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Old 17th June 2008, 02:37 AM
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Default Re: Medial Sesamoid problems or Compressed Nerve?

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As I attempted to point out previously, test such as MRI and scans are often not helpful when they are used primarily in the hope that they will reveal some diagnosis which was not substantively suspected as a result of basic old-fashioned diagnostic skills. Certainly the local anesthetic injection could have offered some degree of short-lived temporary relief if the locus of the problem were in the area of the injection site, but I would not have expected the vitamin B-12 to have had any real effect even if it were a nerve compression. But having had no opportunity to examine you or to elicit a detailed and targeted history, I would have no further thoughts as to what may have been missed or what appropriate treatment simply hasn't worked.
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