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Dr. Christie Lehman

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Charlottesville, VA
17 years experience

Locations

Charlottesville Orthopaedic Center PLC

Charlottesville, VA

Address

183 Spotnap Rd Suite C, Charlottesville, VA
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

21 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
IF it is tendon...: Figure out why you're getting the knee pain. Certain things predispose you to tendonopathy- training errors, foot mechanics, pelvic/hip weakness and ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Runners knee: You need to be evaluated to be treated. I can't diagnose you in that little info. A common condition causing pain in the front of the knee is aptly... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Neuropathic ankle pa: There are several reasons people can get burning heel pain. Arthritis in the ankles can be a risk for focal nerve impingement at the ankle, but one c... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Possible disc: If you have a pinched nerve in your back due to a "slipped disc", you may find relief in a position of low pressure on this disc. You may want to try... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Tough to say: You should be evaluated by a physician. You need to explain the history of your symptoms and be examined to better assist you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Have it looked at.: Numbness in the hands is most likely due to nerve irritation or damage. The unknown is where is this occurring. A physician can evaluate you and hel... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Possibly: Signs such as urinary incontinence, numbness when you wipe, poor balance when walking, progressive weakness along with numbness need to be immediately... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Talk to doctor: You need to have this discussion with your prescribing physician(s).
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Partially: With us of the knee, only the edges of the joint can be evaluated. The knee cap, or patella, can be screened for its articular cartilage thickness an... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
No.: You should not skip a reasonable course of conservative treatment if you have an intact tendon. This should include avoidance of overuse to start. Pot... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Can't diagnose : You need to be evaluated by a neurologist. They will examineyou an ask about numbness and/or weakness, among other things, and advise on whether f... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Yes: Twitching is a possible symptom, though not that common. Most common are tingling in the thumb, index, middle and half of the ring finger. Night pai... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Not a cream: If you are referring to the injectable liquid form, then you may be thinking of Lidocaine or similar anesthetic.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Be seen: You may have a "pinched nerve" in your back. Look out for weakness in the leg and foot as well as bowel or bladder control issues as these may be sig... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Wearing of cartilage: Patellofemoral syndrome causes pain in the anterior knee. It can be due to excessive wear on the backside of the kneecap from malalignment. Treatmen... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Possibly: Meniscal pain is typically sharp and severe. Also brought on with squatting or twisting. Burning is typically a descriptor i associate with nerve ir... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Yes: If the issue is actually tendinopathy at the hamstring origin, prp may be a reasonable choice for you, .
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Posterior Tibial nerve: Over pronation of the foot/ankle has been found to be linked to tarsal tunnel syndrome. This movement of the ankle is thought to irritate the posteri... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Yes: Osteoarthritis can be detected on x-ray. With that said, early arthritis may not be detected. Your physician can diagnose you given your clinica... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Try a brace: They most common cause of finger numbness is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is in essence a pinching of the median nerve at the wrist. Wearing a suppo... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christie Lehman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Here are some: Straight leg raises wall squats single leg squat (only 45 degrees) calf raises and calf drops from a step a formal session with a physical thera... Read More

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Mar 14, 2013
Great responses. Very impressive.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lehman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lehman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! This is very helpful, because the knee that hurts is my shorter leg, so maybe that has caused it? Thanks again!!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2005MD

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