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Knee Fat Pad Injury
An injury caused a large joint effusion w/ elevation of the anterior & posterior fat pads on elbow. Will the fat pads heal and return to its place?
Kind of: The fat pads are normal structures and so they don't really heal. In a x-ray of a normal elbow, they are usually not seen as they are within the joint. When the elbow joint has extra fluid in it, they float out of the joint and are visible. So when you see fat pads on an x-ray, that is a sign of a significant elbow injury even if a fracture is not seen, as in an occult radial head fracture. ...Read more
How to differentiate calf pain from overuse vs blood clot after knee arthroscopy? Calf hurts more than knee when weight bearing. Not red or warm.
Be seen : Unfortunately, there is not a great way. Even a physical exam by a doctor was only about 50percent sensative and 50 percent specific in detecting a blood clot. So if you have calf pain/calf swelling after a knee scope you probably "need" a Doppler to rule out a blood clot. I would discuss directly with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lateral knee pain mostly when crossing leg. Full weight bearing/strengh (can do ATG bodyweight squats), no swelling or tenderness. Meniscus tear?
IT Band: Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band) can cause pain on the lateral or outside part of the knee. Most common in runners. Common syndrome aggravated by crossing the affected leg. I would expect more swelling and tenderness with a meniscus tear. Stretching, Cold therapy, rest, and NSAIDS are helpful. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury
Quad tendon tear: Spontaneous or low impact quad tendon tear is more common in middle aged men than young women, but should have an exam and MRI to be sure. Can you straighten out your knee against gravity? Are you a runner or soccer player as quad dysfunction is common in female athletes. ...Read more
RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?
Ankle pain, no injury. Start with heel pain on L, ankle, move to achilles, outer ankle bone, then L ankle can't bear weight. Then, R outer ankle bone?
16 yo had prtl meniscectomy 8 weeks ago. Fell on knee in game & trainer said menisc aggravated, it band sore, bursae bruised, ACL looser. Advice?
Ankle sprain 9 months back. Pain on weight bearing after 10 minutes despite continuous physiotherapy & bracing. MRI says 1 torn ligament with 1 partial torn ligament?
2nd meniscus surgery in jul'12, 1st in jun'10. Partial ACL tear untreated. Knee & quad irritated. Slight knee pain if tense or being pivot foot. ?
Hard to say: Might get better with pt if not maybe the acl has gotten worse should discuss with your orthopedist or seek another opinion. ...Read more
Walk backwards: Walking backwards helps to extend the knee I have used this technique for many years and it has helped many but you must keep after it in the final analysis there are some pts who do not achieve full extension which makes for a less acceptable outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
Had light leg tibial bone fracture on lefside in Lift crash accident 2 year back, ACL ligament is lax leading to mal aligned knee,my age(34), suggest?
Fell of my bike and injured knee a week ago. It hurts to bend knee and lift leg when walking. Torn tendon? Deep muscle bruising? See Dr or wait?
Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?
Knee Pain: Many issues that could be causing your pain, without evaluating you its hard to assess. It could be a lateral meniscus pain, lateral collateral ligament issue, hairline fracture, patellar ligament pain, fibular head dislocation, etc... I would suggest seeing a properly trained sports medicine physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
Mri result: 1-2mm cartilage injury or degeneration in weight bearing medial femoral condyle possibly involving free edge of meniscus. What next?
Medial Knee Pain: As a podiatrist, i would team up with an orthopod and physical therapist to help you. I would design wedges for your shoes to off weight the sore area, while you work on strength, flexibility, knee bracing, activity modification, and anti-inflammatory measures. Dr rich blake. ...Read more