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Dr. David Whiddon

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
York, PA
24 years experience male

Locations

Wellspan Orthopaedics

Office

York, PA

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
It depends....: On whether the patella was resurfaced. Some patients will still have pain if their patella was not resurfaced. They may have damaged cartilage on th... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
So far so good: There are lots of supplements available but a whole food diet with plenty of water is probably better than any supplement.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Nsaids like ibuprofen, maybe crutches if acute injury. Most non traumatic causes will resolve without interventio... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
See a therapist: You may be doing it incorrectly or aggravating an underlying condition. A physical therapist can perform an assessment and guide you.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
6 weeks: Typically it takes 6-12 weeks for the bone to heal. It depends on your overall health. If the wrist is immobilized in a cast it may be stiff for a m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Whiddon
24 years experience
Usually surgery: Most patients try physical therapy first. However, femoroacetabular impingement is usually best treated with surgery to address both the cause and re... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Whiddon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Whiddon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im thinking of taking some vit A, B12, C, D, E, Ca, Mg, Selenium, pantothetic acid, zinc, omega 3 fatty through one a daily or seperate pill
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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