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What Are Some Treatments For Kyphoscoliosis
It depends: You should have an evaluation by a chiropractor or an orthopedist. X-rays may define the degree of curvature. Yoga therapy with an iyengar instructor trained in back care is a good step. Your chiropractor or orthopedist can direct you. Find an orthopedist who is open to alternative treatments. Some physical therapist can be too agressive and cause more pain. ...Read more
Back surgery possibl: You need to see an orthopedist. It may be too late for a brace and an operation may be indicated. ...Read more
Can congenital kyphoscoliosis be hereditary? Why would someone be NEWLY diagnosed with this at age 60?
Prenatal and postnat: Congenital scoliosis occurs during embryonic and fetal development, sometimes genetic, sometimes not. Usually the cause is anomalous vertebrae, like hemivertebrae, or an open spinal defect,or a chondrodysplasia (hereditary abnormality of bone formation).. Postnatal scoliosis may be familial; if diagnosed early, severe problems requiring corrective spine surgery may be avoided.Spinal arthritis? ...Read more
I am 21years old girl. I am suffering from kyphoscoliosis. My height is 4 ft 7 inches. Is there any possibility of getting myself physically normal.?
With kyphoscoliosis curve will rods always work, or is there an angle beyond which you can't use rods anymore?
Usually: Use of rods to correct khyphoscoliosis is not a new procedure. It has been available for several decades. It's success has been proven in multiple studies. We do not seek to always fully correct the curve. We seek to balance the spine with scoliotic surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe kyphoscoliosis, doctor told me I'm probably going to need surgery in the future.What are the chances of ending paralytic due to the operation?
Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multidisciplinary: The best treatment is a combination of antipsychotic medications to treat psychotic symptoms and antidepressant medications to improve mood. Group or individual psychotherapy can be helpful in making goals, solving problems, and maintaining relationships. Support and work training may be helpful for work skills, money management, and maintaining independence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a Rheumatologist: The triad of urethritis, iritis and arthritis are the hallmarks of reiter's syndrome. Each one can be treated by a specialist in that area but for the best success and prevention of symptoms a rheumatologist should direct and manage your condition. Eyemds are skilled at treating the iritis or inflammation of the iris using dilating drops and steroid eye drops the other issues must be treated too. ...Read more
Homely: def(British)(of a place or surroundings) simple but cozy and comfortable, as in one's own home.(NorthAmerica):unattractive in appearance eat a Mediterranean diet preponderant in plant based foods with small amounts of animal product. Get regular aerobic exercise. It won't be attractive and you might feel cozy and comfortable ...Read more
Wilson's Disease: The problem is a build up of copper in the body, especially in the liver. Your doctor will prescribe a chelating agent that binds and gets rid of the copper, such as trientine. Once the levels are down, you will likely be given another medication to keep the copper levels low, such as zinc acetate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The treatment options depend on the cause of the cushing's syndrome. If the cause is due to overuse of steroids, then the treatment is to lower the dose. This is the best case scenario. Other treatment options involve: surgery (pros: cure possible, cons: surgery +/- complications), radiation therapy (cons: side effects), medications (cons: usually not a cure, side effects from med)... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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