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Can Bursitis In The Shoulder Be Treated By Surgery
Yes: If you have exhausted all nonoperative options, including anti-inflammatory meds, therapy, activity modifications, and injections either steroid or toradol, then surgery becomes the remaining option. Typical surgery for this would be arthroscopic subacromial decompression. Recovery may take up to 2-3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I dislocated my shoulder over a year ago I have had 49 weeks of pt and 3 injections.. I still have pain and weakness but they wont do surgery they say my burcitis isnt bad enough, any other opinions?
MRI, arthroscopy: A year of pt is enough. Injections cure nothing, so stop. Dislocation warrants consideration of labral or cuff tears. Bursitis only describes symptoms. Determine injured structures by exam and mri. "pain and weakness" for a year is surgical indication enough, but find what structure needs to be fixed. Find an orthopedic surgeon trained in shoulder arthroscopy and you should have a great result. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just received rotator cuff surgery 6 days ago I have very little pain in my shoulder but extreme pain in my forearm..Y is that i had a patial teer and a full tear that was repaired along with spur and some burcitus that was removed i just donk know why
See below: Get xrays first. Next, your orthopedist may recommend a trial nsaid's and therapy. Next, if pain persists a subacromial space injection in the shoulder region may be considered. Failed injections and conservative measures may lead to need for an MRI evaluation and possibly even surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
4 years ago i was in an accident that caused an AC joint separation (type II or iii). Never treated, still painful. Any options other than surgery?
Would it be possible to have a family member in the room during surgery for bursitis in the knees?
Possible: Not probable. Talk to the surgeon and find rules of the or in your area. ...Read more
I have impingement, bursitis and tendonosis of the rotator cuff. Can't have steroid injections, is surgery only option or will PT help?
Have been diagnosed with a left shoulder impingment and chronic bursitis. Is arthriscopic surgery the only remedy? If so is it common?
I have a Morton's neuroma and intermetatarsal bursitis. Cortisone helped a lot but I still can't run or power walk. Should I consider surgery?
Shulder surgery in august 2013, for severe bursitis and bone shaved off as it rubbed against the muscle. All been well until it cracked and now pain?
Have it reevaluated: Then you must see the orthopedist and have the shoulder reevaluated. There is no way to determine the cause of the new pain over the internet. ...Read more
Have painful herniated disc with sciatica/ bursitis.Turned down surgery for now. Should I rest or stretch and be active to heal?
Depends: First, conservative therapy is associated with longer duration pain, and physical disability at one year according to a Swiss/Canadian study recently published. The usual conservative treatment is Physical Therapy, which will typically be 'active' although certainly will have stretching associated with it. ...Read more
Is elbow surgery a treatment option for bursitis? Years ago i slipped on ice and i hit the ground with my elbow absorbing most of the impact. My elbow has the classic bump of bursitis and looks ugly, not to mention shooting pain i get on occasion if i to
So I took your advice after the last message and got an MRI. Turns out I had a bone spur and bursitis. I've had the surgery (in January) and had good recovery for the first few weeks , I was getting nearly full movement back. Putting my arm behind my back
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Right knee pain that i think is pes anserine bursitis. I had surgery on my left knee so could the right leg condition develop from overcompensatation?
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Shoulder/arm pain for months with ultrasound that found. Partial thickness bursal surface tear of mid/posterior fibres of supraspinatus 4×2×2mm & involving 75% of fibre thickness with associated subacromial bursitis & impingement. Will i need surgery?
Clinically diagnosed sac iliac fracture 16mths ago during childbirth non displaced no surgery but still in lot of pain have tro bursitis in hip why?
Wrong diagnosis?: Fractures in this area can be associated with persistent pain. I walking with limp and pain this will lead to a secondary trochanteric bursitis. I would have a repeat ct or MRI completed to see if the fracture healed and institute some therapy. Trochanteric bursitis should resolve with pt and or an injection. ...Read more
Stress fracture on toe+ bursitis since 5 months ago. Using surgical walking shoe. Dr sending me to get mri. What is the worst i can expect? Surgery?
Hi I have bursitis in the shoulder and have been having physio. I have now had pins and needles in the fingers and hand for 5 days. What do I do.
Safe: Overall, shoulder resurfacing is very safe. The outcomes, however, depend on the amount of arthritis and deformity of the shoulder. The percentage of patients that are good candidates for resurfacing is quite low compared to needing a regular shoulder replacement, so confirm the resurfacing with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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