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Dr. Stephen Quinnan

Orthopedic Surgery
Miami, FL
20 years experience male

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Yes...but: Weight training that is part of an aerobic exercise program will certainly be beneficial for your heart. Lifting heavy weights for mass without aerob... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Coccygeal pain: Is there additional history? Trauma? Generally coccygeal pain and coccyx fracture are treated conservatively. Sitting on a donut pillow, avoid press... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Very unusual: It is much more likely that you have a primary cause in your mid-back than having the pain come from an asymptomatic cervical disk.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Surgical resection: Ganglions can fluctuate in size over time, but generally require surgical resection for cure. It is important to resect the entire ganglion down to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Very little: Glucosamine exists as a chemical pair with an oppositely charged molecule. Sulfate or an acetyl group can fill this roll. Nutritionally, the glucosa... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
NSAIDs : Assuming the arthritis being asked about is osteoarthritis.....The most common first line medicine is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
Yes: There are orthopaedic surgeons that for various reasons do not perform operations. These orthopaedists are called surgeons, but are really are nonope... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
No association: There is no direct link between high cholesterol or triglycerides and joint pain. However, having extra weight and obesity can certainly put strain o... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Quinnan
20 years experience
CS not likely : Compartment syndrome (cs) is either traumatic or exercise induced. There is no described cs that involves the position of your leg when seated. It i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Quinnan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Quinnan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I fell very hard on my behind when I was 10, 26 years ago and off and on has never been the same.. Thanks for your response
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for the quick reply, I used to do weight lifting when I was younger so perhaps it caused some longer term effects.
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
Graduated 2002MD

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