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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
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 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
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
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
I had achillis tendonitis 8 months ago and have a small bump on my achillis tendon that bothers me a lot. Is this a bone spur or calsium deposit ?
Not likely: Large bones are not uncommon, are not painful and are not at all serious. ...Read more
Pain and swelling: associated with a bone spur, or a arthritic joint may feel better with conservative methods such as Pt , ot, nsiads, ice for overuse, warmth for stiffness, splints for excessive force causing pain etc, but of course no one of these methods will alter the bone or joint. Much of the "treatment: for joint arthritis, bone spurs etc is palliative and we treat symptoms "help" comes w symptom reduction ...Read more
Had surgery to remove bone spur from elbow and repaired tricep tendon at insertion point of elbow. What is the recovery timeline?
Bone Spur: Recovery is based on the amount of work needed to repair your bone spur. Full recovery following surgery can take anywhere from one to six months. Most patients resume activities within several weeks. ...Read more
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
Can anything be done for bone spurs on the knee cap? I have a large one on my L knee where I had a tendon release surgery done 7 yrs ago.
I had a bad foot sprain leading to formation of a bone spur that grew into one of my tendons causing pain/snapping. Had it removed. Could it return?
Maybe: I'm not certain we have all of the information but it sounds like this could possibly occur again depending on what the clinical setting is. Your physician knows more about your total case he or she would be the best person to discuss this question with ...Read more
10 weeks post-op left Achilles tendon surgery. I had tendonitis and heel bone spurs removed. And i still have pain and swelling. Is this normal?
Yes in jointfracture: Bone spurs usually arise in responses to wear and tear over time and is a hallmark of arthritis. Patients with fractures involving the articular surfaces are more prone to develop arthritis at an earlier age in those joints than in a non-injured joint. Bone spurs can also develop at tendon and ligament insertions into bones. See a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer