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What is the best treatment for spondylolisthesis of the l 5 vertebrae?

What is the best treatment for spondylolisthesis of the l 5 vertebrae?

Varies: The treatment of spondylolisthesis is based upon the degree of problem a patient is having with it. Simple alternatives are medications, physical therapy, or simple activity restrictions. More involved options for severe case includes injection therapy or surgery. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

Vertebra (Definition)

Any of the bones that make up the vertebral column. Each vertebra contains an arched, hollow section through which the spinal cord passes. In humans, the vertebrae are divided into cervical, thoracic, and lumbar sections, and the sacrum and coccyx are both made up of a series of fused vertebrae. The vertebrae are separated ...Read more


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What medical treatment should I be looking for with Levoscoliosis and missing L5 vertebrae?

What medical treatment should I be looking for with Levoscoliosis and missing L5 vertebrae?

Medical Treatment?: You mean as in a pill or some medication to REVERSE the disease? There's nothing of a medicinal nature to cure levoscoliosis (curvature of the spine to the left) or a missing vertebrae. Efforts should be directed toward pain reduction or control and your doctor has probably prescribed along those lines. Is it SEVERE? If mild you may not need treatment. There are surgical approaches but not good. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a compression fracture in the t12 vertebrae?

What is the treatment for a compression fracture in the t12 vertebrae?

Options: Kyphoplasty- but you're too young
vertebroplasty- you're too young
brace- jewitt or tlso brace to allow healing and keep the spine aligned, prevent collapse. ...Read more

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Treatments for a slight compression fracture of L1 and t12 vertebra?

Treatments for a slight compression fracture of L1 and t12 vertebra?

Brace and Rest: Generally at your age unless you are on high dose steroid for any reason, you will most likely heal from these fractures quickly. If the pain persists longer than 1 month I would consider an evaluation from a spine specialist to discuss your options. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for a rotated vertebrae?

What are the best treatments for a rotated vertebrae?

Depends: That is a term that is used differently by various professionals. Physical therapists and chiropractors may use the term to imply that some type of manipulation or therapy is needed to "realign" the spine. In that case pt or chiropractic care might be used to manage your back pain. To an orthopedic surgeon, a true rotation of the vertebrae is seen predominantly in scoliosis and is so treated. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for degenerative disc diseases in 2nd, 4th, 5th vertebrae?

What are effective treatments for degenerative disc diseases in 2nd, 4th, 5th vertebrae?

Multiple: If no pain, don't worry about it otherwise: exercise, keep your weight down and do not smoke if you have that habit. Sometimes use of medication can be indicated ranging from over the counter to prescription ones. Getting a good night's sleep in a decent mattress can help. Some people like simple elastic back supports and inversion tables too. ...Read more

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I have done physical Theropy and Cyropractics for my levoscoliosis and missing L5 vertebrae and I'm still in pain. What should I look at for medical treatments?

I have done physical Theropy and Cyropractics for my levoscoliosis and missing L5 vertebrae and I'm still in pain. What should I look at for medical treatments?

An evaluation: It is time to see a Physician, either a primary care or a specialist in back problems. There are many good treatments depending on the exact source of your pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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I had shattered my spine over 15 years ago5 vertebrae, don't remember which ones middle of back. No physical therapy and am in constant pain-mri help?

I had shattered my spine over 15 years ago5 vertebrae, don't remember which ones middle of back. No physical therapy and am in constant pain-mri help?

Maybe but an MRI is: Not going to treat you so you need to see a specialist who can appropriately evaluate you & determine if any testing is indicated & initiate an appropriate course of treatment. This could be an orthopedic surgeon, neurosurgeon, physiatrist, neurologist or pain management specialist. In the interim, you can begin with trying to exercise regularly, stop smoking if you do & lose weight if needed. ...Read more

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My 4th vertebrae is slipping, I asked my doctor for a referral for MRI he insisted physical therapy but last couple weeks my left leg goes numb? Ideas

My 4th vertebrae is slipping, I asked my doctor for a referral for MRI he insisted physical therapy but last couple weeks my left leg goes numb? Ideas

See a specialist: By your question I am assuming you have had a plain x-ray showing changes at your 4 th lumbar vertebret since you can't see disks on plain x-rays I suspect you have something called sponsylolysthesis of mild severity. Have you discussed the new numbness with your doctor. If so you may need to see a pm&r doctor or neurologist for a more comprehensive exam to see if more studies are needed. ...Read more

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How can I calm nerves that are pinched in the back vertebrae. Any simple cure for that?

How can I calm nerves that are pinched in the back vertebrae. Any simple cure for that?

Generally pinched --: Nerves should be treated by being released surgically, as that will prevent long term problems from that nerve (s). Some time Braces are helpful for short term relief.
In my opinion All Pinched nerve Should be released to remove the cause of pinching, whether its a disc or spur of bones, or thick ligaments, or scar tissue, etc.
Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for "narrowing of the C5 & c6"vertebrae? . ..Or at least relief?

Is there a cure for "narrowing of the C5 & c6"vertebrae? . ..Or at least relief?

Yes: Two kinds of treatment, one conservative by medications and physical therapy. If it failed you could go to surgical treatment which usually they the vertebrae together so it will move. ...Read more

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I have a missing vertebra. What is the treatment options. My left leg goes numb.?

I have a missing vertebra. What is the treatment options. My left leg goes numb.?

Doctors can help...: A neurologist, neurosurgeon, and physiatrist (physical medicine) doctor can look to see what needs to be done. If born with a vertebral defect, and now getting nerve symptoms, the doctors may get an MRI scan to see the shapes and positions of the vertebrae and the discs between them. The doctors can look for compression of nerves coming out of the spine. They might try physical therapy first. ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives to vertebra fusion?

Are there any alternatives to vertebra fusion?

Depends on the prob: Depends on the problem. You generally want to save surgery as the last treatment. Then, if you have a pure disc problem, a disc replacement may be a good alternative to fusion. If you only have a nerve compression problem, a decompressive procedure may be best. Fusion is best for instability and arthritic pain. ...Read more

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One of my vertebra is pushed in! What should I do?

One of my vertebra is pushed in! What should I do?

Dose it bother you: If dose not bother you do not do any thing about it.
If dose bother go and see orthopedics spine specialist to find out what could be done about it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vertebra?

What is the definition or description of: vertebra?

We have 33 of them: Any of the bones that make up the vertebral column. Each vertebra contains an arched, hollow section through which the spinal cord passes. In humans, the vertebrae are divided into cervical, thoracic, and lumbar sections, and the sacrum and coccyx are both made up of a series of fused vertebrae. The vertebrae are separated by cartilaginous intervertebral disks. ...Read more

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Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Best treatment for sea dickmess?

Antihistamines: For sea sickness:
dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is the most commonly used one. Other are Diphenhydramine (benadryl) and meclizine.

In order to prevent sea sickness you need to take them before you start feeling sick, preferably before you get on a boat. Meclizine has less of a drowsiness effect, the rest may make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Treatment for multi objects vision?

Treatment for multi objects vision?

Polyopia: There are multiple causes for this and you need an eye exam to help reach a diagnosis. Sometimes neurology also has to be involved. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for cold?

What is the best treatment for cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10, 000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shock?

What is the best treatment for shock?

Find the cause.: Shock is a general term that refers to a condition where the body is trying desperately to maintain stability of normal vital signs, but failing. There are several major types of shock, depending on the reason for the condition. Trauma, infection, spinal cord injury, and cardiac failure are some of the more typical reasons. The best treatment differs for each category. ...Read more

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What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

What are the treatment of cloudy sight?

Depends: There are many causes for cloudy sight and the treatment depends upon what is the cause. Treatments include medication, surgery, eyeglasses, contact lenses and unfortunately, for a few conditions, no treatment. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out for you. V. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bug bits?

What is the best treatment for bug bits?

Prevention: Prevention is key in avoiding bug bites. The treatment is usually based on the type of bug involved and most of the time is symptomatic, ie: itching, pain, etc.
Would not suggest any topical or local treatment since this is already an area of inflammation. ...Read more

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Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Treatment for acidity in 15 months child?

Acid Reflux in Kids: I assume you mean diagnosed acid reflux disease? Read this==>http://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/reflux-infants-children. This is unusual in children and can be caused by a variety of causes that are not in play in adults, so that the treatments may be different. In addition, there is some controversy about decreasing acid production for the long term. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for purge overdose?

What is the treatment for purge overdose?

Pump the stomach: Patient is brought to treatment quickly after the overdose, the doctor may choose to “pump” the stomach, either by inducing vomiting with a medication or by giving the patient activated charcoal, which prevents the body from absorbing darvon. Activated charcoal is highly effective, reducing toxic absorption by up to 60%. Activated charcoal absorbs chemicals throughout the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

What is a treatment for trigenimal nerve?

Med/ surg.: If you mean trigeminal neuralgia, the most effective medicine I've found is carbamazepine. There are invasive procedures that can help if medication fails to control the pain. ...Read more

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Is there treatment for a rotator cup tear?

Is there treatment for a rotator cup tear?

Therapy vs repair: Not all rotator cuff tears are treated the same. Factors such as age of patient, age of the tear, size of tear, location of the tear, and most importantly the symptoms of the patient all help determine the best course of treatment. A trial of nonoperative management with therapy and perhaps an injection is the usual 1st line of treatment. Surgery may be indicated if nonoperative treatment fails. ...Read more

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How do I get a treatment as an ami patien?

How do I get a treatment as an ami patien?

Call 911: Ami (acute myocardial infarction) is an emergency. You would not want to be calling your friends or paging through the phone book volume are having a myocardial infarction. Every minute is important. The fastest way to get to the hospital emergency room quickly is to call 911. ...Read more

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What can I contribute to my own treatment?

What can I contribute to my own treatment?

Education: Educating yourself about treatment, its course, goals, medications used and participating fully in any rehabilitation is vital. It provides sense of control. Asking questions is another way to contribute to your own treatment just like the good question you've asked here. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for still's disease?

What is the treatment for still's disease?

Aspirin: Still's disease is a form of arthritis that is acute and may affect organs other than the joints. Its childhood counterpart is juvenile rheumatoid (idiopathic) arthritis. Aspirin & nsaid's are treatments to start with. Occasionally Prednisone or chemotherapeutic agents are used in severe cases. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000450.Htm. ...Read more

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What are my treatment options for achlasia?

What are my treatment options for achlasia?

Achalasia,: As you know, is a weakness of the peristaltic action of the esophagus propelling food into the stomach. Most cases can be treated satisfactorily with medications, usually calcium channel blockers, nitrates or vasodilators. Dilating the esophagus with an endoscope can also be done. The most difficult cases require surgery: myotomy which involves cutting the muscle. See a Gastroenterologist first. ...Read more