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Orthopedics Community

This patient support community is for discussions relating to orthopedics, back pain, bone or joint pain, broken bones, hip or knee replacement, neck and shoulder pain, orthopedic surgery, spinal injury, sports injury, and tennis elbow.
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I know this is a pediatric surgery forum, however, because spina bifida is treated so aggressively with kids, I felt that maybe someone m...
Surgery for broken ankle was 1/28/19. Now 6 weeks later and in a boot for 3 weeks the pain is not getting better. I can't put my foot fla...
I'm 17 years old and about 18 months ago I developed a pain within my wrist, the only way to describe this pain is as if the bone (which ...
Lately when I'm running on the treadmill, I'll look down and it would seem my knees and the area above them have turned purple. There's n...
I have a history of disc herniation along L4-L5. I have occasional burning and warmth in my leg, which is normal for radiculopathy. But I...
My son has a green stick fracture on his forearm. There was no need to reset or bend the bone back, they just put a cast on it. But they ...
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And one other question...I heard from a lady at work that when you get a staph infection in a knee replacement, or any replaced joint, th...
My knee had a lot of fluid buildup so the Er doctor performed a knee aspiration but poked me inside my knee while doing so and a day late...
My wife aged 45 under went ‘ femoral head decompression with BMC’ almost six moth back, her AVN stages were 1 in left and 2 in right, eve...
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....
Otherwise perfectly healthy, 49 year old - 116 pounds. Upper legs (perhaps hips?) extremely sore and almost go out from under me when I t...
I have intermittent very sharp pain just outside the inner part of my right knee cap. There is no swelling, redness, or sensitivity of th...
I have had 4 back surgerys all on the L5-S1, the first 3 were diskotomys (so spelt wrong) and the last one I had was in june of 2007, whi...
I just have been diagnosed by Transient Osteoporosis, after MRI scan. Should I take a second opinion? with different doctor, hospital. ...
Good evening everybody. I'm really happy to be on this site. I went to see my pain doctor today and get the results of the MRI I had done...
I had a ski accident a week ago and injured my left leg. Had some sweeling around knee cap and upper leg for 3 days during which I applie...
I have been diagnosed with DeQuervains but am concerned that there is more going on. Every site I look at says it is felt at the base of ...
I am 1 week post trigger finger release, I am experiencing increasing numbness in thumb, index finger & hand. I know I have just had sur...
I had a L5/S1 fusion 17mths ago and while it’s supposed to be 100% healed I still have pain in my back/butt/leg and I still have a bu...
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