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What Are The Uses Of Coxcomb Injections For A Meniscus Bursa Condition
Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is derived from compound found in the comb of roosters. It's chief component is hyaluronic acid, which attracts water and at least theoretically promotes new cartilage to develop, thereby increasing "cushioning" in the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: About 3 to 6 weeks with rest most of the time. ...Read more
Ask for protocol: Did you have an arthroscopic menisectomy (removal) or repair? In my patients that have an isolated meniscal repair i suggest riding a bike at 4-6 weeks with a high seat. If a menisectomy is performed recovery may be faster, and with a meniscal transplant things progress slower. You should ask your physician for info on their protocol... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9 weeks post meniscus repair. Was doing great and began to use it more. Pain has returned and now swelling. Do i hurt it?
Is lateral discoid meniscus definitely a condition that could existed at birth or within 1 year of birth. Is this a developmental condition?
Should I have a cast for oestochrondritis dissecans in the UK? I am a teenager and have had meniscus tears and pain. Think it is this disease!
Orthopod evaluation: is what you need, first to confirm the diagnosis, or another diagnosis, and directs you well through a treatment plan, as for the osteochondritis dissecans which you believe you have, please keep your joint at rest as much as you can and avoid stressing your knee, whether you need a cast, that's yet to be decided by the orthopod, there is no single treatment that fits every case, got to be customized ...Read more
If there is still minor swelling a week after a cortisone injection for a meniscus tear, has the treatment attempt failed?
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