Doctor Q&A for Dr. Roger Palutsis

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Fracture Type: The answer depends on the type of hip fracture and the type of surgery. Usually most hip fractures heal within 3 months. A partial hip replacement r... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Same but different : Carpal tunnel causes numbness to the thumb, index, and long fingers. It usually is not painful. Arthrits is pain at a joint level and is descriped ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Non-loading: At 42 and with a history of arthitis, you want to minimize the load across the knee joint. You want to focus on keeping your quad strong. The best e... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Patience!: The normal timeframe is at least 4 months. We orthopods say that it isn't unusual for healing all the way until 8 months out. The fact that it is an... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Get an xray: Christy, it is very difficult to sustain a dislocaion of an elbow in that it takes a signicant impact for that to occur. Rest and ice and support for... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Options: At the age of 44, you need to seek out an opinion about your arthritis from an orthopaedist who is fully versed in the full array of treatment options... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: Difficult to say without an exam. Usually celulitis will resolve with oral antibiotics. The question is whether your knee warmth is due to inflamati... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Hard work.: A tka requires a dedication to follow the postop therapy. Usually, pts are in the hospital for 3-4 days, and either go home for outpt therapy, or go ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
More arthritis?: With your history of a partial knee replacement on the other side, it is possible this is related to arthritis or possibly a torn meniscus. I would su... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Possible tear: I assume this is based on an MRI test. I am impressed with how specific the description is. High quality mri. Basicly it shows that there has been ... Read More
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