Doctor Q&A for Dr. Thomas Alost Jr

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Cartilage: This is typically due to a condition called chondromalacia, the softening of cartilage behind the knee cap. If you have no pain, no worries. Work on... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Technique: Talk to your coach to watch your technique. Consider elbow brace.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
MRI: X-rays will only show bony trauma. Physical exam first then MRI to determine which ligament (or cartilage) could be injured. This will then determin... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Healing: This type of ankle fracture is a progression of a severe twisting injury to the ankle. It appears that you have had an MRI and every ankle MRI will s... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Sprain: This is most likely a sprain of that part of the foot or strain of tendon. A fracture of bone would be immediate pain. Pain 24 hours later is always... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
No difference: Static slow stretching of the specific muscle group in necessary. Consider 10 thirty second stretches of each musce group will work.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory pain medicine and Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and can be taken together.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Calcium: Any resistance traning and exercise that involves walking running dance aerobic and cross fit will stress the skeleton and help the body perserve ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Scar tissue: This is still remaining iritated tissue within the knee. Keep up your exercise and range of motion and this will eventually go away. Use topical ant... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Walking: Any type of activity that puts strain on your skeleton will make them harder. Try walking, running, lifting weights.
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