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My MRI shows Partial Tear 11×9 mm partial tear of

Patient: My MRI shows Partial Tear 11×9 mm partial tear of the common extensor tendon. I have had 5 cortisone injections over the last re years because of severe pain radiating down my forearm especially during an 8 hour day at work on a computer . What would be your next course of treatment. Thanks

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query, read and understood your history of 5 cortisone injections for pain radiating down the for earm and MRI shows Partial Tear 11×9 mm partial tear of the common extensor tendon.The entails two different problems:-The tear in the common extensor tendon may need repair.- The pain in the forearm radiating down can be due to multiple causes and a proper clinical evaluation and examination by an Orthopedic Surgeon can help you to get a proper diagnosis and treatment.I hope this answers your query.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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