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Dr. Charles Metzger

Orthopedic Surgery
Foreman, AR
30 years experience

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Orthopedic Surgery

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English

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9 Answers
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
They should: I like when patients seek second opinion. Just don't tell us it's because you don't trust our opinion! it shows me that a patient cares about their c... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: That does put a lot of stress on the patellofemoral joint, which is the undersurface of the knee cap as it rides on the femur with bending of the knee... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Iliotibial band: It is hard to be sure without an exam, but that sounds like a condition called iliotibial band syndrome. It's a large tendon that runs from the hip, d... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Radiculopathy: This sounds like it is most likely to be cervical radiculopathy which results from a pinched nerve in the neck. This requires orthopedic evaluation. T... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Diabetes: Most importantly, it could be diabetes. Make sure and have your doctor check you for this very common condition. If that is not the cause, it could be... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cr... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Costochondritis: This could be costochondritis which is inflammation of the joints where the ribs attach to the sternum. Try an anti-inflammatory like motrin. However,... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Stretch + injection: This is something i see commonly. It can be caused by several conditions, but usually responds to a simple stretching and exercise program and nsaids ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: In fact it is far more common to see it in patients who do not play tennis. Most of the time we see it just develop for no obvious reason - it just st... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Metzger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Metzger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the answer. I may need the injection.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1992MD
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