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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Tracking Proble,: It sounds like your knee cap is having issues with the tracking in the femur groove. This is not an uncommon issue. X-rays with "sunrise" view lend a... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Behave yourself: At the age of 29, thinning of your cartiage is unusual. This is usually seen on an MRI that can see the thickness of the articular cartilage. I woul... Read More
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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 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Pain: The main reason for surgery is for pain. I would hesitate to suggest surgery just based on an MRI finding without pain. At 24 years old, you might h... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Yes and No: Sports medicine doctors are usually orthopaedic surgeons that have gone on for further training in the area of sports medicine. There are doctors tha... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Regeneration: The answer is simple: your bone can regenerate whereas cartilage cannot. Once the cartilage is gone, it is gone. It can only be replaced by a live ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Muscle contraction: Without getting to technical, your muscles contract on a cellular level in order for the muscle to work. In order for this muscles to contract, k+ an... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Evaluate: With a known ligament injury on the side of the wrist, it's hard to know if the prominence is related to the original injury or not. Your ligament in... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Tight tendons: A common cause of posterior knee pain in adolescents it having tight hamstrings. As one hits puberty, the bones can grow faster than the tendons and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Unusual for tha at age 35. Not unusual for initial groin pain after sitting for a period of time. This probably indicates inflamation of the muscles... Read More
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