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Knee Pain Health Center

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  1. Swelling - Topic Overview

    Ulnar tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve at the wrist. This nerve is found on the pinkie-finger side of the wrist. Overuse or repetitive use of the hands or wrist may cause swelling or thickening of the tissues close to the ulnar nerve. Swelling from a ganglion can also affect the ulnar nerve. Bicycle riders may develop ulnar tunnel syndrome from holding on to the ...

  2. Swelling - Topic Overview

    Many people do not feel well after surgery. Pain, nausea, and a lack of energy may occur even after a minor surgery.

  3. Swelling - Topic Overview

    A walking cast is a nonsurgical treatment for plantar fasciitis. Simpler treatments—such as rest, ice, heel cups, or cushions—are usually tried before a walking cast.Having your foot in a cast for several weeks causes some weakening of the foot, ankle, and calf muscles and some loss of flexibility. After the cast is removed, you will need some rehabilitation to restore strength and range of motion. But a cast forces you to rest your foot. This rest may be very helpful for relieving plantar fasciitis.Casting is somewhat more expensive and inconvenient than other nonsurgical treatments. But if less expensive treatments are not helpful, you often will have many more doctor visits. These visits add to the overall cost.A removable cast (CAM walker) can also be effective. But you must wear it 22 to 23 hours a day.

  4. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Topic Overview

    Activities that may increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome include: Repetitive motions. Continuous use of the hands and fingers,as when knitting or doing needlepoint with the wrist bent (flexed) Frequent bending or twisting of the wrist,as when using a screwdriver Repeated squeezing or gripping with the hand,as when using a spray bottle Moving the fingers while the wrist is bent inward ...

  5. Swelling - Topic Overview

    What is olecranon bursitis?Bursitis is an inflammation of small sacs of fluid (bursae) that help joints move smoothly. Olecranon bursitis, which affects the olecranon bursa at the back of the elbow, is sometimes called Popeye elbow. This is because the bump that develops at the back of the elbow looks like the cartoon character Popeye's elbow.What causes olecranon bursitis?There are three general

  6. Swelling - Types of Physical Therapy

    Cold and iceIce and cold packs are used in physical therapy to relieve pain, swelling, and inflammation from injuries and other conditions such as arthritis. Ice can be used for 10 to 20 minutes at a time, several times a day. For more information, see: Using ice and cold packs.Ice massage.Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).Ice or cold packs for children.Ice or heat for low back ...

  7. Swelling - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Balance exercises for vertigo Core stabilization Rehabilitation for a meniscus tear Rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis ...

  8. Surgery Options for Patellar Tracking Disorder - Topic Overview

    Surgery to repair a torn meniscus involves rehabilitation,although it varies depending on the injury,the type of surgery,and your orthopedist's preference. In general,meniscus surgery is followed by a period of rest,walking,and selected exercises. Every recovery is different and depends on many factors. But here are some typical times for returning to activities. Time needed to return ...

  9. Swelling - Check Your Symptoms

    Check your symptoms of groin problems and injuries.

  10. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Health Tools

    This health tools will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding carpal tunnel.

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