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Repair Achromiaclavical Narrowing On Shoulder
Rest: A rotator cuff repair takes the torn end of the rotator cuff tendon and reattaches it to the bone with anchors and or sutures. The repair takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours. A period of rest after the surgery allows the tendon end to heal back to the bone. This can take between 6-12 weeks. Typically, you are given some rest, followed by gentle exercises for motion and strength. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shldr labrum tear spinal stenosis c6-7, mri ekg ct epis.no relief. which causing gtr pain.pain shldr blade along spine left arm to ring finger achy?
Cervical nerve : this would suggest irritation of a cervical nerve perhaps C6 or C7. Your neurologic evaluation should help clarify that. Since you're still having pain I would agree you need to have this reevaluated. These kind of symptoms could be for other reasons. Location of the shoulder blade to suggest some other issues as well. Ask your physician to have you see a neurologist. ...Read more
Just had arthroscopic hip surgery to repair torn labrum, cartilage damage and repair of cam impingement. What is the percentage of further surgery?
Having surgery for torn rotator cuff, rcr and impingment and cephlad migration of the humeral head. Can the do it arthroscopicly?
Depends: I am concerned from your question that you may have a large rotator cuff tear with some possible involvement of the nerve to the rotator cuff. The ability to repair all tears arthroscopically is based on the level of experience and skill of the surgeon. Ask your surgeon how many rotator cuff tears performed each year and what results are before proceeding. Learn more here: http://theshouldercent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infraspinatus tendonitis on left shoulder and type-3 acromion on right in MRI. Will shoulder compressions&supports help me? What about the acromion?
Therapy or surgery: If it is a mild tendonitis it may respond to ice, nsaids and rest.. Perhaps a cortisone injection or therapy will help If there is significant AC joint narrowing, you may ultimately need an AC decompression which you certainly should try to do before you get any significant tears in the rotator cuff ...Read more
Does position of elbow in the shoulder immobilizer after complete rc tear repair surgery always 90 degrees or dependent on what was done in rc repair?
Yes at about 90 deg-: Rees, as that is most easily the comfortable position in use by majority of us. One can get to bend ; extend easily from there, as one exercises to get full rom back once advised by your surgeon, after healing is completed. Do what you are advised! ...Read more
Rarely as most : Problems are treated without surgery unless the symptoms are related to a tumor, infection or unstable spine fracture or occasionally, a disc herniation. Most spine source pain is treated non operatively. However, not all pain in this area arises from the spine and could be from an ulcer or other referred source. So if it does not improve or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more
R. Scapula pain lying on back.Why? Started recently.Had biceps tenodesis & subacromial decompression in 2012 for biceps and labral tears after a fall
Need an exam: It's not possible to give you a diagnosis without examining you and reviewing your history. You won't be able to find the answer to your problem on the internet. Best advice is to see the orthopedic surgeon who operated on you or see your family physician. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am having spondilytis in my neck. Mri cervical spine: muscle spasm c4-5. Disk shows partial desiccation and tiny annulus tear with small protrusion?
Heavy neck pain continuous & on 03.03.2012 cervical laminectomy (c6-7) with disectomy.Mri 08-04-2013central and left paracentral disc herniation c6-7?
Neurosugery : In situations where there was a laminectomy and continued pain with new MRI findings you need to see a neurosurgeon. The doctor will confirm by exam and maybe nerve testing that your symptoms correlate to new MRI findings and then may recommend fusion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got discal clavical resection surgery w/ bicep tendon tear "slap repair" question is off an on i get sharp pains in back of my tricep/elbow. Normal?
Had arthroscopic rotator cuff, slap tear and a bicep tendodesis 2wk post op developed severe pain on top of shoulder after using op hand. What is it?
What kind of surgery is performed on a slap tear with torn bicep tendon, osteophytes, osteoarthritis & edema of bone marrow?
SLAP Surgery: The surgical technique most commonly used for repairing a slap injury is arthroscopy. During arthroscopy, your surgeon inserts a small camera, called an arthroscope, into your shoulder joint. The camera displays pictures on a television screen, and your surgeon uses these images to guide miniature surgical instruments. ...Read more
I have broad osteophyte complex w/ moderate foraminal stenosis in C6/7. Neck pain, esp. left shoulder & arm. Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root?
Can my neck/arm pain be a result of bankart repair shoulder surgery 2yrs ago? nerve pain from neck down left arm, started 6 months after surgery
Probably not: If you had a bankart repair and did well for 6 months and started having neck pain running down your left arm, it is more likely coming from a "pinched nerve" in your neck. Bankart repairs are done primarily for instability, so if you have not developed recurrent instability, it is probably not your shoulder, also shoulder problems do not typically cause pain running down the arm. Be seen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoulder rotator cuff injury 9 months ago. Tendonitis. Lump at tip of R shoulder blade size of quail egg. What is that?
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