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Hydrolyzed Collagen Shoulder Tendonitis
My wrist has torn tendons, torn ligaments, subluxing ECU tendon w tear & ganglion cyst. As well as tenosynovitis + tendinosis . What can be done
Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more
Calcified structure anterior to c1-c2 articulation.Represents longus colli hydroxyapatite tendonitis deposition or c1-c2 cppd arthropathy.Means? Help?
Poor communication: The person who can best explain this to you is the physician who examined you and ordered the testing. It is too complex to attempt to elucidate in 400 spaces, but you might try to google both of these and look for explanations in laymen's terms. Good luck. ...Read more
Have multidirectional instability; dislocation chipped cartilage & caused frozen shoulder. Rom revived thru partial capsular release. Concerns?
85 year old torn meniscus in right knee, pain/inflammation when walking. Recommend hyaluronic acid joint injection? Other non-surgical therapies?
If your joint is in-: -good condition, a menisectomy would be advised, even if borderline. This can slow down further degeneration & possibly avoid a replacement. Hyaluronic acid if the joint is bad & the only option is a replacement, if you are one of the people that get great results, you still may avoid a TKA. If successful they do need to be repeated over time. ...Read more
Mri comes back with grade II to III chondromalacia patella , knee joint effusion with ganglion, longitudinal partial tear.Mcland lcl strain. ?
Conservative Rx: Depends upon your primary complaint and whether there was a mechanism of injury. Chondromalacia(i.e.Cartilage wear=arthritis) is common and can cause swelling and pain. Collateral ligament strains/partial tears (mcl+lcl) should be managed well conservatively. Recommend seeing a pt for motion, strengthening, edema control. Am a fan of a stationary bike as well (nonimpact knee motion+strengthening). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Supartz (hyaluronic acid) beneficial for a torn rotator cuff that cannot be repaired surgically?
Get a second opinion: Most rotator cuff tears are repairable and should be fixed asap. Get a second opinion before delaying with injections. Visco injections are designed for treating arthritis, not rotator cuff tears. If you have both and will not be having surgery then it's worth a shot....so to speak. the should is an off label use of those injections. ...Read more
I have complete rupture of the supraspinatus tendon w/ medial retraction. Interstitial delaminating tear of infraspinatus tendon. Severe tendinosis of subscapularis tendon w/bursal side fraying. Interstitial tear of supraspinatus tendon at the insertion.
Your question is???: What is your question? Making a statement is not asking a question. Ii assume you have discussed your options with an orthopedist. ...Read more
I heard Acl repair surgery can stunt growth. Can surgical repair to shoulder tendons (ie bicep, tricep, rotator cuffs) also risk stunting growth?
No. It alters force.: No. It actually alters the force across the tendon. ...Read more
Could i claim disability benefits for having arthritis, bursitis, trapped nerves, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, IBS and carpal tunnel syndrome?
You could: Depending upon your state, you may be required to under go a functional examination by an internist as part of your evaluation. ...Read more
HAVE MUSCLE STAINS: NECK TO ANKLE ALSO INTO ARM, MAINLY HIP SNAPPING. WOULD TENDON RELEASE SURGERY MAIN THIGH MUSCLES CORRECT WHOLE BODY SIDE STRAIN?
Varies: You would really need a detailed exam to answer that. There are occasions where we can fix one condition and that can lead to improvements in other areas of the body due to compensation. There are other occasions where a person may have two or more conditions and fixing one of them will only lead to improvement on that specific condition. Don't hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated. ...Read more
Surgery-labral repair/FAI 1.5yr ago. Ongoing groin/hip pain/decreased ROM. New CT-ossification iliopsoas tendon. Is there treatment/surgery needed?
See ORS : See your surgeon who repaired your labrum . Femoralacetabular impingement ( FAI) of the hip is either 'pincer' or'cam'. Both of these types can progress despite your labral repair. The MRI findings are most likely not the cause of your continued pain.A second opinion from an ORS experienced in arthroscopic hip surgery is a good idea. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?
Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joints such as the elbow, shoulder, and knee contains considerable amount of cartilage and dense connective tissue. Explain how joint injuries heal.
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