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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
This is frustrating: This can be frustrating. The most important thing to do is expand how you measure success of your workouts. The other measures of success include how ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: If the bruising and pain are limited to the toes, then probably not. Most toe fractures are treated with a hard soled shoe. If there is obvious deform... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Illegally: Anabolic steroids, except for very rare cases, have no accepted medical use. The vast majority of people using Anabolic steroids are doing so illegall... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yes. : Medications used in numbing injections temporarily interrupt the entire function of the nerve injected. If the nerved which was injected is a sensory ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yep, I bet it does: Most heal without surgery without resulting in significant residual pain and/or dysfunction. If the doctor is concerned that it won't heal without sur... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Not all arthroscopic surgeries are the same. Some are less painful while others are more painful. Unfortunately, all involve some level of pain and di... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
See ortho doc: Frozen shoulder, aka adhesive capsulitis, is an inflammatory condition condition causing pain and shoulder stiffness. Treatment should be directed at ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Be careful: The artificial parts of a total shoulder arthroplasty are not as durable as the native joint. The more you use them the faster they will wear out. Thi... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
A lighter wallet: The typical western diet provides more than enough protein to support the metabolic processes of the athletic population. Multiple studies show that s... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Unfortunately not: Normal knee alignment spreads the forces of weightbearing evenly across both sides of the knee. Unfortunately, knock knees (aka valgus knees) and bowl... Read More
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