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Use Acupuncture Bone Spurs Shoulder
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
It is an acceptable: Treatment, but I would keep in mind too many steroid shots in one location is not the best for you as the shots to come with possible consequences. ...Read more
Bone spurs are an incidental x-ray finding and a controversial diagnosis as far as truly being responsible for shoulder pathology. Learn more about this topic here: http://theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm
http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm having surgery to remove bone spurs from my shoulder how long will the surgery last?
Shoulder surgery: Most shoulder surgery is approximately 2 hours. This includes setup time ...Read more
I had shoulder surgery done a little over a month ago, this was to scrape bone spurs and clean out the bursa. How long until I fully recover?
Structurally, there is only mild weakening of the deltoid insertion where the bone is removed. Rotator cuff, if not repaired should be ready to rehab right away.
I encourage my patients to start range of motion exercises as soon as the pain subsides (couple of days). I let them do whatever they are comfortable with after a couple of weeks. It generally takes 6-8 weeks for all the tenderness to end. ...Read more
Ortho: See an orthopedic doctor. You will need an MRI and possibly further intervention. But you could also use a heating pad and try anti-inflammatory medications as well to see if it helps. Also stretching exercises easily found on the internet could help. Just look specifically for a physical therapy website for the stretching exercises. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a work related injury last year in my shoulder had surgery to repair a small tear in the cuff and nasty bone spurs. And elbow surgery to clean?
Surgery: Sorry to hear about your issue. And your question is? ...Read more
I was told that I have a problem with my C5 disc in my neck. I now have problems with my right shoulder, bone spurs. Can this cause this?
I have DDD and 2 levels in my neck fused because of herniation and bone spurs in the past 3 years. I have been having shoulder blade pain. Related?
What can I do about pain from bone spurs in neck causes my right shoulder to hurt and tingling and nunmness in hand?
Bone spurs: See your neurologist or orthopedist for the best answer and treatment options. Good luck. ...Read more
I have bone spurs on xrays. Going for mri. Dr. Thinks I may have torn my cuff. Would this make back of my shoulder numb? Also would my thumb be numb?
Is there something that could make me prone to bone spurs? Every time I injure a joint they end up removing one. Ankle, knee and shoulder so far.
Could cord compression at c6 c7 by bone spurs cause pain/weakness and feeling of ice water in the shoulder and arm and pain/spasms in the leg?
C6-7 compression: Yes certainly it could.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had an MRI on my shoulder-found bone spurs and swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. What does the swollen lymph nodes indicate? Should I be worried?
It depends: It depends on the size and number of enlarged lymph glands in the armpit. If there are only a few enlarged lymph nodes and they are only minimally enlarged (between 1.0 and 2.0 centimeters in size) then there is likely no problem. If there are many nodes and greater than 2.0 centimeters then you should be seen by your internist for further studies (blood tests and additional imaging studies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Sounds like you have impingement syndrome where your rot. Cuff gets " pinched"underneath the point (acromion)of your shoulder w/ arm elevation. Treatment can begin w/ nsaids, rot. Cuff strengthening exersises; steroid injection (s) into the bursal space can be helpful. If pain continues then arthroscopic " decompression" (remove bone spurs and inflamed bursa) is usually reccomended. Good luck! ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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