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Treatments For Bending
I hit my head hard against the corner of an open kitchen cabinet door, do I need to seek medical treatment? Hi, about half an hour ago i was bending down beneath an open kitchen cabinet door, and when i stood back up, i hit my head with a pretty good amou
I am experiencing stiffness in my knees when bending the dr said have a tear in the meniscus. Does this require a special treatment?
How do I treat a cut that is under my pinky toe near the bending area? It seems to be just a cut but is painful while walking. Treatment suggestion
Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recently developed numb back pain that spikes when bending. Visit to a chiropractor says it's compression. What are my treatment options?
See a Spinal surgeon: And get investigated to get a proper diagnosis made. He'll be doing xrays, mri/ct scans to make the diagnosis. Then start treating you with non operative measures with pain meds, pt, tens unit, back strengthening exercises. If no response or still getting worse, with developing neuro symptoms/signs, then surgery for decompressing the nerve by discectomy or relieving the stenosis would be advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ganglion right below my thumb causing pain when bending palm or when performing any movements. Could you suggest any treatment. Thank you?
See a surgeon: Ganglion cysts can be very bothersome but are usually easily treated with excellent results. You should see a qualified general or hand surgeon as soon as possible. Some cysts can be managed successfully by a simple aspiration in the office but many will require excision. That can almost always be accomplished under local anesthesia with or without sedation on an outpatient basis. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I strained my low back, bending down to put gtoceries into a low cart. Normally I have some back strain, but never this bad (pain). No other trauma. What is best treatment for the first few days?
My L knee is hurting and swollen. sharp pain on side. when bending it hurts. been doing rice treatments. it hurts to walk to. what can i do.
How, When and Why...: Provide a little more history as to how and when this started. Talk to a Healthtap concierge orthopedic surgeon for an assessment. ...Read more
Terrible pain and difficulty bending knee. Mri revealed a moderate sized polpliteal cyst and small joint effusion. What's the best treatment?
Constant popping upper spine w/ bending foward and deep breaths. Exercise, p-therapy w/ no change. Mri negative. Ortho doesn't know. Came after illnes?
Neurology exam: Sharp, shooting pains on bending and deep breathing may be due to pinched nerves near the upper spine. A neurologist may be able to find the problematic area. ...Read more
Im 22 but have severe pain in only my left knee, standing, sitting, or bending. Knee clicks when I rotate it, no swelling.Any physical therapy ideas?
Knee pain: The fact that you have no swelling is an excellent sign that therapy should improve your clinical course. That said, i would have an MRI to ensure that you have no articular cartilage disorder (e.g. Ocd lesion) and/or meniscal tear. You are most probably experiencing a patellofemoral disorder and possibly a medial plica band syndrome. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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Two ways: Non surgical: most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits. Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy). Surgical: surgical removal of hemorrhoids. Some we mix both methods. ...Read more