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Hi there, I was riding a horse and my foot got caught on a panel and the horse kept going. This happened 3 days ago. It's hard to walk. I have swelling and pain on the inner side of my knee. I can bend my knee approx 45°. When I'm sittin...
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Please, please give me some direction to head in with this!!! My 17 yr. old son complained of pain in his neck a couple of months after he flipped over a car. he had knee injuries as well. the orthopedic took an xray of his neck and s...
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My son shattered his upper tibia in a dirt bike accident 2 days ago. He had emergency surgery to insert two external rods between his femur and lower tibia to stabilize the leg and was released to go home today. His ER surgeon said he ...
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Right before the memorial day holiday I got up from the desk in our home office and noticed my left foot was really hurting me. I was limping around as I got the kids to bed and thought perhaps when I was sitting at the desk that maybe I...
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I was diagnosed with trigger finger (middle finger, right hand), but my research shows its only on the palm side of the hand. Mine is on the top of the hand on the knuckle. The tendon on the top of the knuckle rolls to the right off the ...
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The shaft of my metatarsal is broke as if you took it and twisted it and it's a little offet. Still waiting on a call from the specialist. Do they ever do surgery for a 5th metatarsal fracture?
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10 days ago my son fractured his tibia in a soccer game. The surgeon said he would set it and cast it. The new X-ray, to me doesn't look correctly set! I'm not an expert so I'd like an opinion. He's 13 yrs old. I wouldn't want it to...
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I have had left knee problems for at least 4 years now. Dr. has given me quite a few injections into the knee. Now he is suggesting Synvisc injections. This is injected once a week for three weeks and is supposed to provide up to 6 mon...
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When I was 16 my knee cap was accidentally blown off with a shotgun when a hunting dog stepped on a gun while being pulled out of a blind. The remaining pieces of my patella were removed and torn tendons were surgically put back together...
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Pain in the back of knee when walking up and down steps. Also buckling and giving in while walking at times. I am a competitive gymnasts. The pain is right where you bend your knee in the back What could this be?
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Had bilateral total knee surgery 3 months ago. I have persistent burning & numbness in both knees. Escalates at night. Nothing I have tried to alienate the pain has helped.it is maddening.
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For a little over a month now I have been having this pain on the back side of my right knee towards the right outside. Imagine wearing a pair of jeans and I am talking about the seam on the outside. The pain gets bad and seems to radi...
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Hi, In June 2007 I had surgery on my right great toe. An implant was put into my right great toe due to arthirtis. It was called a First Metarsophalangeal Joint Hemiaroplasty with the Arthrosurface HemiCap Implant. I was told that in ...
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8 years ago when i was facing an accident and put a iron rod in my hand after the surgery but now i am alright without any pain. I feel little pain when i was lift high weight. My question is, is there any problem in future to lift an w...
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Recently, my 13 yr old daughter has been complaining of a aching pain in her knee. She is a dancer and has been since she was 5. She has pain in her left knee and has never experienced an injury before except a sprained ankle (her right...
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I had a MRI done. I am in severe pain and need to know if the results can clairfy it for me . Here is my results. Thank You! L3-L4" Diffuse disc bulge with tiny right paracentral disc herniation. Mild bilateral facet hypertrophy. L4-L5...
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Hello, I work for physiatrists, one of which recently diagnosed me with bicipital tendinitis. The only problem is, everything he has recommended does nothing - I have tried ibuprofen 400mg three times daily, ice four times daily, and a...
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I have intermittent very sharp pain just outside the inner part of my right knee cap. There is no swelling, redness, or sensitivity of the area, and it comes very suddenly, and passes within 5 -15 seconds. The pain is very intense. It ca...
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I was doing ice skating for the first time and I fall down with folding of my right leg on my keens and now its been like 10 days i don't see any swelling since that day but my right knees is still paining. Please tell me what to do is...
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Hi, I had pain in my Knee, elbow and fingers joints at regular intervals(5 to 15 minutes). My joins pains for 10-30 seconds and stops suddenly and next pain attack comes some where after 5 to 15 minutes. There was no swelling or redne...
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