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What is a good non-medical treatment for periostitis(shin splints)?

What is a  good non-medical treatment for periostitis(shin splints)?

PEMF: Pulse electromagnetic therapy works very well for periostitis. I had a personal injury due to trying to lift a microwave and scraped this on my shin. The induration and hematoma immediately got better with pemf but the induration lasted total of 10 days. In addition you might need cat's claw and essential fatty acids to relieve pain. Handheld pemf device is available from http://almagia.Com. ...Read more

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What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

Tendonitis and......: enthesopathy-fancy term for tendonitis. Specifically inflammation of the tendon at the bone attachment or the origin of the muscle in question. Origin is where muscle originates from or anchors to, so when it contacts it can move the joint (in this case the hip). Periostitis is inflammation of the periosteum, the outer fibrous covering of bone. Contains many nerves and vessels. Painful condition. ...Read more

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My xray shows periostitis of gluteal tuberosity. Is there a way to heal this? My legs have hurt for months. Please help

My xray shows periostitis of gluteal tuberosity. Is there a way to heal this? My legs have hurt for months. Please help

Bone pain : Periostitis implies either chronic inflammation or a bone infection, perhaps by the amount of pressure or friction you apply to that part of your hindquarters. If you know that much about what is going on with the bone, you should have gotten some feedback from the doc who ordered the x-Ray or scan. See an ortho ASAP for a treatment plan !! ...Read more

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My xray shows mild periostitis along gluteal tuberosity. Is this a sign of cancer? Is this what is causing pain? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

My xray shows mild periostitis along gluteal tuberosity. Is this a sign of cancer? Is this what is causing pain? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.

Not a sign of cancer: Periostitis is just an inflammation of the outer lining of the bone. This could be due to just about anything although it is commonly associated with trauma, overuse or infection. Cancer usually produces much more overt signs and symptoms. Fibromyalgia does not produce periostitis. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Nstemi s/p cath: is this a diagnosing or treatment procedure?

Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more

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Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Nstemi s/p cath: diagnosing or treatment procedure, what is this for?

Both: a cath post NSTEMI is done for "early definitive diagnosis and therapy". a non-invasive risk assessment will provide similar intermediate term mortality benefits, but may have more hospitalizations for chest pain and the patient will be on more meds for angina. in a young active person, the invasive approach is often reasonable. in an elderly sedentary person, i'm comfortable with noninvasive. ...Read more

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Where is the treatment available in the u.S. ?

Question?: I am so sorry, but your question does not give me enough information to answer. What treatment are you referring to? Please re-ask your question? ...Read more

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S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

S.G.P.T level is 81 what treatment should I take?

Find cause: Hi. Wow, for a young patient, you're using an antiquated terminology! SGPT is now referred to (and for YEARS has been) as ALT. ALT is liver specific. Why it is elevated needs evaluation, but can include fatty liver, viral hepatitides, iron overload, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. Treatment very much depends on underlying etiology. Good luck! ...Read more

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With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

With cushing’s syndrome what are my treatment options?

Many options: First, find out what's causing the cushing's syndrome. If it's due to overuse of steroids, cut down on the dose. If it's due to a tumor, surgery is the best treatment.Tumor in the pituitary can be removed by neurosurgeons, tumors in the adrenal, pancreas, lung can be removed by surgeons. Radiation therapy is used if surgery is not complete. Last but not least, medications can be used. ...Read more

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