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Torn Tendon And Wrist Bone Spur
R arm/shoulder/neck pain ×7yrs. Hand is cold, fingers swollen. Surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. Zero pain relief. Where to go now?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Can a partially torn infraspinatus tendon, 2 bone spurs, and an inflamed subdeltoid bursa be causing my daily headaches?
Possibly: Pain in the shoulder area can cause a person to guard the area using the neck muscles as a backup. This tension in the neck can contribute to a person to experience more frequent tension headaches. ...Read more
It can be: Sometimes the prominence of the tendon over the wrist is normal and is not dangerous. Other times if the tendon is snapping over the bone especially after an injury on someone with arthritis this can lead to tendon problems. Evaluation by hand surgeon will help make a diagnosis and determine the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tiny hard knot in the side of my wrist. Not protruding,not growing, hard as a brick and stuck to the bone. Doesn't move. Will a brace help? Bone spur?
No: No, a brace would be unlikely to help with what you are describing. It could very well be a bone spur. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Surgery: Prob surg to remove the bone spur it is causing enough trouble. ...Read more
I have a bone spur on top of the patella? I know it will have to be removed, but I am worried about the patella tendon. How is this surgery performed?
Do not worry: A bone spur on top of the patella is a sign of chronic inflammation of the quadriceps tendon and may be seen in patients that sustain a quadriceps tendon rupture--most often men in their 40s and 50s. Most bone spurs rarely involve the joint and their presence alone does not warrant surgery. With physical activity, proper warm up and a cool down period that includes gentle stretching can help. ...Read more
Would bone spurs hurt 24/7? I have either those or a tendon problem. front of ankle only hurts to lunge/jump and KILLS to tumble on if I try even once
During surgery to remove a bone spur is it normal for the dr. to pull muscle back and split the tendon to get to the bone spur?
I have a bone spur in my wrist that is starting to tingle and hurt and has done this for a few days, do I need to go to the doctor?
Not necessarily.: Whatever's going on could have been irritated by recent trauma or repetitive movements (like typing). If it were me, i'd just ice it, try some anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen and see if it settles down. If there's any sign of worsening or infection (redness, increased pain or fever), make sure to see your doc then. ...Read more
I have a bone spur under my achilles' tendon and have developed synovitis around up my achilles' tendon. Burns and hurts. Can you help?
Ouch: First line of treatment is eccentric stretching of the achilles, anti-inflammatories, and modification of the heal counter of the shoe. If conservative treatment fails, then surgery is an option to remove the spur. ...Read more
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