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Need Help With Dupuytrens Contracture
Dupuytrens treatment: whether it is surgery or collegians injection or aopneurotomy is designed to lessen a contracture of the finger . This is how it "helps" Many who have so called mild disease and even sone who have significant contracture do not have pain, or huge dysfunction for many tasks. So a lot depends upon whether one feels the contracture is limiting . It is important to understand the risks v benefits ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dupuytrens : Dupuytens is a progressive disorder that at this point does not have a cure but has very successful treatments. Traditionally treatment observed until contracture was severe and surgery was offered. Some new alternatives include needle aponeurotomy, limited fasciaotomy and xiaflex (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) or collagenase a site that offers new treatment updates is http://tinyurl.Com/b5mn7vg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
40/f with oa and psoriatic arthritis. Ice or heat on hands to help with pain? I see a rheumatologist but can an orthopedic surgeon help w/ hands?
Is it possible to obtain breast implants with EDS Hypermobility? What additional concerns or complications need to be addressed with the doctor?
Dx'd with oa in both cmc jts possibly from repetitive use. Painful and interferes with activities. Pcp advises ot. Will that really help and how?
Will elbow splinting help ulnar neuropathy? What kind of splint to look for? Who can provide guidance?
Ulnar neuropathy: Avoiding a flexed elbow is key. Splints are not well tolerated. Usually recommend a small volleyball knee pad placed with pad on front side of elbow while you sleep. This will be a gentle reminder during sleep to keep your elbow from flexing allowing the nerve to heal. Can also use during day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't recommend.: Marihuana has proven to benefit people with nausea and vomiting during cancer and chronic pain. It has only been approved in a few states as such. Even though it appears "natural" it has side effects and will show up during drugscreens for jobs etc . I don't recommend it for your health issues but you should discuss this with your primary care physician. ...Read more
You should exercise: If you don't stretch and exercise your knees will tend to become more stiff and week. Joint cartilage is nourished through the diffusion of nutrients and motion improves diffusion of nutrients. Try to stretch your hamstrings quads and calf muscles for a few minutes each day. You can stretch in a warm shower to improve your flexibility. ...Read more
2 carpal tunnel surgeries did not improve fingers numbness and tingling. Condition is deteriorating. Please share improvement options. Thank you.
I need help finding a medical doctor not a chiropractor, to help us brace and do physical therapy with our daughter vs jumping to surgery forscoliosis?
Does anyone out there have a good link to some information with advice with hand exercises wearing cast?
Ask your doc: You need to ask the doctor that put it on. He/she may actually not want you doing any excercises. ...Read more
Defect in tissue...: Ehlers–danlos syndrome (also known as "cutis hyperelastica") is an inherited tissue disorder caused by a defect in the body's synthesis of collagen. Collagen in connective tissue provided strength. In the skin, muscles, ligaments, blood vessels and organs, collagen plays a significant role and with increased elasticity they may not work right, leading to increased bruising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed with a dislocated extensor tendon(snapping tendon) foot.Doc recommended surgery. Will it get worse if untreated? Ortho or Podiatrist please
LIKE TO KNOW MORE: Is it the tendon to the big toe, or one of the lesser toes? Where on the foot does it dislocate? Injury? If a podiatrist, go to abfas.org, to find a board certified podiatrist in your area. ...Read more
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