Doctor Q&A for Dr. John Michalski

A female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL: Consider arthritic patellar changes, possible scar or graft impingement. If locking or having instability, get Orthopedic opinion.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bone length: Dwarfism is the clinical term for short stature. Typically, the long bones such as femur & tibia are shorter in this condition. There are varietie ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Weight loss: Everyone is different. Shoot for a consistent 3-4 pound weight loss per week with diet & exercise.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Wide hips: Generally female gender & genetics.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip pain: Consider FAI: femoral acetabular impingement or perhaps hop dysplasia. Get X-ray & exam.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL injury: Yes, ACL injury usually is non-contact injury. Also valgus, extension, deceleration injury.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Baker's cyst is usually an indication something else is going on inside the knee--usually arthritis, meniscal tear, or synovitis. Fluid buildup should ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle pain: Consider contusion, sprain, strain, fracture. See orthopedic doc & get X-ray to check for possible fracture.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Consider strain, clot, sciatica, popliteal cyst, or vascular issues.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise: Consider lots of water. Stay hydrated & avoid alcohol. These may help lactic acidosis.
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