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I was diagnoses with acute complete tear of peroneal retinaculum and subluxation of the perneous longus and brevis tendons what's the treatment?

I was diagnoses with acute complete tear of peroneal retinaculum and subluxation of the perneous longus and brevis tendons what's the treatment?

Surgery: The retinaculum is a band that holds the peroneus muscle tendons down against the outside aspect of the foot. It provides a tunnel through which the tendons maintain their position and fulcrum action. Surgery is the only way to correct this problem. Since the retinaculum is ligamentous and has no true blood supply it cannot heal itself and thus surgical repair is necessary. See you foot doctor!! ...Read more

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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What's the significance of Achilles tendonitis?

What's the significance of Achilles tendonitis?

Needs to be treated: Typically achilles tendonitis is an overuse injury it can usually be treated with rest, ice and NSAID medications. In more difficulty cases it may require physical therapy to both alleviate the symptoms and work on stretching exercises to prevent future exacerbations. ...Read more

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What treatment is available for mild tendinopathic enlargement of the juxtamalleolar portion of the peroneus longus tendon w/o discrete tear?

What treatment is available for mild tendinopathic enlargement of the juxtamalleolar portion of the peroneus longus tendon w/o discrete tear?

Time will tell : Progress. With your history, It may be worthwhile to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, DO, who can do a musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment. S/he can also review your records, imaging and give you a better idea on management moving forward, especially if PT didn't help. Many great DO's in your area in LA. ...Read more

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Does interosseous ligament of knee tear treatable? Thanks

Does interosseous ligament of knee tear treatable? Thanks

Yes: Please consult an orthopedist who is more special used in sports injury. By arthroscopy it is treatable, will need extensive physical therapy. ...Read more

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Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath of the peroneus bervis and peroneus longus muscles suggestive for tenosynovitis what is the treatment?

Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath of the peroneus bervis and peroneus longus muscles suggestive for tenosynovitis what is the treatment?

Rest: Tendonitis is treated by relative rest (cease from all activities that give pain), physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, alleve). Sometimes immobilization is neede in a cast or boot. A cortisone shot if often helpful, but cannot be done in some areas of tendonitis. ...Read more

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What is the best prescription for hi grade partial undersurface tear of distal supraspinatus tendon?

Arthroscopic eval: A high-grade tear of the rotator cuff acts like a full-thickness tear, although there are still some intact fibers. Injections and therapy may provide temporary relief of pain at night and with activities. The most effective may to achieve long-term pain relief and improved function is with shoulder arthroscopy. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you treat a tear of the scapholunate ligament and central tear of the triangular fibrocartliage?

How can you treat a tear of the scapholunate ligament and central tear of the triangular fibrocartliage?

Two different cures: Central tears of the TFCC are treated with arthroscopic debridement as the central portion does not have adequate blood flow to heal. The S-L ligament sometimes responds to arthroscopically guided percutaneous pinning, often requires repairer reconstruction to include dorsal capsulodesis. Seek care with board certified hand surgeon ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a flexor hallucis longus tendon injury?

FHL: Tendonitis usually has pain to tendon and on rom of hallux with some get sesmoiditis along wrk it. Swelling may be present. Use rest, ice, compression and elevation and taks some nsaids . If persists see podiatrist in area. ...Read more

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Is a tear of the anterior talofibular ligament bad?

Sprain: This ligament is the most common injured with a routine ankle sprain. Most will heal with rest, or immobilization. More severe injuries may require additional treatment. ...Read more

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Pls explain what marked thickening of meniscofemoral fibres of MCL means and arcuate and popliteofibular ligament injury wit oedematous thickening ta.

Pls explain what marked thickening of meniscofemoral fibres of MCL means and arcuate and popliteofibular ligament injury wit oedematous thickening ta.

Possible tear: I assume this is based on an MRI test. I am impressed with how specific the description is. High quality mri. Basicly it shows that there has been an injury to the inside and outside/back aspect of the knee ligaments. This indicates a significant stretch or possibly a tear of the ligaments that stabilize the knee cartilage. There may be some instablitiy of the knee as well. ...Read more

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Will i need foot surgery for focal longitudinal split tear of the peroneus longus tendon, tenosynovitis of the flexor tendons, or a non visualized atf?

MAYBE: For the flexor tenosynovitis, no; PT, rest w/ a boot, NSAID's may help. "Non-visualized ATF?" I would have to see you clinically. Do you have an unstable ankle? "Split PL tendon"-I would start w/ a boot or brace, maybe PT. If it does not get better and it hurts, may need repair. Good luck! Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What does enthesopathy of the calcaneus at the insertion of the planter aponeurosis and achilles tendon mean?

What does enthesopathy of the calcaneus at the insertion of the planter aponeurosis and achilles tendon mean?

Inflammation: Enthesopathies is typically associated with inflammation or a calcium deposit where a tendon inserts or connects to the a bone. Achilles enthesopathies can be seen as part of other arthritic conditions such as Ankylosing Spondylitis or psoriatic arthritis. It could also could be a localized issue such as plantar fasciitis which is inflammation of tissue and tendons of the bottom of the foot ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for peroneus longus tendon tear?

What is the best treatment for peroneus longus tendon tear?

Extent of tear?: The vast majority of partial tears are initially treated with immobilization using a splint for 2-4 weeks with possible therapy. If the tear is complete or persistently symptomatic after non-surgical treatment, surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ganglion cyst of anterior cruciate ligament?

What is the treatment for ganglion cyst of anterior cruciate ligament?

Surgery: If symptomatic, growing bigger and restricting range of motion then surgery is the answer. After surgery, there will be a period of wearing a knee immobilizer, then some physical therapy. ...Read more

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Following is the MRI report of my right knee, 1.Partial tear of acl 2.Moderate joint effusion 3.Tear of popliteofibular ligament. Natural cure ?

Following is the MRI report of my right knee, 

1.Partial tear of acl
2.Moderate joint effusion
3.Tear of popliteofibular ligament.

Natural cure ?

Not likely: Ligaments have poor vascular supply, so the likelihood of complete healing after an injury is low. The acl tear could scar somewhat, but injury to the latter represents damage to one of the posterolateral corner structures which is an important stabilizer to the knee and which could predispose to further knee damage. ...Read more

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How grade 2 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus of knee can be curede cured?

How grade 2 tear of posterior horn of medial meniscus of knee can be curede cured?

Let me explain: There 2 methods to fix torn meniscus. 1-repair the torn meniscus by suturing if that possible . 2- remove the torn part out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of flexor hallucis longus tendon injury?

What are the symptoms of flexor hallucis longus tendon injury?

Torn or inflamed?: If torn it will not flex & stays in a somewhat extended position. It also causes a limp since it is involved in push off. Hurts when it happens & may have some calf cramping, but pain goes away fairly fast. If inflamed it hurts in gait push off, u may deal & hear it squeaking. All attempt 2flex is painfull. Torn = surgical, inflamed= activity modification nsaids, ice rest ? Pt also. ...Read more

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Can a 11 month insubstance tear in central insertional fibres of the distal Archilles tendon heal without surgery?

Can a 11 month insubstance tear in central insertional fibres of the distal Archilles tendon heal without surgery?

Partial tears might: If it is a complete tear, no. If it is a partial tear, there is a chance that it might heal without surgery. A medical boot that limits movement of the Achilles tendon , one that immobilizes the ankle, would certainly be needed. ...Read more