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Physiotherapy For Prostatitis
May b Achilles bursa: There is a bursa lurking between the tendon & the calcaneus which can b inflamed & may b helped by a steroid injection, but one must b sure it is not the calcaneal attachment @ the distal end of the tendon.Then a steroid injection would b contraindicated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do epididymitis and prostatitis often go together with same medicine? Doctor gave levofloxacin 750mg for 1 week for treating prostatitis.
They can : It is quite possible that these are two parts of the same clinical process. ...Read more
See below: Depends on how long ago your surgery & radiation was. Also type: stress incontinence w/ normal voiding in b/w or total incontinence. Treatments include pelvic floor exercises, supportive care (avoid coffee, alcohol, spices), medications to increase bladder capacity & decrease frequency, neuromuscular electric stimulation, artificial sphincter, sling surgery. Best to discuss w/ urologist. ...Read more
I have a C5 herniation. What is the recommended treatment for pain management? Surgery? Chiropractor? Physical therapy?
Depends: Surgery maybe recommended if you are having weakness. If no true weakness conservative treatment with osteopathic manipulation, chiropractic manipulation, and/or physical therapy may all help. Often a short course of steroids may be appropriate. Other medications that may help include anti-inflammatories and medications such as neurontin, Lyrica (pregabalin) and flexeril. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for two weeks useful for non specific urethritis/UTIs/Epididymitis? I now have epididymitis following initial penile irritation left untreat
No- get evaluated.: Additional information such as your sexual history as well as a physical examination is important since: 1.You are an adult male with a genitourinary infection- this is unusual and requires further evaluation, 2. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) does not cover certain sexually transmitted diseases such a Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and others, and 3. Delay in diagnosis risks potential infertility in the future. ...Read more
Chiropractors, massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy - which is the best treatment for back pain?
All and none: Everything depends what is the cause for pain. If your family doctors rules out serious pathology, i.e. Fracture, cancer, infection, etc., then try acupuncture, pt, chiropractor, depending on your preferences. Stay away from motrin, alive, celebrex, (celecoxib) etc. There is no inflammation with back pain. Use of this type of drugs actually proven to delay healing in spite of "helping"(more like masking) pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medication and : Modalities as well as exercise. Lifestyle changes like weight control & not smoking are important. You should see a rheumatologist for getting the correct medication regimen for you & be guided through an exercises program for maintaining flexibility and correct posture. This may be initiated with physical therapy which can also provide for modalities like ultrasound and myofascial techniques. ...Read more
It can: Prostatitis is best treated with an antibiotic which penetrates well into this gland. They are trimethoprim/sulfa (septra/bactrim), quinolones(cipro/levoquin) and chloramphenicol. If the infecting organism is susceptible to t/s or a quinolone these would be the best choice. If for example the infecting organism is an enterococcus, resistant to those antibiotics, Amoxicillin would be the choice. ...Read more
After trying physical therapy, a chiropractor for 6 months, counseling, numerous non narcotic meds, is it time to seek treatment for chronic pain with?
Orgasm&ejaculation fails with tamsulosin followed by scrotal pain,any explanation/help plz? N.b: diagnosed with chronic prostatitis& on cyprofloxacin.
Here are some...: Diminishing and stopping ejaculation is one of known side effects from alpha-blockers like tamsulosin, which may happen few of its users but can improve urine flow. But scrotal pain may not be related with tamsulosin use, instead from others. More? Due to 400-letter limit, ask your doc or contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode of RQPWJC to reach me as needed. ...Read more
Deoends: Technically, there is not one syndrome called "groin syndrome." groin pain can result from adductor tendonitis, a sports hernia, an inguinal hernia, hip joint problems, osteitis pubis, pubic bone stress fractures & pelvic nerve problems...Just to name a few. Physical therapy can be helpful for tendonitis, some hip joint issues & sports hernias, but it's always best to get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more