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Remedies For Burning Ankle Pain After Vascular Surgery
What causes numbness and tingling in the leg and foot after having arthroscopic knee surgery? I just had knee surgery May 12 a lot of swelling
Varies : There are a number of potential causes. Among the more common are: related to the use of a tourniquet around the time of surgery, related to the peroneal nerve at the fibular head, or even a sciatica from the back among numerous other pisdibilities. I would make sure your surgeon is aware and follow their recommendations. ...Read more
What can I do for bunion pain management, surgery not an option. I ice before and after dance., spacers cause more pain. Pain worst when squatting. ?
Feel like Dancing ?: The key word in your question is dance. Dancing and bunion deformities just do not seem to go together without problems. You can certainly try the usual modalities that may offer some temporary relief at best. These include, but are not limited to, ice, ice/heat, NSAIDS(Motrin), topical gels(Zostrix) or even changing shoes. There has been some promising improvement of symptoms with Prolotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Compression or a brace for ankle tendonitis? Other home care treatments? Swelling & pain. Thank you!
What surgical options are available for constant ankle pain, swelling, difficulties walking and difficulty sleeping? 1 surgery already no effect
Depends: Hard to offer specific surge rival choices without knowing the problem specifics. Scar tissue can be debrided, loose bodies removed, instability stabilized, and arthritis treated with joint resurfacing or fusion. Very broad range of options with very specific indications for each. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause severe pain 1yr after total knee replacement surgery?My mother has numbness in foot and knee. Sometimes swelling. Thanks
Varies: There are multiple possibilities, but one general way to look at it is either there is something wrong with the knee replacement surgery outcome, or your mother has another condition causing pain in that area. The most common "other" cause is a condition calked spinal stenosis, which is essentially a pinched nerve in the back that can cause leg pain and numbness. ...Read more
Why would a surgeon break an ankle and put pins/plates in it? What are methods of surgical pain relief for ankle when key hole surgery has failed?
Ankle surgery: If the ankle joint was injured previously, or if there is severe arthritis in the joint which cause a pseudo fusion, the surgeon may need to "break" the ankle joint to either completely fuse the joint or prepare the joint for an ankle replacement. Pain relief can be obtained with opioid pain medications, rest, ice, and elevation. ...Read more
I have chronic left knee swelling and pain (for 3 years!) after extensive testing diagnosis is synovitis. Any recommendations?
Injection or surgery: I'm assuming after 3 years you have tried pt and antiinflammatories. Draining the knee followed by a cortisone injection (assuming the fluid doesn't look infected) could help. If there is any suspicion for infection, hold off on the cortisone until the synovial fluid has been evaluated. Last resort is to see an ortho surgeon about a synovectomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How far out?: The answer to this question is dependent on how far out after initial surgery you are. Soon after surgery pain is not unusual, but the further you get in your recovery the pain should decrease. Xrays are very common for initial evaluation of pain post op. Further studies like CT or MRI may be necessary if more detail is needed. Physical therapy is very helpful for post op pain reduction. ...Read more
Neurologist referred me for surgery for cervical & lumbar spinal srenosis. Symptoms are numbness in fingers, feet and leg. Can surgery reliefve?
Stenosis: In this country surgery is considered the definitive care for stenosis especially for cervical stenosis. Conservative care is traction and possibly cervical epidural steroids. Ultimately, want to do something before stenosis causes problems that will not be reversed by the surgery. Problem is predicting who will get worse and how fast. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have CRPS after foot injury, surgery. Managing pain with Amitrityline-. Will I need it for life? What about nerve blocks?
Early Treatment.: Managing the pain is a critical component in the treatment of CPRS. There are other treatments that are often times highly effective, when used in conjunction with oral medications. These include early physical and rehab therapy as well as sympathetic nerve blocks. The earlier the treatment begins, the greater the chance of success. Most importantly, seek a doctor experienced in treating CRPS. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with a herniated disc after severe pain for only 8 days but doctors are recommending immediate surgery due to leg weakness-advice?
Mild CRPS after foot fracture and surgery. Symptoms- burning, throbbing pain, pitting edema, foot warm, red, red dots over foot. Options?
Define CRPs: CRP = C reactive Protein? This could be reflex dystrophy (complex regional pain syndrome). You need discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
What complications can there be after vascular bypass surgery with a graft. Surgery done 11/23/2016 and in horrendous pain almost numb feeling now.
I have lumbar disk hernia for 10 years, which causes back pain and discomfort in left leg, is surgery a first option?
No: Conservative treatment is recommended first , may include pt/anti inflam med/posture & ergonomics. Other options may include medications that target the nerve, ie, gabpentin/lyrica. Epidural steroid injections can be helpful as well esp.For the leg pain. Surgery may be an option if all else fails, and in urgent situations such as progressive leg weakness and/or loss of bowel or bladder control ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
CRPS after foot fx/surgery. Burning, throbbing pain, sensitivity a problem but fx still nonunion, painful. Starting CRPS treatment but what about fx?
Consult HT Orthoped: A painful non-union may require open reduction and fixation. Cigarette smoking and excessive alcohol intake increase risk of non-union. Fractures of the scaphoid and hamate bone are more prone to non-union and development of CRPS. The following medications may increase the risk of non-union: NSAIDS, Glucocorticoids, Quinolone antibiotics, Anticoagulants, Biphosphonates. ...Read more
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