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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Hip replacement: An artificial hip is another way of saying a hip replacement. A hip replacement is a surgery that replaces the ball and gives you a new cup. This is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Functional: You should be able to bend the hip to about 100 degrees, extend the hip to about 10 degrees, bring the leg out about 40 degrees, and turn the foot out... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
The best you can: The preparation for knee surgery will vary depending on the surgery. However in general, the stronger the leg the better the recovery. Therefore, a st... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Inflammation: The sed rate is a slow reacting blood test that can help determine inflammation in the body. The test results can't tell you what is inflamed, just th... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not mild: A mild concussion usually recovers in 2-3 weeks. But from the sound of it, you have more than a mild concussion. I recommend a quality evaluation and ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Need knee evaluation: There are a number of possible causes of knee "popping" and a feeling of loosing balance. Your doctor should evaluate your knee to determine the exact... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Changing: When first introduced, hip replacement was people over 65. As the prosthesis and our surgical knowledge have improved, we have been able to successful... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Joint stiffness: Elbows have a tendency to stiffen very quickly. You want to get them moving as soon as possible to minimize the impact of scar tissue formation. Don't... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
Hip pain is common: During pregnancy there are three changes that can have significant impact on the hip. First is the change in activity level. Second is the change in w... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 39 years experience
You need to be seen: You need to be seen to determine whether the knee is unstable. If unstable, you need to have a discussion with your doctor as to whether or not surger... Read More
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