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Treatments For Frozen Shoulder Are They Permanent
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more
What are the surgical options for elbow tendonosis when other methods haven't worked, and are they successful?
Release: If the problem is at the lateral epicondyle than surgery usually involves release of the extensor muscle origin, an ostectomy of the cortical bone at the site of origin, removal of inflammatory degenerative scar and repair or reattachment. Be sure that collateral ligament injury is ruled out as well as injury to the radial humural joint to avoid inappropriate surgery. ...Read more
Try conservative 1st: A joint that is locked means the cartilage is dislocated. If the joint can be decompressed it may be possible to recapture (get it back in position). If not, surgery may be an answer, but use a conservative technique if possible (mitek anchor) and remember the joint did not go bad on it's own, so you still have to fix why it was dislocated in the first place or it will come back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest when it hurts: The most important treatment for any problem is to find the cause & eliminate it. Overuse injuries (typing, texting, manually labor intensive jobs) require rest & good preventive measures. Initially 'rice'; (rest ice, compress & elevate). Long term use high grade omega-3 fatty acids w/ glucosamine & chondroiton as well as making sure vit. D levels are good. Nsaids & analgesics as a last resort. ...Read more
See below: Not exactly sure what you mean by high tech treatments. Overall our management of lower back pain is not that great at the present time. We invest a lot of money in diagnostics, surgery, injections and medications yet we have really failed to make a dent in the low back pain condition. Some say that the more attention doctors pay to this condition, the worse people get. ...Read more
Several options: Hip bursitis or inflammation on the outer part of the hip, can be treated successfully with a good stretching program, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (nsaid's) and physical therapy. Occasionally cortisone injections are necessary and can help significantly a medical or orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays often the best place to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Onjection&therapy: I frozen shoulder is a common problem, especially among diabetics. It is usually self-limiting, but may take a year to resolve. Intra-articular injections of steroids and therapy with aggressive stretching can help speed up the process. Arthoscpoic surgery with manipulation is also a treatment option. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is permanent make up useful for white fibrotic acne scars? Or are there any other treatment options? They are not thick scars but raised.
Can add color: Permanent makeup (tattoo) can add color to a pale scar, but keep in mind that it won't change color with sun exposure and may not always look natural. You can also do laser treatments for scars (fractional or laser genesis). Fat transfer into scars can help to remodel the scar, softening it and improving the appearance. Steroid injections may also help. Good luck! ...Read more
Still experimental: This work is still experimental but promising. Our understanding of the regenerative ability of neural structures is improving and the use of stem cells may become useful for many patients in the future. Consider clinical trials or finding leading centers in the field. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there treatments available to get back synivial fluid in 70 year old. What options are available for mobilty.
Pancreatitis : It depend which etiology we are dealing with. If it is related to stone disease for instance this can dealt with ERCP and stone extraction, if it is related to chronic pancreatitis, this might require more time and effort, including investigation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the specific ligament and its location and function. Some ligaments are treated with surgery like the anterior cruciate ligament. Some ligaments are treated with rest and bracing like the medial collateral ligament. Most minor ligament sprains in the hand or foot are treated non-operatively with rest ice and anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
The shoulder paradox: Unusual to the shoulder joint, once it starts to 'get stuck', the pain develops, and pain increases as the joint becomes 'more stuck'. This kind of pain is best treated with Acetaminophen at therapeutic doses, and ice, and gentle range of motion of the joint. We teach a simple exercise called pendulum or codman's swing - google this! see a doctor if you need more help please. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. All of these can cause stiffness and/or pain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (Advil, Aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes options: There are several types of total knee designs. Most major companies make good products today. If you are young, ask your doc the survival rates of the design they use. There are several designs now with >20 year survivorship. Most important variable is a great installation with precision alignment and ligament balancing by your surgeon. If only one side is worn look into makoplasty partial knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose cause 1st: There are many reasons for nerve pain, so a thorough history and physical by your physician is important. Depending on the location, intensity, and frequency of your pain, there are medications and other non-invasive treatments that can be helpful. Figure out what is going on first before considering treatments and see your doctor. ...Read more
More crowns: Most of the time we make crowns match your existing teeth. However if you like the look of your crown, i'm sure you can crown or veneer your other teeth to match. Currently there are numerous types of ceramic crowns that will match your teeth perfectly. Look up emax, lava, and zirconia crowns for esthetic all ceramic restorations. You have lots of options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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