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Herbal Treatment For Increased Tendon Reflexes
Physiology: Due to compression of corticospinal pathways, weakness can occur, and inhibition of these areas in the spinal cord allow excitatory responses to supervene, and thence increased reflexes in the legs. Actually, an archaic response to preserve function in motor pathways in case of injury. ...Read more
No: If the person under the influence his reflexes should be down from normal. ...Read more
Calcification of the tendon over the 5th metatarsal can't see ortho for 6 weeks pain worse what's normal treatment n risks of no treatment?
If you can't find : Ortho sooner than that, try a podiatrist. A cam walker boot is something to try...immobilization may help reduce your pain. ...Read more
I dislocated my extensor tendon in my foot (snapping tendon). Dr said surgery is really the only treatment. If I don't do it, will it get worse?
Snapping tendon: Sorry, but yes - it will get worse. Please follow your Surgeon's advice - you will be more pleased than you imagine! ...Read more
What injuries can occur to flexor carpi radialis tendon and what are the symptoms and treatment for them?
Like most other ones: Inflammation of a tendon (tendinitis) can occur from trauma, often resulting from repetitive/over use etc.. This tendon can be injured from activities such as wrist curling or some other direct trauma etc.. Pain with movement/stretching or curling wrist against resistance is probably most common symptom. Some swelling may occur. I am not sure the nature of your trouble. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends...: Complete tear: usually surgery, depending on activity and health of the patient. Partial tear: usually protected or non weightbearing for a period of about 6 weeks strained, no tear: rest, protected weightbearing in a boot or shoe with a raised heel. Many of these scenarios will benefit from physical therapy, at home or by a professional, at some point in the healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical intervention: An evaluation and treatment by an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist. ...Read more
I have a sore Achilles tendon from running. Do I risk serious injury if I keep running? Is rest the best treatment? For how long?
Yes: If at is hurting rest it. Listen to you body when having pain. However, don't listen to your Achilles when not hurting. Meaning, when returning to running go gradually: do rest, tylenol, (acetaminophen) masssage, may be pt then do graudal return to activity-> walk, then faster walk, short jogging (on grass, threadmill), then run and advance distant and intensity carefully.. Do proper warm up, streach, & rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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