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What Are The Treatments For Thigh Splints
Many: A lot depends on age, location, displacement, open or closed, comminuted or simple. Ur orthopedic surgeon will decide on how 2 treat ; many times this changes as the fracture is followed. Any loss of position may change the treatment plan . So anywhere from casting to reduction ; casting 2 surgical fixation, either external fix . Internal fix. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plantar fasciitis: There are a range of treatment options and all should incorporate a good stretching regimen. Treatment recommended may also include physical therapy, orthotics, injections and rarely surgery. For more information, visit: http://www.Foothealthfacts.Org/footankleinfo/heel-pain.Htm. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Many remedies: The treatments for tendonitis of the elbow include rest, intermittent icing (but don't place ice directly on the skin), use of a tennis elbow brace or band, strengthening exercises, physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications, injections, and/or surgery. See you doctor of confirmation of the diagnosis and a treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anticoagulation: Interesting question because just had a patient who developed phlebitis two-weeks after a knee fracture. Her internist and i had a long discussion of whether to anticoagulant or do but in the end, she was admitted and started on oral anti-coagulation medications. In general the starting treatment will be ant-coagulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex answer: Firstly: bland diet avoiding acid urine producing foods and beverages ie oj. Reduce stress. Anticholinergic medications to relax bladder muscle, pain meds., elavil, elmiron, (pentosan) DMSO or chlorpactin bladder instillations, cystoscopic bladder hydrodistension. Not cystectomy. Check interstitialcystitisassociation.Org website. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nonoperative usually: Most chondromalacia of the patella (injured cartilage) is effectively managed with nonoperative measures consisting of activity modification, rest, physical therapy and quadriceps strengthening, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, intrarticular steroid injections and viscosupplementation. At least 6 months of nonoperative treatment is attempted before offering arthroscopic surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the cause of bowed legs. Some people have a natural curve that creats that impression, but functionally they do very well and that is not easily noticeable. In that case, no correction needed. On the other hand, if there is any existing hip, knee or ankle issue, it must be corrected to prevent the progression and cure the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patience: Recovering from a muscle injury can take anywhere from 2-6 weeks depending on the severity. Ice, rest, and stretching will help recovery. Anti-inflammatory medication can help decrease pain and swelling. Avoid reinjuring the muscle by modifying your activity and consider seeing a sports medicine specialist or physical therapist for help in directing your treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest, therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused high forces in this portion of the joint. So does arising from a chair, going up/down stairs. Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. ...Read more
Relative rest: The only thing that fixes this is relative rest, decrease your routine until symptoms improve. This is not one of those pains you should "run through, " this only prolongs the suffering. Also make sure you are not over-pronating and stretch your calf muscles to make sure they are not too tight. ...Read more
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