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Hello, Recently i have been experiencing a horrible deep pain in my foot. It occurs on the right side of the right foot about halfway in between the pinky toe and the ankle about halfway, and a centimeter in from the outside of the foot....
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- Hello, I fractured my humerus on November 1st, 2015. I had surgery on November 9th, 2015. I didn't start Occupational therapy until December 31st, 2015 so my arm hasn't been exercised before then. It is now theee months later & my arm ...
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I was in therapy and the therapist was massaging and cracking my back. He couldn't get my upper back to crack so he pressed hard and it popped... loud. This was in July. After seeing doctors for pain, I finally went for a bone scan in De...
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revision femur osteotomy derotation and 1 cm lengthening.Surgeon A:using intramedulary nail plus Allograft. SURGEON B:Using plate and screws & Autograft(since bone was operated before) Whats better?
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My son age 13 had bilateral medial femoral epiphysiodesis surgery (using 8-plates) to correct his genu valgum (knock knees). The impression I had from what the surgeon said beforehand and what I read online is that this is relatively min...
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I'm experiencing a sharp knee pain (left knee), to the side of joint (left side) when i kneel flush on my knee cap. I've had water on the knee (right) many years ago which only occurred when i flew long distance. When i press my knee...
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Can someone tell me what these MRI results even mean? My doctor said everything looks ok and I should get a cortisone shot or do PT. Does that make sense? Test results: Focal abnormality involving the median ridge of the patella whe...
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I am having dull ulnar sided wrist pain. The ulnar bump below the wrist is slightly swollen. It hurts when I rotate my right hand to the right, or when I pick anything up. I usually lift weights and I have broken my wrist 8 years ago, bu...
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I'm in color guard and I was tossing a 5, it landed weird on my thumb and it is swollen a little and I can't bend it back like my other one. I can't spin or toss. I don't know if I sprained it, brushed the bone, or broke what do I do
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I broke my left tibia in Aug. 2013 had a rod put in place with screws at the ankle and below the knee. I had the screws removed in Dec. 2014. One year after the surgery, I was back to running up to 2 miles with little pain issues. Sta...
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I have been a very regular squash player, playing very very extensively in fact almost all racquet games but for in Aug 2015 because of non-availability of facility i have discontinued my regime but i m too regular in my physicals going ...
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I have a loose rib, and it's been causing me sooo much pain for over a year now. I am so fusterated, I just want to get it taken out! Has anybody had a rib removed? Was it severely painful? Does it feel different? How long is the recover...
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I had the series of three shots and a small reaction after the third one....Dr recommended Synvisc one and it was a nightmare....huge swelling...could not bend our move my right knee at all...got so sick and dizzy I ended up in er ...had...
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I have leg pain only when in bed at night and usually just in my right leg. Sometimes have low back pain also with this.
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I am unsure about getting shoulder surgery for torn labrum and ac separation. Seems I am on the borderline of needing it and not and wonder if there will be any worsening problems (arthritis, other?) in the future if I decide not to have...
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Hi, I dislocated my knee a few years ago, I was suppose to get surgery to fix the torn ligament, but I could't, do to not having insurance. Now that I do have insurance, could I still get the surgery to help prevent my knee from popping ...
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When I kneel on my left knee I get a sharp pain below and left of my patella, as if kneeling on a tack. Pressing on it or walking or bending or running does not trigger the pain, only when kneeling. What can it be?
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I have pain in lower back on left side, left hip pain, left pelvic pain and pain down the left leg at times. It comes and goes. Gets real bad,(when I put weight on left leg) then can ease up within minutes with changing position. I had...
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How long does a bad pinkey sprain last for?
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I've been battling De Quervains since Nov. 2010. I had a brace applied back in November, a cortisone shot in Jan, and another cortisone shot on March 18th. My doc says she only does 2 shots and then its surgery. However, since I got t...
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