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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Limited Elbow Extension

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What do people with limited knee bending require for mobility?

What do people with limited knee bending require for mobility?

Depends: How much limitation of rom? If one can accomodate for it, then nothing. If balance is bad may need cane, crutches, or walker. It depends upon the quad and ham strength, and the amount of deconditioning. ...Read more

Can't Straighten Elbow (Definition)

Limited elbow extension is a clinical finding in which the elbow cannot be straightened, often due to injury, nerve ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for limited elbow extensions?

What is the best treatment for limited elbow extensions?

Elbow extension: Find the cause. Check with your pcp or orthopedic surgeon, give good history, get good physical exam, consider imaging such as xray/mri. May be injury, synovitis, fracture, large muscle mass, tight capsules, etc. ...Read more

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Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.

Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.

NSAIDS are good: Analgesics but it may aggravate your abdominal discomfort and barrett's esophagus. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is less effective but worth a try and less hard on your stomach. Narcotic meds (codeine, morphine, hydro and oxycodone ) can be used for severe pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Is chiropractic treatment useful for treating tennis elbow?

Not Really: Adjusting the back does not help tennis elbow , at least in young people.If they are giving pt to the elbow, maybe. ...Read more

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What are cures or treatments for the pain and swelling from tennis elbow?

What are cures or treatments for the pain and swelling from tennis elbow?

Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, i recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery... http://drmarkgalland.com/category/elbow. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

Periostitis of os..: If inflammation causes the pain, it should be eliminated. The most common cause for heel specific pain is "periostitis of the os calcus, or heel bone. An appropriate cortisone should bring rapid relief. Then look for the causes. The family of spondyloarthopathies is most likely factorial the layman's term for heel pain is stone bruise." in reiter's syndrome, it was called "lover's heels!". ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure for tendonitis in the forearms and elbow?

Is there any permanent cure for tendonitis in the forearms and elbow?

Cure? No: Avoidance-yes. These typically are from repetitive use- so avoidance of the repetitive movements that aggravate the condition is the only sure way to avoid and thus potentially "cure" that type of problem... Best to you! thanks for the question! ...Read more

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Is there any marine treatment for "tennis elbow"?

Is there any marine treatment for "tennis elbow"?

Marine?: I am uncertain what youmean by marine. There is an exercise program that can help you. If your question is about water therapy I think an occupational therapist can help guide you in this program. ...Read more

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Confirmed ligament tear in my left knee. Using knee support. Please advice any medicines for faster recovery. No prominent pain luckily.

Confirmed ligament tear in my left knee. Using knee support. Please advice any medicines for faster recovery. No prominent pain luckily.

Which ligament?: Please provide more information; which ligament was torn? Mcl? Acl? There is no medicine that will help this heal but sometimes anti inflammatories are used initially to help with pain and inflammation. But if you have no pain i would not recommend taking any medication. Please provide more details. ...Read more

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Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ie. An off the shelf knee brace) and elevation. If the pain is present for more than 2 weeks it may warrant a visit to your local orthopaedist. ...Read more

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What are the alternative treatments available for heel and knee joint pain other than painkillers?

What are the alternative treatments available for heel and knee joint pain other than painkillers?

A couple: Antiinflammatories both oral and topical, msm, glucosamine, physical therapy, braces. Stretching of achilles tendon and plantar fascia for heel and quads and hamstrings for the knee. Accupunture is an option as well. ...Read more

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Are there specific exercises for neck arthritus?

Are there specific exercises for neck arthritus?

Neck arthritis: Gentle stretch of extension, flexion, lateral bend, lateral rotation, as well as shoulder shrugs. Watch your posture. ...Read more

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Which is the cure for tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

Which is the cure for tennis elbow and shoulder bone spur?

For bone spurs in: The shoulder, a joint replacement would be a cure, since it removes the arthritic bones ; restores function; for tennis elbow: there is no cure, but the symptoms can be controlled quite adequately, with pain meds, te strap, stretching exercises, massages, steroid ; prp (plasma rich platelets) injections or surgery if nothing helps. ...Read more

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Any advice on hw to relieve pain for tennis elbow excluding medication?

Any advice on hw to relieve pain for tennis elbow excluding medication?

Tennis elbow: Management includes locall ice, stretching, and counterforce bracing. Stretching done frequently with elbow fully extended and wrist flexed down. If pain persists, consider injection of steroid. Prp injections recently shown effective at reducing pain. ...Read more

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Treatment options for inflammation (bursitis) of right scapula, occasional cracking sound?

Treatment options for inflammation (bursitis) of right scapula, occasional cracking sound?

See details: If the cracking sound causes pain, it is unlikely to be bursitis. See an orthopedist. A rhomboid bursitis will resolve with a cortisone injection. ...Read more

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Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. need arm for work. ideas?

Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. need arm for work. ideas?

See TX doc: Acetominophen is not that strong for a fracture. You need to follow-up with the treating doc and for continuity of care, let them know your issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Any curable treatments for hip synovitis?

Any curable treatments for hip synovitis?

Anti-inflammatories: Start with oral antiinflammatory medications, such as aleve (naproxen) or advil. A steroid taper would be the next step, or an injection into the hip with a steroid medication could be performed. ...Read more