Doctor Q&A for Dr. Vic Kalman

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What is Cause?: I agree with recommendation for heel lift as it takes tension off the achilles. Question is how did it start? If gradual over time then ice, lift, str ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treat Fracture: What is the cause of the fracture? Was it due to a fall or trauma or because there is weak area in the bone due to spread of the cancer? The fractur ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get Evualuated: That is awful large and should be evaluated. It might be able to be drained or worse case removal in operating room if continues to be a problem. Th ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What is Cause: It is important that you find out the cause of your recurrent problems with the shoulder with respect to a specific anatomic cause. If you have not h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See Your Doctor: A "bump" which is sore and getting bigger needs to be evaluated. It is most likley a skin infection but the fact that it is tender and getting bigger ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not Routinely: No, this medication is used to help people regain weight they have lost weight due to certain medical conditions (such as surgery, chronic infection, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve pinch: A stiff neck could be muscular or you might have some arthritis. Numbness of thumb and next fingers could be from a pinch nerve in your neck or carpa ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: Osteosarcoma is a cancer of the bone. Pain is often one of the first symptoms. See your doctor and get an x-ray.
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A member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need Evaluation: You must get this checked sooner rather than later, especially if your bladder is involved. You could have another disc from a different level or sca ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get Checked: You are describing spasms or seizure activity. Please see you doctor and get it checked.
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