Doctor Q&A for Dr. Kevin Freedman

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Osteoarthritis: Chronic pain in the knee is most commonly from osteoarthritis. This is "wear and tear" arthritis, from worn surfaces in the knee. Most commonly, this ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pre-patellar bursiti: This sounds like pre-patellar bursitis. That's an inflammation of the tissue in front of the knee. It commonly hurts with kneeling. Would recommend ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear?: The description of your pain is concerning for a meniscus tear. This is a tear of the cartilage ring on the inside of the knee. These tears commonly ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably contusion: A direct blow to the knee most commonly causes a contusion, a bruise to the soft tissues and the bone. It can also cause bursitis, an inflammation of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be priformis: What your describing could be piriformis syndrome. This is one fo the small muscles of the hip that can compress the sciatic nerve and can cause pain ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Freedman
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip burisitis: This pain is probably from hip bursitis. The bursa is the tissue on the side of the hip that can get inflamed with use or direct pressure. Ice, ant ... Read More
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