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Sagging Skin Treatment Triceps
Diagnosed, triceps tendon has pulled a bit of bone off the olecranon process. Where do I go from here treatment wise?
Orthopedic surgeon: Triceps tendon ruptures or avulsions from the olecranon process require operative repair to restore elbow flexion strength. The repair is more successful if done acutely. ...Read more
I had elbow pain so had it X-rayed and the report says I have a tricep enthesophyte, is surgery the best/only treatment? Is triceptrupture a concern?
No: This is an X-ray finding. It is not unusual. This rarely leds to problems ...Read more
Fasciculation: Most of the time a muscle "twitch" (or fasciculation) is totally normal. However, it can be a sign of nerve disease (lower motor neuron disease). If there was a nerve disease, i would also expect to have some evidence of sensory or strength loss on exam (and in the patient's list of complaints). Additionally i would expect reflexes to be reduced or absent. Without these, it is probably normal. ...Read more
Calcific tendonitis measuring 4x1 mm involving the olecranon insertional fibers of tricep tendons. Will this heal? Risks? Advice? Treatment? Thanks
Varies: When a tendon has chronic or multiple of episodes of inflammation and/or injury, calcifications can develop. At 4x1 mm they are extremely small. They don't really heal. One way to look it is they are really just a symptom of of chronically irritated tendon. Treatment involves addressing the cause of the tendinitis. ...Read more
Injection, and therapy not working, right arm struggles with a 5lbs tricep extension and neck feels so weak like my head wants to fall off any suggest?
Are you speaking: about your low back or about your neck? Was your injection in your back or in your neck? Your arm weakness is due to possible nerve irritation at the level of your neck. If your neck has not been evaluated, you may want this done first. Your low back will only cause pain into the low back and legs. ...Read more
What are ways to treat hidradentitis supparativa, as far as getting skin treatment to remove scarring?
Solar damaged skin: Solar damage facial: apply 10 mashed blueberries mixed with 1 tbsp plain yogurt to skin x 15”. Rinse. ...Read more
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