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Treatment for scapulothoracic fibromyocitis?

Treatment for scapulothoracic fibromyocitis?

Physical therapy/med: This is sometimes also called "soft tissue rheumatism" or fibromyalgia if the problem is wide spread. Physical therapy may be helpful. Remember that age 61 other problems such as bursitis or tendonitis or arthritis might also be present. Common things are common! ...Read more

Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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What treatments have worked for prostatitis?

What treatments have worked for prostatitis?

Proststitis: Antibiotics are the standard of care for prostatitis. Other treatments include anti inflammatory agents fluids sitz baths ...Read more

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Can chinese medicine for chronic prostatitis work?

Can chinese medicine for chronic prostatitis work?

Prostatitis: There are chinese formulas for prostatitis but i've had a better clinical response from a western natural supplement formula called prostathera. This is available through natural and conventional docs. ...Read more

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What physiotherapy modalities are recommended for Achilles tendinopathy ?

What physiotherapy modalities are recommended for Achilles tendinopathy ?

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 more

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Should I seek massage therapy for spinal arthritis?

Should I seek massage therapy for spinal arthritis?

Not recommended: Massage therapy is not going to significantly improve pain in spinal arthritis. It may provide temporary relief (minutes to hours) of the pain. ...Read more

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Treatment suggestions for incontinence after prostatectomy and radiation.

Treatment suggestions for incontinence after prostatectomy and radiation.

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

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I have a C5 herniation. What is the recommended treatment for pain management? Surgery? Chiropractor? Physical therapy?

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 more

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Is Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for two weeks useful for non specific urethritis/UTIs/Epididymitis? I now have epididymitis following initial penile irritation left untreat

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

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Chiropractors, massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy - which is the best treatment for back pain?

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 more

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What cna be done for pain for ankylosing spondylitis?

What cna be done for pain for  ankylosing spondylitis?

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

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Does amoxicillin work for prostatitis?

Does amoxicillin work for prostatitis?

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

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What's the best treatment for chronic prostatitis?

What's the best treatment for chronic prostatitis?

Physical therapy: Depends on the cause. If you are having classic non-infected chronic prostatitis, believe it or not, pelvic floor physical therapy works wonders. I have had excellent results with my patients and almost all have an improvement in pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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Is physiotherapy necessary for one who exercises?

Is physiotherapy necessary for one who exercises?

See a personal: Trainer if you need help with exercise. If you have a medical condition such as pain, decreased range of motion or weakness then see a physiotherapist. ...Read more

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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

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Can I apply for disability for interstitial cystitis?

Can I apply for disability for interstitial cystitis?

IC: It is very difficult to qualify for disability for interstitial cystitis. Any disease which is poorly understood, has no definitive diagnostic test and has no effective treatment is going to be difficult can get qualified for disability . ...Read more

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Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

Physical therapy for groin syndrome?

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

Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Physical Therapy (Definition)

Physical therapy can provide back exercises to relieve tension on discs and nerves in the back in order ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Physiotherapy (Definition)

Physiotherapy programs, or physical therapy, work to improve movement capacity in those recovering ...Read more