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What does mild degenerative changes w end plate sclerosis and ostophytosis at l4and L5 and disk osteophyte complex w probable disk annular calcificati?
Mother has planter fasciitis w bone spur ,she took oral medications w IM injections and used silicon heel w exercises w stretch w Ice w rest w no good?
High grade partial tear of subscapularis w underlying tendonisis w low grade partial tear of supraspinatus w reactive bursitis. Is op only option?
MORE THEN ONE: OPTION. THERE ARE ALWAYS OPTIONS. IF YOU HAVE A LOT OF PAIN, ACTIVE WITH THAT ARM THEN SURGERY IS THE OPTION. IF IT DOES NOT BOTHER YOU A LOT YOU CAN GO CONSERVATIVE. ...Read more
Trimalleolar fx w 2 posterior fracture frag one SM and one LG. What exactly is considered "large" and why is prognosis worse w LG posterior fx?
Size matters: If the piece on the back (posterior malleolus) involves more than 25% of the joint surface it is significant and needs to be fixed most kikely ...Read more
Shoulderpain ~2 yrs. Mri-mild tendinosis of supraspinatus tendon, 2 mm interstital tear, mild subacr-subdelt bursitis, trace glenohumoral joint effusion?
Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).
PERONEUS TERTIUS?: A subluxing tertius? The tertius is beneath the extensor retinaculum in the same canal as the EDL tendons. I don't understand how that muscle/tendon is subluxing, and the EDL's are ok. ...Read more
Fit 59 y o f : parrot-beak tear post horn of medial meniscus. Swelling / pain intermitt x 5mo. Recs for specific nonsurg options - exercises?
Surg best: Unlikely that non surg will do it here with a parrot beak tear which is unlikely to heal on it's own discuss arthroscopic surg with your orthopedic surgeon it is pretty likely to help a lot. ...Read more
Gr 2 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus with focal tear reaching inferior articular surface
and gr 2 in femoral attachment of mcl. Pl advise?
Need more informatio: Classification of meniscal tears as a grade is not usually utilized. Grading is typcially an MRI finding. Grade 2 signal implies midsubstance degeneration. If the signal extends to the articular surface it can indicate an actual tear. Mri often finds things that are not symptomatic. A grade 2 mcl tear will typically heal in a brace. Meniscus may need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment for grade 4 chondromalacia medial patellar facet with patella alta with pt / pl ratio of 1.6?
My ankle xray 8mm lucency in medial talar dome consistent with osteochondral lesion. Enthesophyte at posterior aspect of the calcaneus, means what?
See orthopedist : Those findings especially at the dome of the talus was once osteochondritis dessicans. To try and avoid further aritic findings talk to your doctor. That talar finding is an "old" injury. So too is enthesophyte ( spur) ...Read more
My xray says: tricompartmental osteoarthrosis with prominent narrowing involving the medial knee joint. Also spurs at the femoral condyle and patellar?
MRI came back clear of tears/loose bodies. BUT small suprapatellar effusion, trace knee effusion w/thin superior suprapatellar plica. Future issues?
Could, it runs from-: -under surface of scapula & attaches to mid to upper fibs. It is a strong scapular stabilizer.just no good images in this application, sorry. Google it. ...Read more
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?
Xray recently shows severe joint space narrowing involve the patellofemoral compartment with underlying subchondral sclerosis & osteophyte formation?
Osteoarthritis: These are classical findings of osteoarthritis being spelled out by the radiologist. Osteoarthritis develops as we lose the cartilage that is not seen on X-ray and usually leaves a "joint space" on films. During this degenerative cascade, sclerosis happens to the bone under cartilage and bone tries to increase its surface area when weakened by forming spurs called osteophytes. Good luck. ...Read more
Is ORIF surg for trimalleolar dislocation (2 posterior fragments) w ruptured syndesmosis best done at a hosp w over night stay or ok outpatient?
Ankle fracture: Listen to what your podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon has to say, but my guess would be best in a hospital. ...Read more
MRI shows l4-5 posterior disc protusion with annular tear indenting the thecal sac and at l5-S1 posterior central disc bulging with annular tear?
Back hurting, X-ray showed mild multilevel degenerative disc disease with multilevel anterior endplate osteophytes, meaning & treatment for this?
Knee show joint spaces show moderate degenerative space narrowing, more pronounced within the medial compartment with very mild marginal osteophytes?
U got arthritis: Arthritis is a generic term for inflammation in the joint--rheumatoid arthritis=autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own joints. Septic arthritis = infection. Denegerative arthritis=wear & tear etc...Your xray probably looks like the one here. If you have much pain, follow-up with doc for meds, pt, and/or injections etc...Appropriate regular exercises can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
MRI - tear of posterior horn/medial meniscus (infer/sup surfaces) + mild cartilage thinning + ant osteophyte formation + subchondral h/intensity signa?
Torn menscuc: The meniscus is a cartilage cushion that sits between the femur and the tibia and acts as somewhat of a shock absorber. Each knee has a medial and lateral meniscus; and when they tear they can cause pain, swelling, and catching. They can be fixed arthroscopically by repair or shaving with good results. ...Read more
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