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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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Hi, I’m an 18 year old female. I woke up this morning with severe hip pain. It was out of the blue and excruciating. I could barley lay o...
Hello, I recently got two minimally displaced fractures in my foot/ankle. The first ortho I saw was very positive on my prognosis with...
28 year old female who broke ankle both tibia and fibula/dislocated on 06/07/19. Because we were on vacation (had a splint from ER visit)...
Hey, about 2 months ago I had a injury to Ulnar side of my wrist. I did not immediately go to the doctors (2 weeks delay). The injury was...
Can an IME Dr have another physician in the office during the IME exam to question you or your responses? This is in DC.
Hi I have quite a large lump or bump on my big toe joint. I’m not sure if it is a bunion or what not? It’s quite hard and doesn’t feel ...
Recently I have had pain in my knees when I squat or crouch down this has been happening for a few months but is now getting much more ...
Hi, During the past 3 months or so I have developed popping and cracking joints. It started around my neck and slowly spread all over...
I am in a splint for the last 2 days and, not weight bearing, next appointment is in 2 weeks. Can this fracture be healed without surgery?
My 7 year old granddaughter broke her wrist, went to the ER and they reduced it and put on an over the elbow cast. After an x-ray two wee...
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 just had my second Prolia injection. This time I noticed a definite increase in urination on the first day post-injection and weakness...
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 ...
I had my left quad tendon rupture and am now four months post op. I still have some knee buckle even after three months of therapy. Will ...
I have arthritis and AVN of my talus. The bone healed after it was reduced, but I am barely able to walk now, 2 yrs after I was in a bad...
Hi All, I am Mahesh and working as IT Employee. I met an accident and my left shoulder swell, i consulted local doctor and confirmed no ...
My Lachman test is currently at a grade B @ 9 months post op. Is this sufficient to return to sports or must it be grade A to do so?
Hello to all who may assist me. I had acl surgery last week. My original injury was a tibial eminence fracture but my acl was ok. All alo...
The left side head of the fibula sticks out. I've had it since i was little but the doctors told my mom that it was normal. I'm currently...
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...
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