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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Kienbocks Disease

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What is kienbocks disease in the wrist?

What is kienbocks disease in the wrist?

Loss of blood flow.: Kienbock's disease is a condition which is felt to be caused by decreased blood flow to the lunate bone in the wrist. It can cause pain on the top of the wrist and may lead to arthritis of the wrist if not treated. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any medications or natural remedies to cure kienbocks disease?

Please tell me if there are any medications or natural remedies to cure kienbocks disease?

No: Kienbocks is a avascular necrosis and or collapse of the lunate bone of the wrist usually due to abnormal forces placed on the bone by an anatomic abnormality. Treatment if symptomatic and progressive is surgical, correcting the underlying abnormality and sometimes using vascularized bone grafts ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any medications or natural remedies to cure kienbocks disease?

Can you tell me if there are any medications or natural remedies to cure kienbocks disease?

Keinbocks disease: Is from something called avascular necrosis, when the blood supply to the lunate diminished. The exact cause is not known. Other bones can get arthritic during keinbocks due to a collapse in the structure of the lunate and it's effect on the forces on the wrist . While medication may relieve symtoms due to keinbocks it doesnt cure or alter the disease itself. See a hand surgeon to discuss this. ...Read more

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I had kienbocks disease in my left wrist, so what is the likelihood of it happening to my right wrist?

I had kienbocks disease in my left wrist, so what is the likelihood of it happening to my right wrist?

About 5% or less: This is a rare condition, about 200, 000 cases in the us. Based on my own experience and literature reports, my assesment is that it is around 5% , the incidence of bilateral kienbocks disease. ...Read more

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What to do if I have kienbocks disease in my right wrist and i'm the radial shortening procedure for kienbocks?

What to do if I have kienbocks disease in my right wrist and i'm the radial shortening procedure for kienbocks?

Keinbock's is a: Wrist and hand problem where the lunate, a carpal bone, undergoes a vascular insult or avascular necrosis and the bone literally " dies". It is associated with discomfort and pain in the wrist. Treatment is dependent upon level of discomfort and stage or degree of involvement . In some instances radial shortening is thought to "decompress" the lunate and improve mechanics and blood flow. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with kienbocks disease and was wondering could it be related to a disease called charcot-marie-tooth?

I was diagnosed with kienbocks disease and was wondering could it be related to a disease called charcot-marie-tooth?

Kienbock's /Charcot: There is no relation between kienbock's disease and charcot-marie tooth syndrome. The former is a condition which affects the blood supply to a bone in the wrist and the latter is a genetic disorder which affects the nerves in the spinal column. Please check with your physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for peyrones disease?

Peyronie's Disease: Yes, of course. This is managed by a urology specialist. There are many good choices in king county for you. ...Read more

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What is treatment for chrons disease ?

What is treatment for chrons disease ?

Long answer to this: Sometimes nothing, sometimes very expensive lifetime meds, and many options in between, depending on the symptoms and their duration. If you have confirmed or likely diagnosis, you deserve a long dicussion. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for pyronies disease?

Let try to help: The two most common surgeries used to treat peyronie's disease are: removal of the plaque followed by placement of a tissue patch. Removal or altering the tissue from the side of the penis opposite the plaque, which counters the disease's bending effect. The other option is penile prosthesis implantation. Some other medical treatments are available. ...Read more