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Tfcc injured. Will immobilization of the wrist heal cartilage?

Tfcc injured. Will immobilization of the wrist heal cartilage?

Varies: It varies quite a bit, depending in part on the severity of the injury to the TFCC. Some people may have a very mild injury and do fine without even immobilization, while others can have injuries severe enough they need surgery. Initial immobilization is appropriate for many TFCC injuries to see if they will heal. May want to discuss specifics if your injury with your MD. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Arthroscopic Surgery (Definition)

Arthroscopic surgery involves looking inside of a joint with a very small camera. The joint is filled with water and the camera is placed into the joint, using small incisions. Most orthopaedic surgeons utilize arthroscopic surgery to treat a variety of conditions, including: meniscal and rotator cuff years, joint infections and inflammation, removal of loose ...Read more


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Will a wrist brace help a torn/loose wrist ligament?

Will a wrist brace help a torn/loose wrist ligament?

Depends: The answer is dependent on the extent of the injury, whether the tendon is just a minor "tear" or a disruption. This is impossible to DX without an exam In the meantime, a brace will help protect from further injury. But you need to see your DR for an exam. ...Read more

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How long for wrist to heal after wrist arthroscopy for ruptured ligament in triangular cartelage?

How long for wrist to heal after wrist arthroscopy for ruptured ligament in triangular cartelage?

Did you ask your Dr?: That could vary from case to case. Did you ask your doctor who did the procedure? ...Read more

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Is JAS wrist brace a good option for home therapy program after distal radius surgery, to recover ROM in wrist?

Is JAS wrist brace a good option for home therapy program after distal radius surgery, to recover ROM in wrist?

Dynamic splinting: can help a stiff wrist but one must be certain that the potential to improve is there and that the boney anatomy will tolerate this. The most important person to ask is your treating hand or orthopedic surgeon in conjuction with a plan from your therpist. these splints cannot substitute for therapy they are used in controlled situations, be careful not to irritate or inure tissues ...Read more

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Does wearing patellar straps all the time help heal patella endonitis?

Does wearing patellar straps all the time help heal patella endonitis?

Treatment options: My suggestions to patients with patella tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), quad stregthening, lower extremity stretching. I also may suggest ice massage, or counterforce bracing. If the above list does not help then you may want to consider discussing prp with your physician based on some recent literature (http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/knee/). ...Read more

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Kicked in the knee by horse. Frayed meniscus after arthrogram in rigid splint on crutches will this require surgery. Also clicks and locks?

Kicked in the knee by horse. Frayed meniscus after arthrogram in rigid splint on crutches will this require surgery. Also clicks and locks?

Depends: The answer depends on your symptoms after the knee has had some time to heal the soft tissue damage. If your knee still hurts with clicks and locks after the bruising and soft tissue swelling is gone, then you should have an evaluation by a Specialist, who will probably order an MRI study. Then, based on the entire evaluation, you may or may not need surgery. ...Read more

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Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?

Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but not long term. ...Read more

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Can wrist arthroscopy surgery hurt?

Can wrist arthroscopy surgery hurt?

Yes: While less invasive and less painful post operatively than an open procedure there is a period of post op pain associated with the procedure. Level of pain depends on the type of procedure performed. ...Read more

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Ankle inner tendon strain. Immobilize n rest with inflatable stirrup. It's more than 3 1/2 months. Still pain. Continue immobilize, rest n stirrup?

MRI?: If you twist and injure the ankle, ligaments are not the only structures that can be damaged. If pain persists, bone and cartilage injuries may also be present. I would certainly consider follow up x-rays and an mri. ...Read more

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Does the "band it elbow brace" help combat wrist pain as well as elbow tendinitis?

Does the "band it elbow brace" help combat wrist pain as well as elbow tendinitis?

Probably not: Tennis elbow straps work by providing a "counterforce" to decrease the load of the tendons on their attachments at the elbow. ...Read more

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Will acupuncture help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal faster?

Will acupuncture help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal faster?

Yes: Yes it will. I would also advise you take some glucosamine and chondroitin, be very gentle if you exercise , and if you do exercise to do it in a pool or in the bath tub. This is all in general . Every case of cause is a little different therefore it is good that you be seen by a processional. ...Read more

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Will my wrist ever be 100% better after a wrist arthroscopy?

Will my wrist ever be 100% better after a wrist arthroscopy?

Depends: sometimes you can be 100% better after undergoing a period of physical therapy. if your problem was a TFCC tear, we call that the low back pain of the wrist so you could be doing something and the pain could start all over again. just have to be mindful of that and try to avoid activites that might retrigger the pain. ...Read more

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Will thumb/wrist fractures always casted?

Will thumb/wrist fractures always casted?

Usually: Casts can't be removed. A reliable patient can sometimes be treated with a removable brace. ...Read more

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Hi, can wrist curls be good for elbow tendonitus?

Hi, can wrist curls be good for elbow tendonitus?

To prevent it: Wrist curls, flexing the wrist with a very light dumbbell with palm facing forward or backward (reverse wrist curl), can strengthen the forearm and elbow which is good for prevention. But if you already have elbow tendonitis (tennis or golf elbow), then avoiding overuse is advised. Treatment includes rest, icing, an elbow splint, & possibly a cortisone injection if simple measures aren't enough. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Arthroscopy (Definition)

Arthroscopy is minimally invasive joint surgery, commonly used for the knee & shoulder, but also for the ankle, hip, wrist, elbow and other joints. A camera with a fiber optic cable is attached to a video screen placed thru a 1 cm incision and other instruments are introduced thru other small incisions to do the work required. The small incisions allow for quicker ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Arthroscopy (Definition)

A diagnostic and therapeutic way to treat the wrist. Utilizing a small camera (endoscope) the joint space between the radius and carpal bones can be evaluated through several small ports. Various instruments can then be used to debride synovitis, evaluate and treat ligament tears. The minimally invasive procedure leaves little ...Read more