Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Medications
Medication is often used to treat symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Medication may relieve swelling, inflammation, and pain in the wrist or hand. Reducing swelling in the wrist will relieve pressure on the median nerve in the carpal tunnel and relieve c
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 ...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Topic Overview
What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a specific group of symptoms that can include tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the fingers, thumb, hand, and occasionally in the arm.
Groin Problems and Injuries - Topic Overview
The groin areas are located on each side of the body in the folds where the abdomen joins the legs. The pubic area lies between the two groin areas.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Home Treatment
Home treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome: Can ease pain and prevent further or permanent damage to your median nerve. May completely relieve your symptoms if you start treatment when symptoms first occur. If you have mild symptoms, such as occasional tin
Knee Problems and Injuries - Home Treatment
Home treatment may help relieve pain, swelling, and stiffness in the knees.
Swelling - Home Treatment
If you have had surgery, follow the instructions given to you by your surgeon. If the instructions from your surgeon are not clear or do not cover your particular problem, contact your surgeon.
Ice for Heel Pain - Topic Overview
Treating the first symptoms of plantar fasciitis with rest and ice can help prevent your heel pain from becoming long-lasting (chronic). This treatment is less successful after the problem has become chronic.Ice your heel when you have pain, to control the inflammation associated with overactivity or high stress on the plantar fascia. There are a number of ways to do this. Your doctor may have suggestions on what works best.Ice massage. You can use an ice cube, but it's easier to use an ice cup for ice massage. To make an ice cup, fill a small paper or foam cup about two-thirds full, and freeze it until it is solid.To use the ice cup, peel off the top of the cup so about 0.5 in. (1.3 cm) of ice is showing. The remaining part of the cup is for you to hold on to.Rub the ice in small circles all over the painful area. As the ice melts, it will drip, so put a small towel under the area you are icing.If the ice melts down so the cup is touching your skin, peel more of the cup off.Continue
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - What Happens
The tingling, numbness, and pain of carpal tunnel syndrome usually develop gradually. Symptoms often get worse if you do not stop or change an activity that is helping to cause the condition.
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older - Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Abdominal Pain Aged 12 and Older.