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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Thoughts with regard to applying darwinian medicine (e.G., no nsaids) to minor injuries (sprains, contusions, and broken fings./toes)?

Thoughts with regard to applying darwinian medicine (e.G., no nsaids) to minor injuries (sprains, contusions, and broken fings./toes)?

Fever in 5 month bab: You can give tylenol (acetaminophen) drops 0.4 ml and can be repeated if needed every 4 hours.If fever persists then the baby needs to be checked by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Who diagnoses and treats thoracic outlook syndrome? Have more rounded shoulders, cspine straight and reversed due to injuries not healing.

Who diagnoses and treats thoracic outlook syndrome? Have more rounded shoulders, cspine straight and reversed due to injuries not healing.

Vascular or thoracic: Initial confirmation of diagnosis cervical ribs or bands unusual muscle hypertrophy physical therapy possibly first rib resection and muscle release to decompress nerve, artery or vein. ...Read more

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Suffering from rsi injuries including chronic tendonitis of multiple fingers and shoulder blade trigger points.Even after 4 months therapy, healing is too slow/weak muscles. Any blood tests recommend?

Suffering from rsi injuries including chronic tendonitis of multiple fingers and shoulder blade trigger points.Even after 4 months therapy, healing is too slow/weak muscles. Any blood tests recommend?

Chronic pain: Vitamin d, vitamins b1.6, 12 are very important for pain trigger points, joint pain. S ed. Rate, aso titer, sjogren syndrome. , lime disease, anca, hormones, like but not limited to gh, testosterone, others, all vitamis, .Including e, a, , aminoacids, cortisol, diodine, dhea............. ...Read more

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Why are syndesmotic ankle injuries associated with an avulsion fracture of fibula Misdiagnosed by many doctors?

Why are syndesmotic ankle injuries associated with an avulsion fracture of fibula Misdiagnosed by many doctors?

The avulsion frag...: ...may B very small, & oblique x-rays often needed 2 C them. The injury is quite traumatic & should B suspected after just the exam. If the syndesmosis is minimal, tress films need 2 B done. By many docs R they ortho or ER docs. Most orthopedic surgeons don't miss them. If only the anterior inferior tib/fib is torn, the spred is minimal unless it is stressed. . ...Read more

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Recover and rehabilitation for Ulnar claw and apparently Ulnar Nerve Entrapment due to heavy weight-lifting, tennis and CFT?

Recover and rehabilitation for Ulnar claw and apparently Ulnar Nerve Entrapment due to heavy weight-lifting, tennis and CFT?

Please restate : your question. Did you have a surgical repair ? It isn't clear from your question. If you have entrapment, surgery is often required to move the nerve out of the way. Often the pinky and ring fingers are affected and notable weakness in the affected hand. ...Read more

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Can someone explain connective tissue disorders? I'm hypermobile in most of my joints and my shoulder dislocate and sublux regularly. I need help!

Can someone explain connective tissue disorders?  I'm hypermobile in most of my joints and my shoulder dislocate and sublux regularly.  I need help!

You need diagnosis: Connective tissue disease may or may not apply to you. Hypermobility like you describe could be a sign of a disease such as ehlos danlos syndrome, marfans syndrome, benign hypermobility syndrome. You should see a doctor who deals with these disorders to determine if there is anything to be concerned about. The primary treatment for the most common causes of your symptoms is physical therapy. ...Read more

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What physical therapy techniques are used in ankle injuries?

What physical therapy techniques are used in ankle injuries?

Many: Ice and elevation is paramount. Then rest, compression and crutches. Following this, gentle stretching, and proprioception exercises are used. Good taping and strapping are improtant. Proper immobilizaiton will be use. Other modalities may be used but these are the main ones. ...Read more

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How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

How many jammed fingers or finger injuries visits occur annually to e.R.'s, from sports activities?

Lots: Lots but not enough. All jammed fingers should have an x-ray and a good examination. There is often fractures or ligament injuries that are not obvious to the lay persons eye. Delay in treatment ca lead to poor outcomes. ...Read more

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Long history with tendonitis. Wrists, elbows, shoulders, hip, and ankles affected. Calcified in both rotator cuffs. Can there be a global cause?

Long history with tendonitis. Wrists, elbows, shoulders, hip, and ankles affected. Calcified in both rotator cuffs. Can there be a global cause?

Tendinitis: Tendinitis and bursitis are conditions known as soft tissue rheumatic syndrome. Conditions, related to tendinitis or bursitis could be: overuse or injury of the joints, rheumatoid arthritis,thyroid disease, gout, kidney diseases. Sometimes, statins and fluoroquinolone antibiotics can cause tendinitis or tendon rupture. ...Read more

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Are carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive strain injury the same?

No!: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a constellation of symptoms (pain, numbness, weakness) associated with compression of the median nerve at the level of the wrist. Repetitive strain injury is an inclusive diagnosis to describe injury to musculoskeletal tissues due to repeated motions over extended periods of time (e.g., assembly line work or excessive gaming). Rsi can lead to cts, but most cts is not rsi. ...Read more

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Chronic whiplash injury and luq has malfunctioned. Brachial plexus triggers nerve symptoms but nerves not injured. Starting rehab. Healing possible?

Get diagnosis first: Be efficient, and get answers as to why your injury did not fully heal. Not uncommon is an injury to the brachial plexus from shoulder strap, with eventual scarring, called thoracic outlet syndrome. Therapy does help, but is a specific approach, such as felderkreis work. Both EMG and ultrasound studies could pin down precise mechanism. If you have tos, about 85% success with conservative rx. ...Read more

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Can hand and fingers be affected from shoulder subluxation?

Can hand and fingers be affected from shoulder subluxation?

Yes: Straining muscles involved with typing by keeping them in wrong position instead of relaxed hands and wrist cocked slightly at wrist, and not 29 inches off the ground sitting on a proper chair. Or it may not be the typing. Doofus u have any heart disease? Always keep open mind about what is going on. A good diagnostician is constantly doing this as she/he heard the story. ...Read more

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Can wrist exercises help prevent carpal tunnel and other wrist conditions?

Can wrist exercises help prevent carpal tunnel and other wrist conditions?

Not exercise per se: There are certain forms of therapy that can aid in preventing and treating carpal tunnel, but generally not exercise. In fact, for the most part it is important to avoid "overuse" or "repetitive trauma" to the wrist and underlying median nerve which happens with repeated or prolonged flexion of the wrist. But, various forms of deep massage at the volar wrist may be of some help along with... ...Read more

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Can ADHD meds cause nerve damage? Ie numbness in fingers and joints, neck/shoulder tenseness, crippling sciatic nerve pain. Are these all related?

Can ADHD meds cause nerve damage? Ie numbness in fingers and joints, neck/shoulder tenseness, crippling sciatic nerve pain. Are these all related?

No. Stimulants can : Constrict blood vesselsraise blood pressure (usually by 5-6 mm hg) & ? pulse (usually by 5-6 beats/minute), but they don't cause impingement of nerve roots with numbness, tingling & pain in the areas served by specific nerves. See your primary care to initiate evaluation for the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Rheumatologist or orthopedic- if have acquired hypermobility in some joints thru dance or gymnastics can hypermobility spread to other joints?

Rheumatologist or orthopedic- if have acquired hypermobility in some joints thru dance or gymnastics can hypermobility spread to other joints?

Joint hypermobility: Would see orthopedist or physical medicine physician. Hypermobility can be from connective tissue elasticity changes such as seen in ehlers danlos disease or acquired joint space problems such as osteoarthritis. A physical evaluation should help you establish the cause of your hypermobility. Suggestions for joint protection through exercise and activity can then be recommended. ...Read more

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Can overall joint pain, "double jointedness", and TMJ pain/clicking be from some sort of arthritis or other joint disorder?

Can overall joint pain, "double jointedness", and TMJ pain/clicking be from some sort of arthritis or other joint disorder?

Yes, need exam: Arthritis, injuries and other diseases that effect joint can also occur in the jaw joint. The lax ligaments that cause double jointedness can occur in the jaw, especially in women. You should see a dentist who is well trained in treating TMJ disorders for a complete evaluation and treatment. Joint dysfunction is progressive so treatment should start at your age, not wait until severe pain. ...Read more

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Multiple shoulder dislocations and inherent ligament laxity. Physical therapy for a year, but still sublaxating. Surgery or prolotherapy?

Multiple shoulder dislocations and inherent ligament laxity.  Physical therapy for a year, but still sublaxating.  Surgery or prolotherapy?

Surgery: I would go with the surgery at this point. Your main concern is lack of stability which drives your pain. Once your shoulders are stable, there will be a lot easier to control pain, which would be the main reason for prolotherapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Osteopaths (Definition)

Osteopaths are medical doctors (DO) trained under the philosophy and system of alternative medical practice ...Read more