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Homeopathic treatment for finger pains like arthritis?

Homeopathic treatment for finger pains like arthritis?

Homeopathic : Save your money. Talk to your doctor about otc capsaicin, or other treatments after you get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Arm Stiffness (Definition)

Arm stiffness would generally describe a loss of range of motion of one or more joints in the upper extremity or a normal range of motion but increased resistance through that range of motion ...Read more


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What treatment is available for finger contraction in severe rheumatoid arthritis. Is urgent treatment needed for fingers contracted over 12 hrs?

What treatment is available for finger contraction in severe rheumatoid arthritis.  Is urgent treatment needed for fingers contracted over 12 hrs?

Nerve or joint: You may have subluxation of the finger joint or a dislocated joint. The finger problem can also be due to abnormal pull of a tendon that has slipped. Hopefully that there is no nerve paralysis causing your finger deformity. Yes you should see your rheumatologist as soon as possible who may refer you to an occupational therapist. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Are there any alternatives to conventional medicine for treating severe arm aches and pains?

Try acupuncture: Acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, healing touch, reiki are all modalities that may help with aches and pains. ...Read more

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Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Change Pillow: You should try different pillow that will keep your neck in a more comfortable and less irritated position when you sleep. This is very personal and depends on how you sleep. Try very flat, contour pillow, etc until you find the best one for you. This should help significantly. ...Read more

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Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Need more info: Not all back injuries are created equal. What structures specifically? What therapeutic modalities have you undergone so far? ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Not Really: Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe. ...Read more

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Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. need arm for work. ideas?

Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. need arm for work. ideas?

See TX doc: Acetominophen is not that strong for a fracture. You need to follow-up with the treating doc and for continuity of care, let them know your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Treatment for sprained shoulder?

Rest and Elevation: The most important principles are to rest the shoulder joint and keep it elevated in a sling for the first 24-72 hrs. Oral anti inflammatory tabs may help reduce the inflammation as well. If there is ongoing pain after a week, then it is ideal to see your Doctor who may organise an Ultrasound scan to rule out damage to the rotator cuff tendons. At this stage physiotherapy may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Treatment options for forearm fracture?

Depends: If the fracture is severe enough it may need surgery which includes inserting a plate and screws. If surgery is not necessary, a cast is applied for 4-6 weeks until the fracture is healed and stable. ...Read more

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Cervical hnp diagnosed.Arm shoulder neck pain persist even after various nonsurgical management for a year.Is surgery thr only option?Or stick w nonop

Cervical hnp diagnosed.Arm shoulder neck pain persist even after various nonsurgical management for a year.Is surgery thr only option?Or stick w nonop

See details: Without being able to perform an exam and review MRI results, it is impossible to be precise. However, a year of conservative therapy without improvement is long enough. ...Read more

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Im asking about the scoliosis treatment, osteothritis treatment and cervical muscles spasam treatment?

Im asking about the scoliosis treatment, osteothritis treatment and cervical muscles spasam treatment?

Scoliosis / pain: That's a very broad question... Happy to answer details, but all of these 'questions' need their own explanation. Often they are connected, as scoliosis and imbalance can cause muscle spasms where the body tries to keep everything in line, while the spine undergoes a three-dimensional deformity over time. Osteoarthritis can effect the spine at all levels+contribute to pain and worsening deformity. ...Read more

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What are some treatment options for chronic elbow tendonitis?

What are some treatment options for chronic elbow tendonitis?

Time, activity mod: The condition tends to become chronic and becomes difficult to eradicate, no matter what the treatment. You've probably had standard treatment, including pt and injections. Specific soft tissue mobilization techniques have been helpful, and "blood patch" or platelet rich plasma injections have been coming in to vogue. Surgery is reserved for the most chronic & severe cases. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for for patients with dislocated elbow?

What is the treatment for for patients with dislocated elbow?

Relocate the Elbow: The first thing that needs to be done is to put the elbow joint back in place. This is an urgent issue and needs to be done quickly to avoid long term damage. After the elbow is relocated, the doctor or surgeon will need to assess the stability. If the elbow is unstable surgery may be required. If the elbow is stable it may only need a splint for a short time and then range of motion exercises. ...Read more

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What would be the best pain relief for arthritis in hands? Medication, braces, creams, or other suggestions? Thanks! :)

What would be the best pain relief for arthritis in hands? Medication, braces, creams, or other suggestions? Thanks! :)

Arthritis: Joint inflammation or arthritis could be due to several reasons. The most common being osteo-arthritis. Continued movement can provide the best outcome. Regular exercises in water is very helpful. Antiinflammatory medications such as ibuprofen are also effective but can cause long term side effects affecting the liver, kidneys, GI track etc. External ointments have less chance of side effects. ...Read more

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Does a home remedy or cure exist for arm phlebitis?

Does a home remedy or cure exist for arm phlebitis?

Yes: Heat, elevation and nsaids are all useful but upper extremity thrombosis is so rare that a medical evaluation tio make sure that there is not an underlying serious condition that caused this problem in the first place. ...Read more

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Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?

Can I wear a neck brace for 3 weeks for chronic neck muscle pain that hasnt responded to physical therapy or meds?

Yes you can: yes you can if it is making you more comfortable. you need to apply heat, and take muscle relaxant. and pain medication like naproxen or ibuprofen. not better get MRI to make sure that there is no internal damages ...Read more

Dr. Walker Wynkoop
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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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