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Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Treatment options for back injury? Thanks!

Need more info: Not all back injuries are created equal. What structures specifically? What therapeutic modalities have you undergone so far? ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with Trigonitis and offered surgery as treatment. Are thete other options for treatment? which is best? Thanks

I am diagnosed with Trigonitis and offered surgery as treatment. Are thete other options for treatment? which is best? Thanks

Yes: There are many causes for trigonitis. Surgery rarely treats any of them. Sometimes a surgery called cystoscopy is needed to look at the trigone and bladder to help determine the cause. Diet (avoiding caffeine and tomatoes,and carbonation), avoiding nicotine, and getting plenty of fluid intake are all helpful in controlling trigonitis. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

What treatments are available for a 15-year-old with severe talipes?

See a podiatrist: Assuming a clubfoot. A clubfoot is typically a structural deformity detected at birth and is treated. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist and having a complete foot examination which will assess both structure and function and determine what is available or necessary to correct. ...Read more

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What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

Severe problems: In general terms, the ones that cause problems with the function of the spinal cord and/or nerves. The spinal cord is the more serious. Pressure on the cord or nerves or abnormal movement (instability) that threatens them are reasons for surgery. Severe deformity can irritate them or cause severe pain or poor appearance. Severe pain may be a reason for invasive treatment, but not in all cases. ...Read more

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What treatment and/or bracing methods are used for a patient with Scoliosis? (26°)

What treatment and/or bracing methods are used for a patient with Scoliosis? (26°)

External brace: The initial treatment would be external bracing, if this does not help to correct the curvature, or it becomes worse despite the brace, surgery for stability may be necessary ...Read more

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Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Yes: An very acceptable non-surgical treatment of mild dysplasia is watchful waiting since most mild dysplasia will go away on its own. Discontinuation of smoking and birth control pills could also help. There is some possibility that anti-oxidants, like vitamin c and vitamin a, may be useful as well, but i would recommend moderation in use of supplements since high doses may have side effects. ...Read more

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What are the tests for possible delivery with shoulder dystocia?

What are the tests for possible delivery with shoulder dystocia?

There isn't one: It is generally impossible to tell beforehand if shoulder dystocia will occur. ...Read more

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Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Depends on patient: Multi-cervical unit (mcu) can help some patients. It would be best that you are evaluated by a physician who can determine if you would be candidate for this type of treatment. ...Read more

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Any physical therapy for a microcephaly child?how there lives can be improved?any treatment for them?send me some video for physical therapy

Any physical therapy for a microcephaly child?how there lives can be improved?any treatment for them?send me some video for physical therapy

A child with a head: size < 5th%ile for age + developmental delays needs evaluations for genetic & other medical causes by a pediatric neurologist & a developmental/ /behavioral pediatrician. Your state Early Intervention Program provides PT & other needed therapies from birth-3. If 3-5, call your school district's Child Find Team for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education. Apply for SSI & Medicaid funds. ...Read more

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Treatments for frozen shoulder? Are they permanent?

Treatment: Includes therapy, injections and sometimes surgery. Once it resolves, the shoulder should be fine. ...Read more

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What are available treatments for postpartum depression?

What are available treatments for postpartum depression?

Many Options: Depending on the severity here are options to consider talking with your obgyn and psychiatrist: 1) bright light therapy 2) psychotherapy 3) antidepressant drugs - some drugs, such as zoloft & paxil, (paroxetine) end up in very low concentrations (if at all) in breast milk. 4) transcranial magnetic stimulation (tms) is an outpatient treatment that uses an MRI strength magnet to stimulate the brain. 5) and more. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

Is there any permanent cure treatment for asthma for a child?

No: At the this time, with our present medical knowledge, there is no permanent cure for asthma. Asthma is an atopic disease where hypersensitivity develops in the lungs and can be triggered by many things. Treatment can be temporary or life-long and there is no way to predict whether someone will improve to where meds are not needed. ...Read more

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Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Are there safe medical and non-medical treatment options for muscle pain during pregnancy?

Tylenol, (acetaminophen) topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are also safe, which is considered very good news in the third trimester, when back and shoulder pain can really hurt! massage and, yes, heating pads are safe in pregnancy -- even a jacuzzi, as long as the temperature does not exceed that of a warm bath. ...Read more

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Can you provide me with common non-medical treatments for arthritis?

Can you provide me with common non-medical treatments for arthritis?

Several: Ice, activity modification, stretching, muscle strengthening, low impact exercise, nutritional inflammation reducers like tumeric, bromalain, msm, staying well hydrated, avoiding acidic food and beverages, reducing weight to name a few. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for stress with limited mobility?

What are effective treatments for stress with limited mobility?

Relaxation exercises: There are many relaxation exercises that you can learn to do that utilize cognitive skills to help you reduce anxiety. Keep regular schedule with eating and sleep and try to maintain a social network of friends and family for support. For many people a pet is a great source of stress reduction and comfort too. ...Read more

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What options exist for rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery?

What options exist for rehabilitation after shoulder replacement surgery?

Ask the surgeon: After just about any orthopedic surgery, the exact rehab protocol is directed by the surgeon. There are many factors that influence what should be done and when as well as what should not be done. The best person who can consider all those factors is the surgeon. This could be not more applicable to shoulder replacements. ...Read more

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Is there any reliable endoscopic surgical treatment for epidural fibrosis?

Is there any reliable endoscopic surgical treatment for epidural fibrosis?

Not affective : We used to do epiduroscopy but it was found to be ineffective. Sometimes scar tissue is removed if it is causing neurological dysfunction. Unfortunately, there is no cure yet for epidural scar tissue or fibrosis. ...Read more

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