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Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Every surgery is: Every surgery is major, those labar tear could be done by hole in the skin around the hip joint or some time need open surgery. The open surgery is more involved. ...Read more

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Is thoracic outlet syndrome surgery a major surgery?

Is thoracic outlet syndrome surgery a major surgery?

Yes: This is a relatively rare operation that should be done by someone with experience. Results are best when the compression is of an artery or vein, less good for nerve compression. Complications include failure of surgery, damage to nerves and blood vessels to arm, nerve to diaphragm or shoulder muscles and "pneumothorax" (air in the chest). Helpful for the right indications, EXPERIENCE IS KEY ...Read more

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Are AC separations/dislocation common shoulder injuries?

Are AC separations/dislocation common shoulder injuries?

AC injury: This is a very commonly injured part of the shoulder It is where your collar bone attached to the anterior portion of your shoulder blade. Most of the time the injury gets treated without surgery , but the progress should be moinitered by a shoulder specialist ...Read more

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Are there any major veins major artery or major nerves in the eyebrow ?

Are there any major veins major artery or major nerves in the eyebrow ?

No vessels, one nerv: The eyebrow is well supplied with small arteries and veins but there is no named or large artery at that site. The supraorbital nerve takes off medially (near the middle) and supplies the forehead on that side. Is that major? It is annoying if it loses sensation No motor nerves are in that area. ...Read more

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Is sacroiliac joint fusion surgery a major surgery?

Is sacroiliac joint fusion surgery a major surgery?

Safe but yes: The si joint fusion is only indicated for patients that have failed extensive conservative care and have been symptomatic for at least 6 months. It is a viable option but most patients will get better with appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Does a partially torn ACL require major surgery?

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Does a partially torn ACL require major surgery?

Depends: Partial acl tears needs to be tailored to your individual situation depending on age, activity level, and instability. Plus, 1) a complete acl does not always need surgery, 2) a partial acl may be completely stable or may be completely unstable, 3) an acl reconstruction can be a relatively minor surgery when performed well. I recommend asking a sports medicine orthopedist that earns your trust. ...Read more

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Does a hand tendon injury have major presenting symptoms?

Does a hand tendon injury have major presenting symptoms?

Loss of function: If a tendon is cut or ruptures, it can no longer straighten or bend the joint it is crossing. So if you lose the ability to bend or straighten a joint, there is a good chance you have a tendon injury. ...Read more

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Does a tear in shoulder always require surgery. Have chronic tendenitis of supraspinatus, acromioclavicular ostheoarthritis, tear of proximal supra?

Does a tear in shoulder always require surgery. Have chronic tendenitis of supraspinatus, acromioclavicular ostheoarthritis, tear of proximal supra?

NO: I would recommend a comprehensive physical therapy program in conjunction with avoidance of provacative activity, nsaids and possibly a corticosteroid injection. If this fails after several months then i would consider a surgical solution. ...Read more

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Mri of shoulder mild partial intrasubstance tearing of supra, infras and subsc tendon insertions". Tendinopathy of the intra-articular bicep tendon ?

Mri of shoulder mild partial intrasubstance tearing of supra, infras and subsc tendon insertions".  Tendinopathy of the intra-articular bicep tendon ?

Diagnosis?: Don't make the mistake of determining your treatment based on an MRI reading. If you don't already have a diagnosis that makes sense to you on an anatomic basis prior to the mri, consider a second opinion. For instance, the number of changes you describe may be because of chronic untreated instability. Learn more: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more

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Why is the suprasipatus muscle the most frequently involved muslce in rotator cuff injuries?

Why is the suprasipatus muscle the most frequently involved muslce in rotator cuff injuries?

Blood supply: The supraspinatus is most commonly torn for a couple of reasons. First, the tendon gets blood supply from attachment site on bone, and from muscle. Between these is a watershed area where blood supply is limited. Allows for more rapid tendon degradation. Next, it is subject to pathologic contact with the undersurface of the acromion, known as impingement. ...Read more

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MRI report"mild fraying&hyperintense signal alteration involving posterior-lateral bundle of left ACL with preserved ligamentous attachments"any harm?

MRI report"mild fraying&hyperintense signal alteration involving posterior-lateral bundle of left ACL with preserved ligamentous attachments"any harm?

It sounds: like a small partial tear or sprain of the anterior cruciate ligament, but difficult to evaluate without seeing the images. Talk to your doctor about next steps. ...Read more

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Sarcoid lesions in marrow of humeral head and neck.Small 4 mm tear of the anterior fibers of the supraspinatus tendon.Rest of rotor cuff ok.-surgery?

How much pain : Are you having? If you are in persistent pain and cannot use your shoulder or have night pain, typically the tear would be responsible and surgery might be indicated. Most docs have to see the MRI to determine need for surgery. If you have little pain and or are using the shoulder without too much problems you probably dont need surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm depressed fracture involving lateral tibial plateau, grade-iii tear involving anterior horn of lateral miniscus?

What to do if i'm depressed fracture involving lateral tibial plateau, grade-iii tear involving anterior horn of lateral miniscus?

Find activities: To engage in while you are laid up. Enjoy the company of others. And above all else, comply with your orthopedic surgeons directions. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the milder symptoms of a minor rotator cuff injury?

What are the milder symptoms of a minor rotator cuff injury?

Pain with activity: Mild rotator cuff injuries are associated with inflammation without structural damage. Most of the symptoms occur during shoulder activities, such as reaching, lifting and throwing. As symptoms progress, the shoulder becomes painful at rest and even at night. Ice, activity modification and nsaid's are early treatments. Physical therapy and oral/injectable steroids are used in severe cases. ...Read more

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Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

It sounds like there: is fluid in the joint which is distended. This in turn pushes up on the supraspinatus & deforms it or makes it bow upwards. @ the, level of its attachment @ the humoral head. Mod cart loss @ AC joint means there's arthritis there, or could also B from infection or inflammation. ...Read more