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What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

Tendonitis and......: enthesopathy-fancy term for tendonitis. Specifically inflammation of the tendon at the bone attachment or the origin of the muscle in question. Origin is where muscle originates from or anchors to, so when it contacts it can move the joint (in this case the hip). Periostitis is inflammation of the periosteum, the outer fibrous covering of bone. Contains many nerves and vessels. Painful condition. ...Read more

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What is a good non-medical treatment for periostitis(shin splints)?

What is a  good non-medical treatment for periostitis(shin splints)?

PEMF: Pulse electromagnetic therapy works very well for periostitis. I had a personal injury due to trying to lift a microwave and scraped this on my shin. The induration and hematoma immediately got better with pemf but the induration lasted total of 10 days. In addition you might need cat's claw and essential fatty acids to relieve pain. Handheld pemf device is available from http://almagia.Com. ...Read more

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My xray shows periostitis of gluteal tuberosity. Is there a way to heal this? My legs have hurt for months. Please help

My xray shows periostitis of gluteal tuberosity. Is there a way to heal this? My legs have hurt for months. Please help

Bone pain : Periostitis implies either chronic inflammation or a bone infection, perhaps by the amount of pressure or friction you apply to that part of your hindquarters. If you know that much about what is going on with the bone, you should have gotten some feedback from the doc who ordered the x-Ray or scan. See an ortho ASAP for a treatment plan !! ...Read more

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My xray shows mild periostitis along gluteal tuberosity. Is this a sign of cancer? Is this what is causing pain? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

My xray shows mild periostitis along gluteal tuberosity. Is this a sign of cancer? Is this what is causing pain? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

Not a sign of cancer: Periostitis is just an inflammation of the outer lining of the bone. This could be due to just about anything although it is commonly associated with trauma, overuse or infection. Cancer usually produces much more overt signs and symptoms. Fibromyalgia does not produce periostitis. ...Read more

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What is a tibial osteotomy?

What is a tibial osteotomy?

Bone realignment.: It is a bony realignment procedure, used to unload the arthritic portion of your knee. It is a salvage procedure, to buy one time, before a knee replacement is needed. ...Read more

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What causes tibial hemimelia?

What causes tibial hemimelia?

It is genetic: Tibial hemimelia syndrome (affects both legs) is believed to be due to an autosomal dominant gene passed on from one of the parents, while unilateral tibial hemimelia only affects one limb, and is believed to be due to an autosomal recessive gene, passed on by both parents. It may also be a spontaneous gene mutation, in which neither parent passed on the gene, but it just developed spontaneously. ...Read more

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What is medial tibial stress syndrome?

What is medial tibial stress syndrome?

Vague term: This is used to describe a variety of possible underlying conditions such as stress fracture, periostitis, insertional tendonitis, muscle strain, etc. ...Read more

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I need exercises for a tibial plateau break?

I need exercises for a tibial plateau break?

Timing is everything: The simple answer is yes. If not operated on, pt with rom and quad strengthening will be initiated once your doctor feels it is stable. Following surgery, pr is frequently started earlier as long as the fracture is stable. Healing time usually is 3 to 4 months. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for an open wedge tibial osteotomy?

What is the recovery time for an open wedge tibial osteotomy?

Healing by 6-8 weeks: Newer osteotomy techniques and implants may allow for earlier weight bearing (in a locked hinged brace) than the historical standard of 6 weeks on crutches. Many are done as true outpatient surgery. Rehabilitation 2x weekly for 3 months is expected. Unlimited (nonimpact aerobic activity) usually OK by 3 months. Discuss your specific rehabilitation with your surgeon. ...Read more