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How do I treat osteolysis of the shoulder?

How do I treat osteolysis of the shoulder?

Rest: Osteolysis of the shoulder typically refers to distal clavicle osteolysis which is generally from overuse in weightlifters. This often responds well to nsaids, physical therapy, activity modifications, and injections. If it fails to improve with rest and conservative care, surgery may may be needed. This refers to distal clavicle osteolysis, not osteonecrosis of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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How do you treat chondroblastoma of the knee?

How do you treat chondroblastoma of the knee?

Surgery or rf ablate: Treatment of chondroblastoma depends on the size, location and patient age. Unusual but benign tumor. Usually treated with surgical scraping of the lesion (curettage) and bone graft of the void. If small radiofrequency (rf) ablation may work. ...Read more

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Anyone have advice on how to treat bursitis of the shoulder at home?

Anyone have advice on how to treat bursitis of the shoulder at home?

Rest, ice, NSAIDs: Assuming the diagnosis of bursitis is correct, initial treatment includes rest from aggravating activities (particularly overhead activities and lifting), ice to the shoulder for 20 minutes 3-4 times/day and anti-inflammatories (nsaids) such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure that you read the warning label before taking these. Do realize that subacromial bursitis often occurs with a rotator cuff tear. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of a frozen shoulder and how do to treat it?

Can you tell me the symptoms of a frozen shoulder and how do to treat it?

Frozen shoulder: Usually happens after a period of lack of movement of the shoulder, such as after immobilization after an injury. The capsule becomes rigid with scar tissue. There are a number of treatments from physical therapy to manipulation, injections to surgery. See a physician and try non-invasive treatments first. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What can I do to address the pain of severe bicep tendinitis?

What can I do to address the pain of severe bicep tendinitis?

Rest: Rest, ice, compression, and anti-inflammatory medications (follow advice on the label) can help with the acute symptoms. Physical therapy may help as well. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the pain of patellar tendonitis?

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What can I do to ease the pain of patellar tendonitis?

Patella tendon strap: A patella tendon strap can be helpful alleviating the pain by taking the pressure off the tendon. ...Read more

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How do you treat osteochondroma in the knee?

How do you treat osteochondroma in the knee?

Depends: An osteochondroma is a benign growth about the knee, it rarely becomes a cancer. As long it does not bother you it can be monitored over time with yearly x-rays. If it becomes larger in size or more painful it should be evaluated sooner rather than later. Sometimes they have to be removed surgically. ...Read more

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How can I treat tendonitis of the thumb?

How can I treat tendonitis of the thumb?

Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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How do you deal with osteonecrosis of the knee?

How do you deal with osteonecrosis of the knee?

Osteonecrosis: Also called avascular necrosis or avn, this can cause pain and deformity of the joint--caused by decreased blood supply that leads to bone death. If minimal stick with conservative treatments. If significant, may need partial or total knee replacement. ...Read more

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How do you treat tendonitis in the Achilles heel?

How do you treat tendonitis in the Achilles heel?

Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthening. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to all the above. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp really helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments as well. ...Read more

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How do you treat tenosynovitis in wrist?

How do you treat tenosynovitis in wrist?

Braces: Splinting and braces. Try and rest the tendons that are aggravated. Physical therapy maybe helpful as well. ...Read more

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How do doctors identify the type of a shoulder injury?

How do doctors identify the type of a shoulder injury?

Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons are the physician of choice for shoulder injuries. Their specialized surgical training allows them a unique ability to care for diseases and injuries not only of the shoulder but also all the bones of the body. Through careful examination and x-ray/mri/ct scans, shoulder as well as other joint problems can be identified and a treatment plan developed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

What are the symptoms of a sagittal band injury and how can you tell if you have one? What do doctors do to determine injuries of the knuckle?

Pain in knuckle: Boxer Knuckle , painfully extension of affected finger. Swollen and best detected by MRI of the hand with emphasis on the extensor tendon that many times is ruptured and dislocated!
See Ortho Hand Surgeon for further evaluation and treatment! ...Read more

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How do you treat a pulled tendons in your biceps?

How do you treat a pulled tendons in your biceps?

See a physician: You should consult a sports medicine physician. If you notice any deformity of your biceps muscle you probably torn your biceps muscle. This can only be diagnosed my physical examination and some imaging studies like mri. If your doctor diagnose it as an tendonitis it can be treated with nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication or steroids injections if indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of elbow tendinitis?

What can I do to take care of elbow tendinitis?

REST and MODIFY: First, use the standard rest ice compression and use some otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or something that you have used before safely. Next , certainly modufy or restrict the amount of activity you are doing for a short time finally seek medical attention. Often elbow tendonitis responds very well to conservative methods. Stretching and properly applied braces and stretches. ...Read more

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Torn rotator cuff symptoms and numbness in hands, what can I do to treat this?

Torn rotator cuff symptoms and numbness in hands, what can I do to treat this?

See below: Pain in the shoulder with numbness and tingling in the hands may be due to a pinched nerve in the neck. This is usually caused by a protruding disc or bone spur touching one of your spinal nerves as it leaves your neck. This can often improve on it's own with rest and anti-inflammatories, but if your pain lasts greater than one week or gets worse see your physician. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain in the chest/breast?

How do you treat pain in the chest/breast?

That would depend on: The cause of the pain. It would need to be medically evaluated to make a treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of dislocated shoulder pains, other then with medication and ice?

How do you get rid of dislocated shoulder pains, other then with medication and ice?

Therapy: Therapy to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder can help decrease thevain after a dislocation. It can also help restore lost motion. If all that fails an arthroscopic procedure may be needed. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose inflammation of the lung?

Well, there is the: Chest x-ray for pneumonia and pulmonary function tests for asthma. ...Read more

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How can you fix bursa on the shoulder?

How can you fix bursa on the shoulder?

You can't.: The bursa in the shoulder is a potential space between the acromion (bone on top of the shoulder) and the rotator cuff. If you have a bursitis, you can treat it with an occasional steroid injection. If the pain persists you may need to have a surgery to take out the bursa. Get an evaluation with a shoulder specialist. ...Read more