Do heel spurs go away?

Do heel spurs go away? No, heel spurs generally don’t ever go away. A heel spur is a bony extension that has formed on the bottom of your heel bone called the calcaneus. It is almost always caused by plantar fasciitis. The real treatment is to treat your plantar...

Does peroneal tendonitis ever go away?

Does peroneal tendonitis ever go away? Peroneal tendonitis can go away on its own, but it can take a long time. If there is a tear in one or both of the peroneal tendons, or if the tendons are subluxating (moving out of place), you may not get better without surgery....

Can chondromalacia patella heal on its own?

Can chondromalacia patella heal on its own? Chondromalacia patella usually doesn’t heal on its own without treatment of some sort. This usually entails activity modification and physical therapy. That being said, in my experience as an orthopedic surgeon in Colorado...

Does De Quervain’s tenosynovitis go away?

Does De Quervain’s tenosynovitis go away? De Quervain’s tenosynovitis normally doesn’t go away unless you take appropriate action. Most of the time this just means a steroid injection, some simple stretches, and activity modification. I frequently treat De...

What is frozen shoulder pain like?

What is frozen shoulder pain like? Frozen shoulder pain is pain throughout the shoulder with associated loss of range of motion. Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis. The motion lost is both active and passive motion, meaning that you aren’t able to...