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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Laxity: If your acl reconstruction is stretched you may again be experiencing instability and giving way in your knee. This is called laxity. You should hav... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Surgery vs Rehab: A fracture of the hip will most likely require surgery while a strain of a muscle will require stretching and strength training.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Whiplash: Cervical strain ie 'whiplash' can aggravate any preexisting condition in the neck including radiculopathy or changes in the disc. Usually nsaids or M... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes and no: If you have a swelling at the tip of the elbow posterior, that is bursitis. You could have just swelling from the injury. If infected, it would be h... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Tendon: This is most often from over training with excessive strain of the tendons. Be careful working through the pain as this could lead to rupture. Especi... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Lipoma: Usually any freely movable lump anywhere superficial in the body will be a benign tumor such as a lipoma. And not bad. You can watch it or have it ta... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Lipoma: Usually any freely movable lump anywhere superficial in the body will be a benign tumor such as a lipoma. And not bad. You can watch it or have it ta... 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 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Lipoma: Usually any freely movable lump anywhere superficial in the body will be a benign tumor such as a lipoma. And not bad. You can watch it or have it ta... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
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