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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Ligament Laxity (Definition)

Ligaments are soft tissue structures that support and protect the joints in the body. One of the ways ligaments do this is by restricting the range of motion a certain joint will have, thereby protecting them from injury. When ligaments are "lax", they do not restrict the range of motion of a joint putting the joint at increased risk of injury; for example a sprain of the ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for spine ligament injury?

What is the best treatment for spine ligament injury?

Rest: Active rest. Strengthening eventually assuming you have seen a md. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for synovitis?

What is the best treatment for synovitis?

Anti inflammatories : Usually anti inflammatories like high dose Ibuprofen and Naproxen often work but if really severe may require cortisone. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for patellar tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for patellar tendinitis?

Ice and PT: Patellar tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon attaching your knee cap to your shin bone. It is best treated by a regular icing program and physical therapy. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fractures?

What is the best treatment for fractures?

Varies: Varies based upon the specific type of fracture. Some fractures don't really require treatment at all, others may require multiple surgeries. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for quad tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for quad tendinitis?

Rest, meds, PT, u/s: Tendinitis in the limbs is often result of over use/trauma and the first thing to do is take it easy/rest a bit. Antiinflammatory meds such as aleve/motrin may help. Physical therapy/gentle stretching/rom exercises. Iontophoresis ultrasounds therapy, topical meds etc...May help quite a bit as well. So, if doing on your own not enough, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for arthritis?

What is the best treatment for arthritis?

Tylenol/ exercise: No best treatment for not so bad arthritis you can try tylenol (acetaminophen) / arthritis as needed basis with good exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

What is the best treatment for muscle degeneration?

Determine the cause: First determine the underlying cause of the muscle degeneration which can range from disuse from pain to denervation/nerve damage to ALS disease of the neuromuscular junction. Get a proper diagnosis from you physician! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for bv?

What is the best treatment for bv?

Antibiotic : There are two main antibiotics that are used for treatment of BV - Metronidazole (flagyl) and Clindamycin both are by prescription. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a torn acl?

What is the best treatment for a torn acl?

Usually surgery: The younger and more active you are, the more important an acl repair is. It's the major stabilizer of the knee and without it the knee can buckle and lead to disability or inactivity. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

Joint stiffness: Generally speaking, adequate warmup, regular adequate stretching of muscle groups crossing the joint, with adequate cool down. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my sacroiliac joint instability?

What is the best treatment for my sacroiliac joint instability?

S-I instability: Check with your pt and orthopedic surgeon. Joint stabilization, modalities/pt/laser, activity modification, core exercises can all help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for shoulder subluxation without surgery?

What is the best treatment for shoulder subluxation without surgery?

See Doctor: As you imagine, the best treatment for your specific situation will depend on a careful history, physical, and evaluation of imaging studies. Online consultants will not be able to provide you with precise and/or meaningful advice. Best to be seen by well experienced orthopedic surgeon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

What is the best treatment for flatfoot?

To treat or not?: Flat feet are, to a certain degree, a normal foot type. Many people live asymtomatcally with them. Other people, however, do develop knee, hip, and back problems because of compensations through the chain. In addition to a good core, lower body, and intrinsic foot muscle strengthening program, some benefit from orthotics. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for whiplash?

What is the best treatment for  whiplash?

Most are self limit: Most just get better with time, activity modification and heat or hot showers combined with light exercise and cardiovascular exercise. Otc medication can help. If no improvement or worsening of your symptoms. Get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment fir bursitis?

What is the best treatment fir bursitis?

Cortisone injection: It depends somewhat of which bursa is involved. Personally, i believe that a local cortisone injection provides the best chance for a quick resolution. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for knee ligament?

What's the best treatment for knee ligament?

Need to define prob: If you are referring to an injury to one of your knee ligaments, it will depend on which ligament was injured and the severity of the injury. Would recommend an evaluation with an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate the problem first. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more