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Dr. Stuart Hirsch

Orthopedic Surgery
Bridgewater, NJ
56 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Below the ball porti: The upper arm is the humerus bone and at the top is shaped like a ball sitting on a tube, where the tube flares and the ball starts is the sub capital... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Water based: Upright water based exercise guided by your comfort...Or a therapist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Dehydration: Alcohol has many consequences including dehydration. It is a diuretic and this can lead to as long as several days to get back into balance.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Cardio not weights: Although it seems logical that local exercise changes fat storage, the character of body shape and fat storage is genetic. Cardio exercise and weight ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
External: Halo is applied to the outside of the skull, usually to stabilize a part of the spine.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Inherited metabolic : Genetic disorder with enzyme deficiency. Causes fatty deposit storage in many tissues associated with pain.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Both are slow to heal and a source of reduced capacity.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Possibly: Searching for the reason for the non-union is not as productive as identifying the solution.Delayed union is nomally defined as three months without x... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
May be costochondtit: Needs exam-costochondritis may be the diagnosis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Surgery or not: Rib fractures rarely either require or benefit from surgery.If markedly diplaced they may cause ongoing pleural irritation and pain and either excisio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Slow and steady: After 35 it is hard to build bulk muscle even with effort. That.S the reason so many athletes take performance enhancing drugs. Current studies , howe... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Not rare: Bone cysts-or "pseudo tumors" are not unusual in hemophilia and depending on location and size may be observed or treated. Treatment is not easy or w... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Sleep not remedy: Your sleep posture is not the remedy--it would be too easy. Postural exercise may have some benefit. If you have been on steroids there may be some st... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Sciatica: Most common cause would be degenerative disc with nerve irritation.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Get checked: Too many possible answers. You need a doctor visit for this--probably orthopedic evaluation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Usually bursitis: Burning pain in the area you describe is usually bursitis but could also be referred pain from nerve irritation from the neck. Neck posture should be ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Weeks not days: The placement and severity of the fracture will determine the speed of healing.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Few males require su: Few males require surgery as shoe styles can accommodate the bunion. New othopaedic procedures have a greater chance of patient satisfaction. Primary... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Not usually serious: A ganglion is a benign cyst. It not producing pain or cosmetically a problem it should be left alone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the fracture and its stability.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Rx for osteoporosis: A member of the bisphosfonate class of drugs, currently available as a generic. Usually prescribed for patients after a dexa scan shows low bone den... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Find out : Check with the facility that took the xrays-get an accurate response to how many xrays were taken.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Simple answers are not common in many spine problems. The quality of spine surgery has increased but in a 24 year old with a need for surgery in both... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
RICE is good: In a diabetic almost anything can have some significant potential consequences. If symptoms do not respond quickly seek professional assessment. Exerc... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
No: As long as the leg is protected. Fr OM stress by a brace or cast not a negative.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Spleen: Enlarged spleen and transverse colon.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Medication and: It takes a program-identify what causes the pain and try to minimize that. Selective use of medications and therapy will help.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Not easy: You can isolate shoulder and upper arm muscles with a carefully constructed program under the direction of a trainer but usually muscles are recruited... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Maybe: Swelling below the knee following an injury is common but calf swelling can also mean a dvt-clot.- or just too much sitting. If it does not improve wi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Get it checked: You need an x ray not a short cut answer. Differential could include carpal bone fracture or ligament tear.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
Repeat study: Significant elevations, if verified on a repeat study reflect muscle damage-find out the cause!

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hirsch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hirsch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks
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Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Second Place, New Jersey - Summer
2013
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