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I think I have iliotibial band syndrome. Will a thigh compression sleeve or a pressure strap above my knee help prevent the pain I get from running?

I think I have iliotibial band syndrome.  Will a thigh compression sleeve or a pressure strap above my knee help prevent the pain I get from running?

Probably: It may spread out the strain to a wider area and reduce stress on the injured tissue.Please see your primary provider if this condition doesn't improve. ...Read more

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Would a compression sleeve help with post thrombotic syndrome symptoms?

Would a compression sleeve help with post thrombotic syndrome symptoms?

Yes: I assume that this is in the lower extremity & yes it would help. I prefer the coutom fitted long leg in the form of panty hose. This allows them 2 stay up & u have no constriction 2 the upper thighs. Jobsts r form fitted 2 ur specs & do a good job. The only problem is that they r hot, but worth it. ...Read more

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Hx of compartment syndrome, scar tissue & fluid pockets from fasciotomies. Trying compression. How close pockets to stop fluid & the scar tissue & cs?

Hx of compartment syndrome, scar tissue & fluid pockets from fasciotomies. Trying compression. How close pockets to stop fluid & the scar tissue & cs?

Take time and see...: All what doctor can do is provide a best possible inside and outside environments to help your body undergo optimal self-healing for optimal functional recovery. With all being done, now is the time for healing, but with highly variable pace. For detail, ask and work with doctor. Of course, always keep up practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession. Best wish... ...Read more

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I have compression on C5 and C6 disks in my neck and i think it has created dysmetabolic syndrome x where i cannot lose weight - any suggestions/help?

I have compression on C5 and C6 disks in my neck and i think it has created dysmetabolic syndrome x where i cannot lose weight - any suggestions/help?

Not from your: Cervical spine compression. Cervical spine herniated disc compressing your spinal cord, or nerve root(s) does not cause the syndrome you mentioned, neither will it directly affect weight loss. Go see your doctor for help. And if you have cord compression in your neck, you have to go see a spine surgeon. ...Read more

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Can thoracic outlet syndrome be treated if the nerve compression has been for 8 month, or surgery is necessary? and how much time does physicalT take

Can thoracic outlet syndrome be treated if the nerve compression has been for 8 month, or surgery is necessary? and how much time does physicalT take

Yes: 20y seeks non-operative therapy of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Neurovascular bundle impingement occurs in costo-clavicular dimension, the true Thoracic Outlet. Impingement is due to irregular clavicle motion w. abduction; caused by abnormal superior trapezius, ST, function; via ST overdeveloped or underdeveloped relative to muscles of inferior scapular draw, i.e., "crossed muscles". See a wise P.T. ...Read more

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Took creatine mono for 2 months 5 grams a day and experiencing shin splints and pressure calfs. Can it cause compression syndrome. Stop and go away?

Took creatine mono for 2 months 5 grams a day and experiencing shin splints and pressure calfs. Can it cause compression syndrome. Stop and go away?

Cramps : You can experience dehydration & muscle cramps with creatine. By "compression" syndrome, I think you refer to "compartment syndrome", which Creatine could theoretically induce. But in my understanding it has either never caused a clinical compartment syndrome, or the occurrence is very rare. Hope that helps. Stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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I had celiac artery compression syndrome surgery after the surgery a few weeks later had CT done still showed high grade stenosis of 80 percent?

I had celiac artery compression syndrome surgery after the surgery a few weeks later had CT done still showed high grade stenosis of 80 percent?

Specific Study?: Was the study done in inspiration and expiration? Are your symptoms better? Poor blood flow to the GI system is incredibly painful and difficult to live with. If you feel better after surgery, it may just be some inflammation and/or an imaging artifact. If the pain persists, you need further testing with a dye study to look at the artery. Consult an interventional radiologist and your surgeon. ...Read more

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With thoracic outlet syndrome what is the chance of vein artery compression if arms are same color temp and not swollen?How large is risk of clots?

With thoracic outlet syndrome what is the chance of vein artery compression if arms are same color temp and not swollen?How large is risk of clots?

Depends: Thoracic outlet syndrome is compression of the nerve, artery, and vein at the thoracic outlet at the base of the neck. This can occur because of an extra rib, thickened muscles, or a previous collar bone fracture. The classic symptoms are neurologic, with the classic finding a decrease in arterial pressure with arm elevation. If there is no swelling or discoloration, venous obstruction is unlikely. ...Read more

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