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Knee Injury Symptoms Diagnosis
Treatment for torn meniscus and partial torn lateral collateral ligament in left knee diagnosed by MRI scan?
Mri, xray (fall) negative scaphoid fracture. Still severe pain. No diagnoses. Could surgery help with diagnoses?
SURE CAN!: Wait, i can't unless i see the actual films. ...Read more
Chronic whiplash injury and luq has malfunctioned. Brachial plexus triggers nerve symptoms but nerves not injured. Starting rehab. Healing possible?
Get diagnosis first: Be efficient, and get answers as to why your injury did not fully heal. Not uncommon is an injury to the brachial plexus from shoulder strap, with eventual scarring, called thoracic outlet syndrome. Therapy does help, but is a specific approach, such as felderkreis work. Both EMG and ultrasound studies could pin down precise mechanism. If you have tos, about 85% success with conservative rx. ...Read more
Torn left knee meniscus twice, torn right achillis tendon, and symptoms of right knee meniscus tear after mri, no trauma, what could be the cause?!
Some activity: You do not have to have a specific injury to cause a meniscal tear. Sometimes the meniscus can degenerate and tear from repetitive activities such as running basketball and other pseudotraumatic sports i would work a lot on strengthening and plyometrics to help prevent further problems. ...Read more
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will also show if a piece of bone was pulled off of the patella or tibia. The diagnosis is made clinically - you cannot raise your leg straight up while keeping your knee straight. You may also feel a defect in the tendon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post concussion syndrome possible brain stem contussion + whiplash injury. Details in my symptoms section. Looking for additional treatment options.
Can knee injury w/o swelling cause pain/discomfort in the calf or achilles? Does a MRI detect every possible knee injury or is more imaging required?
What treatment for a MRI scan with the following conclusion:posterior third medial meniscal tear with chronic MCL sprain with mild prepatellar bursiti?
Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness? Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...
Knee buckling.: Buckling implies weakness of the knees, which generally could come from the joint itself (osteoarthritis) or the muscles and ligaments surrounding the knees. Weakening of the muscles would lessen the support function of the joints. Ligaments can tear from trauma or just from use over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Posterior ankle pain w/ plantar flexion; Constant feeling of instability; joint feels like it needs to pop; History of ankle sprains. Suggestions?
See below: The major finding is gross instability because of massive ligamentous injury. ...Read more
Mri comes back with grade II to III chondromalacia patella , knee joint effusion with ganglion, longitudinal partial tear.Mcland lcl strain. ?
Conservative Rx: Depends upon your primary complaint and whether there was a mechanism of injury. Chondromalacia(i.e.Cartilage wear=arthritis) is common and can cause swelling and pain. Collateral ligament strains/partial tears (mcl+lcl) should be managed well conservatively. Recommend seeing a pt for motion, strengthening, edema control. Am a fan of a stationary bike as well (nonimpact knee motion+strengthening). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of pain management treatment can a pain management specialist provide for chronic ankle injury to Anterior Tibialis and Post Tibial tendons.
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