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A male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Sleeve not helpful: I would not expect a compression sleeve to do anything but compress the soft tissue & veins to a mild degree only while wearing the sleeve. I unde... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Strengthen : Strengthen your medial quadriceps, strengthen your hip abductors/gluteus medius and stretch your IT band. Consider utilizing a patellar stabilizing br... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Varies with severity: A pinched meniscus is lay term often used for a partially torn meniscus. A torn meniscus often causes knee pain, swelling and painful clicking. Since ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Venous stasis : Venous stasis associated with edema is very common, especially once many reach late middle-age. The veins and their valves allow blood to pool in the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Partial tear: Usually this history means a partial tear of one the calf muscles. The medial head of the gastrocnemius is the most common. Tingling may just be from ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: After 3 months, ankle sprains that still result in pain, swelling or abnormal popping need further evaluation. X-rays may be utilized for look for bon... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Numerous : The most definitive option is a knee replacement. Knee arthroscopy is not likely to be helpful at this point. Various injections such as cortisone, hy... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Not to worry: There are numerous causes of wrist popping. We rarely are concerned if there is no pain associated with the popping. If you are concerned, then a visi... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Can't tell: I can not tell you if you are too thin without knowing your height, body weight and body frame. At this point in your life, focus on healthy living- h... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: If you hit your head or had a rapid "whiplash" type mechanism during your fall, then you could have a concussion. Headache, fatigue, dizziness, balanc... Read More
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