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What At Home Treatment Is Best For A Partial Torn Peroneal Brevius Tendon
It depends: Many people have degenerative rotator cuff tears as we mature. Non operative conservative treatment should be the first line of treatment. This often consists of NSAIDS, injection, and physical therapy. If conservative treatment fails or if an acute traumatic tear, operative treatment may be warranted. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon for more details. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on how bad: Small tears are observed and heal. Large tears may require surgical suturing repair. ...Read more
Talk to hand surgeon: There is no medical treatment for a tear unless it heals spontaneously. Obviously avoiding further stress on the area with a splint to allow the tendon to heal (only it is a partial tear). The best approach would be to consult a hand surgeon before further damage occurs. ...Read more
@ Ur age it's due 2.: ..wear as it changes direction in the tarsal tunnel. It is in contact with the bone & held in place by extremely unyielding ligament. As it see-saws back & forth it wears, inflammation sets in & it ruptures. Repair in the tunnel is not recommended as it is of poor quality. A cable graft is used or a tendon transfer, as well as a cast 2 brace 2 proper foot ware that may need 2 B custom made ...Read more
Repair: Peroneal tendon tears, usaully intrasubstance or partial tears are difficult to treat conservatively. Once the MRI determines the extent and location of the rupture, the tendon can be repaired by various procedures...Tubularization, debridement or replacement. Amniotic membrane is showing a promising treatment by wrapping the torn tendon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually dramatic: This is typically a painful, traumatic and debilitating injury. Initial symptoms would be pain in the front of the knee, diffuse swelling around the knee, and difficulty straightening the knee without assistance. Often the leg feels powerless and as if you are dragging it, because the powerful quad muscle in your thigh is no longer connected to the lower leg (tibia). Seek medical attention. ...Read more
How is a partial tear of the patellar tendon treated? My leg is only comfortable when flexed. Thanks!
Depends...: Complete tear: usually surgery, depending on activity and health of the patient. Partial tear: usually protected or non weightbearing for a period of about 6 weeks strained, no tear: rest, protected weightbearing in a boot or shoe with a raised heel. Many of these scenarios will benefit from physical therapy, at home or by a professional, at some point in the healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treatment is good for a grade 1 strained ucl and tear in common flexor tendon? I pitcher professionally and leave for spring training may 4th
REST!: I assume that you are referring to your elbpw and the ulnar collateral ligament on the inside of the elbow. This is a serious problem for a pitcher and cannot be ignored. (eg steve strassberg) the best initial treatment is complete rest for possibly several months followed by a throwing rehab protocol that also takes a few months. See a sports medicine specialist now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Repair: At 45 years old, you should absolutely seek out a shoulder specialist and have your rotator cuff repaired. The long term risk with leaving it unrepaired is substantial. You are likely to eventually get worsening function and secondary arthritis if you have an unrepaired cuff tear for more than a decade. If you were 75, not such a concern, but at your age, this should not be ignored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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