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What Exactly Is The Best Approach To Help Facet Joint Syndrome
Usually: Usually a routine of regular exercise including core stabilization and weight control while avoiding smoking. Medication and certain procedures through pain management can help including facet rhizotomies if relief is obtained after a facet or medial branch block. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments and exercise therapies available. Consider Stem Cell therapy to help as well. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let me explain: Some patients experience improvement in joint symptoms after iron depletion therapy, but the majority do not. Nsaids and Acetaminophen are useful for relief of arthralgia in hemochromatosis. Indocin also use for the treatment and steroid injection could help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Relative rest, stretching and nonsteroidal medications. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Quadricep stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation from patellar tendinitis. Physical therpay may help with this. Nsaids may also be of benefit. Limiting the activity that caused the tendinitis is also important to obtain efficient healing. ...Read more
Surgical/nonsurgical: if the symptoms are severe or there evidence of nerve injury on nerve conduction studies surgical treatment is usually advised. in mild to moderate symptoms non surgical approach is reasonable as splinting, steroid injection or oral steroids. Other options is hand physio therapy if non surgical options are not effective then surgery will be advisable to release the pressure on the nerves ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Possibly: PRP is an offered treatment that has shown good success however is considered experimental at this time. The basic theory is it helps to strengthen the ligaments using your own platelets/growth factors and therefore reducing stress on the joint by tightening them up. As far as I know its safer than steroid injection. Pretty cool stuff. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually...: Usually aspiration of the fluid, and injection of a corticosteroid, a Prednisone like drug. However, the aspiration of fluid can aid in diagnosis, and prevent distension of the joint capsule. But you must find out the cause to determoine what if any systemic therapy is necessary! ...Read more
Chronic is bad: Chronic tenosynovitis is likely caused by repetitive strain type injury. Figure out just what that is and your on your way to helping the condition. NSAIDs, rest and bracing may help but localized injections of steroid and even surgery may be indicated. You need a specialist to help you with you decision. ...Read more
Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. Recurring tendinitis could be occurring due to needing to improve running form or perhaps needing orthotics. ...Read more
Knee exercise: There are many exercises available to strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Generally, low impact exercises are safe for everyone and include biking, water exercises, and elliptical. Resistance exercises such as leg presses, hamstring curls, leg extensions, etc may also be helpful. If no injury or damage, higher impact options exist including jogging and plyometrics. ...Read more
Few ways: First, usually the pain is the ligament that attaches to the heel known as the plantar fascia. Ice, a good arch support, stretching of the achilles tendon are good starts, as is an antiinflammatory. If these initial treatments fail time to see the foot doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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