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Hoffas Fat Pad
I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?
Injection: A steroid injection into the prepatellar bursa and/or fat pad could calm your symptoms and allow rehab to be more effective. I never inject the tendon itself with a steroid, due to the risk of tendon rupture. Platelet-rich plasma injections may be effective for subacute or chronic patellar tenon problems. ...Read more
How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back?(bottom of neck)
Hi, hi, what is the size of a fat pad in the pubic area for a man in normal size?. The minimum fat pad can man have? Thank you
?question: Not quite sure of what you are referring to in a mans pubic area that would be a "fat pad." fat pads are generally not normal anywhere, and are often due to being overweight. Exercise, eating well with decreased carbohydrates and calories can decrease fat in ones body. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 2 mm loaded heel fat pad considered severely thinned? I am only 35 years old and am concerned as I don't have any predisposing factors.
Yes: The shape of your foot may have something to do with this but as we all age the heel fat pad does thin out. Some people are born with this as well. Try not to walk barefoot and use specific shoes that have good cushioning. Your podiatrist will be able to help you with this ...Read more
Illusion: Fat pad is like a collar around base of penis. If you push down on fat pad at edge of penis with one thumb and pull on the glans with your other hand you will see that the penis remains its usual length. Consider a regime of diet and excercise or a prepubic lipectomy of you or your partner think something needs to be done. ...Read more
Simple but not easy: Calories taken in, minus calories used up, equals fat gain or fat loss or a steady state. If taking in more calories than one is burning each day, he gains fat. If calories in equals calories out, his weight doesn't change. If he eats and drinks fewer calories than burned each day, he loses fat... so this is the answer! Burn calories, all day long. Burn lots of calories, and no "diet" is needed. ...Read more