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Dr. Vincent Yamamoto

Orthopedic Surgery
Walnut Creek, CA
35 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

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English

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
35 years experience
Rest: This kind of pain has many possible causes, but is probably from running or sports. Shin splints are common. Usually it will get better with rest, i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
35 years experience
Diffuse muscle aches: Usually it is a diffuse aching of the muscles in many parts of your body.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
35 years experience
Not necessarily: No. But the problem previously could have been a precursor to your problem now. Overuse tendinitis can be from being overweight or over active on you... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
35 years experience
Not likely: It is very doubtful that you have compartment syndrome, as this does not affect the legs and arms simultaneously. Exercise induced compartment syndro... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
35 years experience
Shoulder injury: There are several possible causes of your shoulder problem. It can be a rotator cuff problem, or if you are under 20, then it can be some instabiilit... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yamamoto is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yamamoto is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! One of the best answers I've been given. Very quick too. Thank you sir
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1987MD
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