Doctor Q&A for Dr. Tal David

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Night pain: At night, we experience the accumulation of all of the inflammation that has built up during the day when we are active. The joint friction gradually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip fracture: Hip fractures can be very serious injuries and can lead to long-term problems such as arthritis. Even a hairline fracture can displace (shift) - make ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee immobilizer: The purpose of knee immobilization after surgery is to prevent the bones from shifting. Usually used for 6 weeks after screw placement.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Finger pain: Probably a flexor tendon inflammation. Commonly seen with repetitive finger flexion (gripping a 4-seam fastball, etc). Start with 7 days of an otc a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee sprain: Several possibilities: most commonly, torn cartilage, meniscus tear, ligament injury or sprain. You should see an orthopedic surgeon if you still hav ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee bursitis: The two problems are usually thought of as separate. There are some cases of bursitis that can be associated with psoriasis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cortisone injection : Depends on the diagnosis. Cortisone will usually have an effect within 4-7 days.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patella hardware: The key is to make absolutely sure that the patella fracture has healed. Usually at least 6 months.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hand fracture: Absolutely. You should get an x-ray asap.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgeon referral: Look for names of surgeons on the following websites: www.Sportsmed.Org www.Aana.Org www.Mastersurgeon.Com.
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