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I am not sure: What is meant by the abbreviation "physio". However, if you no longer wish to see a medical provider of any type - I would tell them upfront. ...Read more
Had medial epicondylitis for 3 month, had physio was getting better but now it's started to get worse again. What should I do?
Get to an: Orthopedic surgeon. Oral and topical anti inflammatory agents could help. Also speak with your PT for exercise, stimulation, and activities to avoid. ...Read more
I have a slight tear in my rotator cuff & have been treating with physio for the last few weeks, seems to get better, then I have a bad day?
Tear: Repair completely takes 4 to 6 weeks an d the discomfort often lasts longer. Have patience. Good Luck ...Read more
Yes: Just wait a few days and start slowly to see how it feels. ...Read more
Pain limited: Let the pain dictate when to stop exercising. ...Read more
Yes, that approach often provides symptomatic relief and return of function.
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Do I need physio for a pinched sciatic nerve or will exercise and medication bring relief and actually release the nerve?
Iv got a 3.5 CM grade 2 tear of my soleus with a full time physio how long can I expect to be back in full competition cheers?
This is a significant injury. I would expect that you will be non weight bearing on that foot and leg for a least 6 - 8 weeks
physical therapy would be vital during that time.
A return to "full competions" would require to type of competion. If running and jumping were involved, I would estimate a minimum of three months off competion. ...Read more
Our physio says someone with "Chronic Overbreathing" won't get bad symptoms until they try to slow their breathing down. Is this true?
Chronic Over-breathi: Weird DX. That is the pathology not reducing to normal 16-18 or so breaths per minute. Hyperventilation (over breathing) reduces you blood CO2 and reduces the acidity in the blood causing nerve conduction problems, dizziness and even fainting. Someone has the wrong idea. ...Read more
Had medial epicondylitis for 3 month, had physio was getting better but now it's started to get worse again. Not sure if my doctors will help me?
REST REST REST: REST = avoidance of anything and EVERYthing that aggravates it - "you can put out a fire by adding more wood to it". ... once the soreness is under control, healing may take another 4-8 weeks - I know sounds impossible but it is the only true way to get this to heal ...Read more
If a sprain is slow to heal and gets resprained, is there going to be permanent damage or is it possible to reverse all damage with time and physio?
My back neck has been hurting for a year. I can hear cracking noise when stretching. Got better after seeing a physio, but hurting again. Suggestion?
Have medial epicondylitis for past 6 weeks, having physio. I work in a nursery am wondering go much I should be doing eg lifting kids and nappies etc?
Rest it: If it is not getting better then you are probably doing too much lifting. I had the same thing and it took months to heal. Not till I stopped lifting much of anything with my hand facing down did it get better. Be patient and give it as much rest as you can and give it time. Good luck. ...Read more
I’ve have a for the first time a simple rotary cuff injury that was x-rayed & said it is just an inflamed injury, the doc decided physio wasn’t requir?
If you have inflammation in the rotator cuff
or tendonitis, you most likely won't need surgery
you can probably calm down your symptoms with rest, ice, nsaid, cortisone and/or physical therapy
if you have a tear, you are most likely to require surgical treatment if you are symptomatic. ...Read more
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