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Doctor Vertigo Head Bone Spur Related
My doctor said I have vertigo and that a lump on my head is just a bone spur, but could they be related?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Could SEVERE cervical osteoarthritis/bone spur formation, stenosis,reduced ROM, pain cause dizziness,disequilibrium & dizziness. Treatment options?
My recent knee xray showed mild bone spurs yet doc said everything is normal. How do docs make the criteria of normal?
Spurs are normal: Over time your knee adds bone as a bitressing agent in areas where there is added stress. They are usually not symptomatic. If they hurt or are point tender then they are not normal spurs. They could be fractured or bruised or a ligament nearby could be torn. You could have a meniscus tear which cannot be seen on xray. Ask your ortho surgeon. ...Read more
I have a bone spur in my wrist that is starting to tingle and hurt and has done this for a few days, do I need to go to the doctor?
Not necessarily.: Whatever's going on could have been irritated by recent trauma or repetitive movements (like typing). If it were me, i'd just ice it, try some anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen and see if it settles down. If there's any sign of worsening or infection (redness, increased pain or fever), make sure to see your doc then. ...Read more
I have two small bone spurs located on my skull that are, more than likely, the result of lots of head trauma over the years. Is this normal?
Possible: Repetitive trauma to the bone may cause bony contusions to form. ...Read more
Torn labrum in hip. Bone spurs and arthertis. Doc says they need to dislocate hip. Is that necessary ? Recovery time ?
Confusion: It sound you may want to better clarify exactly what your orthopedic surgeon was referring to. That way we can better guide you through any remaining questions that may exist. Good luck. ...Read more
Do cervical stenosis, bone spurs growth, kypbosis and disc herniation all part of degeneration? is it possible to tell from x Ray? my doc'S diagnosis
I went to the doc for knee pain she said it's a bone spur and I just need physical therapy but im in so much pain is that all I really need?
U may want a: second opinion from an Orthopedist.Take copies of all X-rays .Ask PT who is good. ...Read more