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Wrist bone contusion plus torn wrist cartilage tfcc. X ray shows my injuried wrist bones too close to each other. What can I do?

Wrist bone contusion plus torn wrist cartilage tfcc. X ray shows my injuried wrist bones too close to each other.  What can I do?

Grow cartilage: Most doctors do not believe, but we actually grow new cartilage in every joint in our body, every minute of every day. You need to wear out more slowly, and grow cartilage more quickly. Glucosamine works, but for the wrist needs to be given through skin by cream, or by injection. Oral pills do not work except for knees. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more


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I have 7 x 4 x 3mm tear in the subscapularis & mild calcific tendonitis of the tendon--will this need surgery?

I have 7 x 4 x 3mm tear in the subscapularis & mild calcific tendonitis of the tendon--will this need surgery?

Tear: There is a chance that can heal without surgery. You also need to know from the MRI if this is a complete or partial tear which can change the outcome. ...Read more

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27 year old female..Had lateral patellar dislocation in feb.My MRI shows bone bruise on lateral condyle of femur and minimal joint effusion.Treatment?

27 year old female..Had lateral patellar dislocation in feb.My MRI shows bone bruise on lateral condyle of femur and minimal joint effusion.Treatment?

Conservative : Treatment- nsaids, warms packs /ace wrap application, physical therapy, immobilization with a brace.The small fluid accumulation may resolve by itself otherwise it needs to be drained if it builds up. Follow up with ur orthopedic. Best wishes! http://reference.Medscape.Com/article/90068-treatment#showall. ...Read more

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Do chest CT scans w/contrast include evaluation of the clavicle and shoulder? What about chest xrays?

Do chest CT scans w/contrast include evaluation of the clavicle and shoulder? What about chest xrays?

Yes&No: Some of the clavicle can be seen. The shoulder, not too much. CXR does see both, but is a 2Dimensional image and therefore don't see other views of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Had several x rays and CT scans this year . Maybe 7 cts and 14 x rays . Is this deadly?

Had several x rays and CT scans this year . Maybe 7 cts and 14 x rays . Is this deadly?

Not deadly: It's not deadly but you should make your doctors aware of all the radiation you've recieved. The bigger question is why so many cts? Are they all really necessary? ...Read more

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Minimally displaced fractured trapezium with multiple carpal avulsion fractures. Considerable pain with use after 28 months. Chances of arthritis?

Minimally displaced fractured trapezium with multiple carpal avulsion fractures. Considerable pain with use after 28 months. Chances of arthritis?

Very high : Osteoarthritis frequently occurs at the site of old injuries, your wrist has not only a fracture but also disruption of the ligaments that provide stability so the small bones (carpals) of the wrist can function normally. Without the ligaments keeping them in position there will be shift of the carpals resulting in pressure on areas that do not have enough cartilage causing arthritis. ...Read more

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X ray showed unusual scollping of ulna could it be computer mouse pressure?

X ray showed unusual scollping of ulna could it be computer mouse pressure?

Changes on the: Margin or joint of an ulna at the wrist may be a sign of infalmmatory arthritis, inure, early osteoarthritsi, or just an artifact of normal anatomy but it won't be from uisng a comoute mouse. If one has a joint with xray chages and one does something that irritated it then it owuld make that joint sore but arthritis no whether its a mouse or a car or a smart phone. ...Read more

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My MRI of the shoulder shows tendonosis with overlying bursitis and possible capsulitis.

My MRI of the shoulder shows tendonosis with overlying bursitis and possible capsulitis.

You question is ?: So what is your question? You provided no history so you should review the MRI withthe doctor who ordered it. ...Read more

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Will the following imaging study show scapular bursitis: XRay SHOULDER RT 3 VIEWS COMPLETE - Axillary, AP, and true AP views?

Will the following imaging study show scapular bursitis:  XRay SHOULDER RT 3 VIEWS COMPLETE - Axillary, AP, and true AP views?

No: Plain xrays will not show soft tissue problems like bursitis. Usually a physical exam is all that's needed to make the diagnosis. Occasionally MRI is needed. ...Read more

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Had MRI and xray arthogram done on right shoulder. Results noted: Incidentally noted high attachment of the anterior inferior glenohumeral ligament.

Had MRI and xray arthogram done on right shoulder. Results noted: Incidentally noted high attachment of the anterior inferior glenohumeral ligament.

Should be OK: "Incidental" implies that it was stumbled upon, but not likely to be a problem. This description is not a common finding on MRIs, and I'm honestly not sure of the clinical significance. This ligament provides stability to the shoulder joint and keeps the humeral head/ball from slipping forward out of the socket/glenoid. The ordering physician, if an orthopedic specialist, should help you interpret ...Read more

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Please translate: comminuted left intertrochanteric hip fracture-avulsion of greater&lesser trochanters. Fracture lines evident. No callus formation?

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Please translate: comminuted left intertrochanteric hip fracture-avulsion of greater&lesser trochanters. Fracture lines evident. No callus formation?

Not healing yet: This sounds like a complicated fracture. Callus is what we look for to show signs of healing. It varies in time before it becomes visible on an X-ray . Depending on when this happened would help explain the findings. As always talk to your orthopedist. Good luck ...Read more

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What if there is no callus formation on the complete fractured radius ulna? Overlapping fractured seen in xray

What if there is no callus formation on the complete fractured radius ulna? Overlapping fractured seen in xray

Hard to say: May be too early to see callus, nonunion, etc. X-ray findings need to be correlated with history and physical exam, preferably by an orthopedic surgeon. There is no shortcut to this. ...Read more

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Dislocated Shoulder (Definition)

A condition where a bone in the shoulder joint moves significantly away from its normal position, due to injury or ...Read more