varies: When a tendon has chronic or multiple of episodes of inflammation and/or injury, calcifications can develop. At 4x1 mm they are extremely small. They don't really heal. One way to look it is they are really just a symptom of of chronically irritated tendon. Treatment involves addressing the cause of the tendinitis. ...Read more
I have calcific tendinitis. I've done pt and 3 cortisone shots. Still in pain. Dr said its to small to find and i will have to live with it. Help me ?
Not true.: If you truly have calcific tendinitis the area can be successfully injected under ultrasound guidance. Find an orthopedist or rheumatologist who uses ultrasound. ...Read more
Inflamed and calcifi: Retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis is, or acute calcific prevertebral tendonitis a rare disease. The disease is a result of calcium hydroxyapatite deposition in the longus colli muscle and associated inflammation. Classically, the calcification affects the superior oblique portion of the longus colli muscle at the c1-c2 level. Treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). ...Read more
I have calcification tendonitis and a partial rotator cuff tear in my left shoulder. I have done 6 weeks of physical therapy but it is still giving me?
Still have options: Every case is unique, but more time, keeping up with a religious icing program +/- an anti-inflammatory in addition to the exercises may still improve things. An injection and/or a needling procedure to break up the calcium deposits may be an option. If those fail and your symptoms are still significant in 6-12 wks you my be a candidate for arthroscopic surgery, although many pts can avoid the or. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
R I C E: R i c e: rest, ice, compression, elevation. These are the basics. Usually a tendonitis is due to an overuse type of mechanism, if you have increased your training and or have changed surfaces that you walk or run on this could contribute as well. If you have had this for several weeks have tried the this treatment and it is not getting better you need to see your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain and: Inability to move without pain. Tendons begin as muscle, and when the muscle contracts, the tendon is pulled and the other end, attached to bone, produces movement. Tendons receive a poor blood supply, so they can take a long time to heal. There are many treatments, but the most important one is rest. If you think you have tendonitis, bring your foot to a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Tendinitis is a condition when tendons are damaged and inflamed. Common causes of tendinitis are overexertion, strain, injury, repetitive movements, and sudden or unaccustomed movements. Treatment may include: anti-inflammatory medication and immobilization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest the foot: Take the strain off the tendon that has the pathology. Ice it. ...Read more
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