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How does therapy help gluteus medius tendinosis?

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 more

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If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. do for this relentless pain?

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

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Is prp (platelet rich plasma therapy) effective for severe tendon tears (gluteus minimus and medius)?

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 more

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Physical therapy on lft.Greater trochantereric bursitis and left gluteus thminimus tear., on MRI done.(oct. 1.2012 )the acute episod was in august, ?

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

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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

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

Review mri : You need to have your MRI reviewed and get a good exam of the affected area you will likely improve with rest, nsaids and physical therapy surgical treatment is unlikely unless you are very young and athletic which sometimes requires a hip arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

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How serious is a tear in the gluteus medius muscle?

How serious is a tear in the gluteus medius muscle?

Depends: Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Recovery time ranges depending on the grade of your injury. This injury is a real pain in the butt! Best wishes. ...Read more

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Gymnast with bilateral insertional Achilles tendinosis. Many months of physicsal therapy have failed. Seeking previous level of function. Whats next?

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 more

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