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How Does Therapy Help Gluteus Medius Tendinosis
Muscle remodeling: There are 3 phases of healing for injuries: inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling. Tendonosis occurs when this process gets stuck before the remodeling phase. The appropriate exercises can help this process move forward and correct any factors that might have led to it in the first place. Eccentric exercises have scientifically proven to help tendonosis at several locations in the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. do for this relentless pain?
He (she) can do lots: if your doctor is a physical medicine doctor or an osteopathic doctor. First, he can perform a thorough examination as well as diagnostic testing. Second, if the diagnosis is neurological, he can give you blocks and/or epidural steroid injections. Third, he can coordinate therapy. There are trigger point therapies, such as dry needling, spray and stretch, and manual therapies he can administer. ...Read more
Is prp (platelet rich plasma therapy) effective for severe tendon tears (gluteus minimus and medius)?
Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications. These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. PRP is excellent for tendon tears! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is deep tissue massage better than physical therapy for a hurt hamstring and the gluteus maximus ? ?
Physical therapy on lft.Greater trochantereric bursitis and left gluteus thminimus tear., on MRI done.(oct. 1.2012 )the acute episod was in august, ?
Not my regimen!: I would inject your tb, and then put you on a cycling regimen of graduated increasing intensity. I do not know what pt has to offer bursitis except great medical expense! bicycling is the best sporting activity for gluteal issues, because it does not overload, but increases blood flow immensely, which helps heal sprained/strained muscle. ...Read more
Hip bursitis caused by a tear in gluteus medius tendon MRI showed tear of 23mm ap and 30 mm retraction fluid distension and tears of acetabular lab
I have a sharp pain in a very localized area near the top of my right gluteus medius. How can I make it go away, aside from rest, ice, and ibruprofen?
Go to see a Doctor: You need to go to see a Doctor for evaluation diagnosis and treatment. If you're still suffer of pain ...Read more
Gymnast with bilateral insertional Achilles tendinosis. Many months of physicsal therapy have failed. Seeking previous level of function. Whats next?
Achilles' tendon : There are several avenues of thoughts after physical therapy having not reached your desired potential. One is possible prp (platelet rich plasma) injection, and another is eswt (electroshock wave treatments) treatments. There may be doctors in your area that offer these services, but they are usually not covered by insurances. Although not proven, some patients (tiger woods, ex) swear by them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have tendinopathy in my gluteus minimus and gluteus medius from a mva 3 yrs ago. I still have a lot of pain from it. Will this heal on its own?
It should: If pain is persisting you should see an orthopedic specialist because you should be getting better by now. ...Read more
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