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Herbal Treatment For Deformed Shape Of Skull
Is treatment different for c-shaped scoliosis vs. S-shaped? What is the difference, if any, in treatment for c-shaped and s-shaped scoliosis?
Varies: It is a bit of a generalization, but usually when you talk about a c shaped curve, you are talking about a single curve. An s shaped curve usually refers to a double curve in which one curve is often compensating for the other. Treatment is more based upon the size of the curve and the skeletal age of the patient than whether it is c or s shaped. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the surgical options to fix unequal arm bone length. The cause is damaged growth plates from childhood fracture. 8mm difference in the bones.
How much of a difference can be truly made for an adult that undergoes cranial facial surgery in removing back head flatness?
Surgery: Hard to answer from your description. You should discuss it with a surgeon ...Read more
What are tx options for a 35yr old growth plate injury to wrist that now is causing pain, range of motion and strength issues.
Oui ou Non.: Treatment, to some extent , is based on whether or not the deformity is symptomatic or not. If the enlargement does not cause any discomfort, then shoes with padded tongues or sandals may work just fine. Realistically, it comes down to having it fixed or wearing accommodating shoes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any surgical options for a symptomatic wedged vertebrae that is old, healed? 14 degree, T7 vertebrae
Yes: Ask for referral to be evaluated by a surgical spine specialist, either ortho or neuro spine. The surgical evaluation will include exam, MRI, injections and discussions about precise diagnosis and treatments. There are options. Take friend or family with you to appointments. Be well. ...Read more
What is a severe facial deformity in which the lower facial plate bones and jaw give the appearance of a face half its normal size?
One sign of many: Hemifacial microsomia is having one side of the face smaller than the other. This can be found in isolation or as part of consetllations of abnormalities found in syndromes. If you think this is going on with youself or someone you know (child or adult), that person should consult with a facial plastic surgeon or oral surgeon who does 'orthognathic surgery'. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cast or boot & rest: Most mildly displaced to nondisplaced traumatic or stress fractures of the metatarsals heal well without the need for surgery. There are a few exceptions, including a specific fracture of the 5th metatarsal called a jones fracture. A boot walker or a cast are often used for treatment, and typical healing occurs in approximately 6 weeks. Crutches may also be used with the cast or boot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: That is a term that is used differently by various professionals. Physical therapists and chiropractors may use the term to imply that some type of manipulation or therapy is needed to "realign" the spine. In that case pt or chiropractic care might be used to manage your back pain. To an orthopedic surgeon, a true rotation of the vertebrae is seen predominantly in scoliosis and is so treated. ...Read more
No: Pectus excavatum is the fancy medical term for this condition. For most individuals it is only a cosmetic problem. Rarely does it interfere significantly with heart or lung function. Several surgical approaches can be done. No know exercises have been shown to be of any value. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chin augmentation: Chin augmentation first requires an analysis of the bit (occlusion). This will help decide if it requires orthognathic (jaw bone) correction. Ultimately this may be achieved with advancing the entire lower jaw, setting back the upper jaw, braces, or advancing a portion of the chin bone with plates/wires or using implants and/or fillers. The use of neck liposuction may supplement the result as well. ...Read more
What are the benefits of deviated septum surgery? I'm looking into deviated spetum surgery for health reasons. What are some of the benefits of this procedure?
Deviated septum: A deviated septum is not an uncommon problem. It can lead to nasal obstruction, snoring and even sinus issues. You only need surgery if you are having symptoms.If there are symptoms like nasal obstruction, snoring or recurrent sinusitis, have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can chiropractic adjustments permanently lengthen the spine or torso of an adult by almost 3 inches? Since going, many of my shirts are now short.
What is new in medicin/rehab regarding treatment and correcting the lifelong difficulties/handicap/reconstructing of large burntrauma (electric)?
Microcurrent: Our physical therapy department has had success with a type of electrical stimulation machine called frequency specific microcurrent. See the website for referrals to practitioners and, if the person you call hasn't ever treated this extensive electrical burn, refer them to the fsm practitioner website where they can learn what frequencies to run for you. ...Read more
Because of a lumbar herniated disc I have to wear a rigid back brace as part of the overall conservative treatment. What is the average length for it?
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