Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffrey Sider

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Its strenuous: Obviously pushups are a strenuous exercise where you lift your entire body weight with your arms If you are not that strong you may overdue it or feel ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Compensation: sometimes when one has a shoulder problem, one may use accessary muscles like the upper back or cervical spine to compensate and sometimes cause anoth ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Scoliosis: Most likely cause might be idiopathic scoliosis That would cause the asymmetry without pain or an injuiry Id start with an exam and xray and go from t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Patella problem: Sounds like you might have a patella issue Another possibility might be a meniscal or degenerative process since I don't know your age Id start with a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Get neurology exam: When you first mention the tingling in your hands, my first thought would be to evaluate possible carpal tunnel syndrome But the other symptoms are no ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Possibly: If you have osteoarthritic changes in your knee and haven't done well with oral nsaids or local cortisone injections, you may be a good candidate for ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
See below: when the first and second opinion differ significantly or youre not happy with the first doctors who have seen, Id see a 3rd or even a 4th doctor you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Bad idea: If you have a head injury, I wouldn't drink alcohol or take any narcotic meds It may alter your mental status which can be confused with the concussio ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Hard to say: Its hard to say what it is without seeing you In general, its probably not serious But if its affecting your daily actiiviities, id see an ortho md a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Take it easy: in general when you overdo it, you need a combination of rest, ice and some nsaids to calm down the problem don't go back until youre 90% better if yo ... Read More
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