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Causes Of Periostitis
What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help
Tendonitis and......: enthesopathy-fancy term for tendonitis. Specifically inflammation of the tendon at the bone attachment or the origin of the muscle in question. Origin is where muscle originates from or anchors to, so when it contacts it can move the joint (in this case the hip). Periostitis is inflammation of the periosteum, the outer fibrous covering of bone. Contains many nerves and vessels. Painful condition. ...Read more
My xray shows mild periostitis along gluteal tuberosity. Is this a sign of cancer? Is this what is causing pain? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
Not a sign of cancer: Periostitis is just an inflammation of the outer lining of the bone. This could be due to just about anything although it is commonly associated with trauma, overuse or infection. Cancer usually produces much more overt signs and symptoms. Fibromyalgia does not produce periostitis. ...Read more
PEMF: Pulse electromagnetic therapy works very well for periostitis. I had a personal injury due to trying to lift a microwave and scraped this on my shin. The induration and hematoma immediately got better with pemf but the induration lasted total of 10 days. In addition you might need cat's claw and essential fatty acids to relieve pain. Handheld pemf device is available from http://almagia.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My xray shows periostitis of gluteal tuberosity. Is there a way to heal this? My legs have hurt for months. Please help
Bone pain : Periostitis implies either chronic inflammation or a bone infection, perhaps by the amount of pressure or friction you apply to that part of your hindquarters. If you know that much about what is going on with the bone, you should have gotten some feedback from the doc who ordered the x-Ray or scan. See an ortho ASAP for a treatment plan !! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes!: Tailbone pain is called coccydynia! there are many causes: trauma; inflammation where the coccyx attaches to the sacrum, as in spondylitis; infection (rare); periostitis, etc. You need to see someone knowledgeable about this type of pain. It can be a doc from several specialties. Good luck! ...Read more
Many things!: Periostitis of the heel bone, plantar fasciitis, morton's neuroma, gout occurs in the morning, but attacks usually last longer than you are implying. Metatarsalgia from arthritis. I can go on longer. See a rheumatology specialist, or a podiatrist, or orthopedic surgeon. Diagnose first, treat second. Good luck! ...Read more
I've had a hard, immovable bump on my tibia for a few weeks now. It doesn't cause me any pain. It feels like part of the bone and is pea-sized?
Tibia bone bump: If you are a runner, or engage in sports with high impact you may have a periostitis or shin splint, or even a stress fracture. This is a result of tibial stress, and can cause a change on the tibial bone lining. Have a foot and ankle specialist x-ray the tibia to rule out a fracture, or possible bo ne tumor. An MRI would also be helpful to make the accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm a forefoot striker when I run and have started getting pain on the lower inside part of my legs, what could have caused this?
Two thoughts: The possibilities here are numerous, but at least two that come to mind are 1) childhood developmental factors, and 2) anger as covering over other feelings. For the first one, if children aren't taught to deal with anger early on, they'll have trouble with it later. For the second one, anger can sometimes be an internal defense against other, more troubling feelings that are harder to express. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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