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Can Snapping Triceps Syndrome Be Fixed
Yes.: Snapping triceps is a relativelyuncommoncondition that occurs when the distal portion of the triceps dislocates over the medial or lateral epicondyle of the elbow, during flexion or extension. Usually the ulnar nerve is involved as well. Avoid activity that aggravates itm (e.g. Pushups & weight lifting) and take nsaids. If symptoms persist, surgery can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle imbalances: Imo tos results from superior trapezius (st) weak & collar bone droops toward first rib closing costoclavicular space (between these bones) clipping artery & nerves to arm. Weak st conscripts neighbor levator scapulae (ls) to burden lifting scapula (sc) & 20 lb. Arm. Long & narrow, ls incurs chronic spasm, tendonitis at insertion on superior sc spine (pick-like), & snapping as shoulder rotates. ...Read more
No: ' Snapping triceps ' in my experience is rare, usually associated w/ ulnar nerve( funny bone) subluxation , and most often, unilateral. Best advice is to get a thorough examination by a sports medicine trained ORS. Commonly, 'snapping triceps' occurs later in extension of the elbow ( 110 degrees ), whereas ulnar n.'snapping' @ 75degrees)...(earlier before full extension).exam is the key.GL! ...Read more
Can the paraspinal muscles be repaired if they tore? Who could evaluate, treat, diagnose a paraspinal tear? Can muscles pulled from neck be repaired?
No, not Realy: Paraspinal muscles have good blood supply and may be expected to heal when the injury is supported. Ligaments can also be injured when muscles tear, and they do not heal easily. Prolotherapy is a technique to stabilize them. The issue is not repair, but how to maximize healing. A physiatrist who specializes in spine can diagnose and treat these injuries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variety of causes: Snapping hip syndrome ( whether internal or external ) can be seen for a variety of reasons and underlying causes. Most patients referred to me w/ this dx.Are women and many have had children. Others are younger( usually in their teens) when the dx. Is made . A thorough history and exam( occ. Augmented w/ a good quality mri)will yield the specific type and tx.Can then ensue.Good luck! ...Read more
Snapping hip: Typically has to do with tight tendons, rather than weak tendons. ...Read more
Yes: Typically surgery is used to correct the mechanical symptoms associated with snapping triceps syndrome. However, conservative treatment is an option if the patient is willing to accept the continuation of symptoms. There is no negative consequence to conservative treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an undersurface tear of the supraspinatus tendon be seen visually using arthroscopy and if so can it also be repaired arthroscopicaly?
If no a full tear...: ...only fraying, it is usually just shaved to smooth it out. if it 50%or larger depending on what it looks like , it most likely will B repaired. ...Read more
Therapist says right hip is ttwisted, also have bone spur there, very painful - can this be fixed by therapy?
Let me explain: If you spurs in the hip joint therapy could help you but dose not take the spurs away. As far as the twisting of the hip, I am sure what that means. ...Read more
Can bowstringing of ant tib tendon after fasciotomy be surgically corrected or will I need orthotics or ankle fusion? If can be fixed, how?
Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?
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