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Do they do laser surgery for hip bone spurs?

Do they do laser surgery for hip bone spurs?

No: Not that i'm aware of. Ask your doctor if hip arthroscopy is an option for your condition. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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My dad had prostrate cancer and had laser surgery to remove it . Now the doctors want to see if the cancer went to the bone marrow.. Is this normal practice?

My dad had prostrate cancer and had laser surgery to remove it . Now  the doctors want to  see if the cancer went to the bone marrow.. Is this normal practice?

Yes: Any time someone has cancer they should be staged. Which means look for other places where that cancer goes, and prostate cancer does tend to go to the bone. This staging process helps to recommendnthe best treatment for your dads particular cancer. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment or surgery to fix bone spurs?

What kind of treatment or surgery to fix bone spurs?

Depends: Treatment is directed at what is the cause of the spur. Is it biomechanical: orthotics would be helpful. Is it due to a tight shoe: change shoes. Is it due to a deformity of some kind. Then this should be addressed. Palliative treatment, including injections can be done. Surgery to remove spur can be performed if indicated. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

How long does it take to recover from an ankle surgery that removed bone spurs ?

Variable....: Depends on the extent of the bone spurs, their location and whether the procedure was done in a minimally invasive fashion. ...Read more

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Can bone spurs return after surgery?

Possibly: Depending on where your spurs were removed from will help with the answer to this question. In general, bone spurs will no return. But, in some cases over many years there might be a recurrence of bone in the same location. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Without surgery, how are bone spurs treated?

Depend on cause: If due to excessive tension on tendon or ligament inserting into bone, this must be eliminated. Stop excessive pressure on particular bone involved. ...Read more

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I have bone spurs on the spine-- can I get rid of them without surgery?

I have bone spurs on the spine-- can I get rid of them without surgery?

No: No, but the presence of bone spurs does not mean you have to have surgery. Sometimes the symptoms can be well managed no operatively and surgery avoided. ...Read more

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What kind of surgery do I need or what can I do for bone spurs in my feet?

What kind of surgery do I need or what can I do for bone spurs in my feet?

Bone spurs: That is quite a wide topic. Bone spurs range from small , but painful, spurs on toes that can be addressed via minimal incision surgery, to larger spurs like heel spurs and haglund's deformities that are more conventional in nature. Circulatory status determines surgery or conservative care. Seek the help of a podiatrist to guide you with what needs to be done. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Bone Spurs (Definition)

Bone spurs, or osteophytes, are bony projections that form along joints, and are often seen in conditions such as arthritis. Bone spurs are largely responsible for limitations in joint motion ...Read more


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Laser (Definition)

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