Dr. Eric Ritchie

Orthopedic Surgery
Lackland Afb, TX
31 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Pediatric orthopedic: Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat problems unique to the growing child and adolescent. Clubfoot, hip dysplasia, sports injuries, scoliosis and fract... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Yes: Using light weight and higher reps should cause no problems. Avoid doing overhead lifting with a barbell ( military press ), or anything that causes s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Not true: If you have leg pain from a "pinched nerve" there are a number of options ranging from physical therapy and medication to injections and/or surgical d... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Physical therapy: Initial treatment should begin with physical therapy, nsaid's, weight loss, aerobic exercise and smoking cessation. If pain persists, surgical treatme... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
3-4 weeks in cast: Then 3-4 weeks out of cast before returning to full activity.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Yes: Collar bone injuries heal pretty quickly in children. Swimming is not contraindicated as long as they can do so without a great deal of pain.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ritchie
31 years experience
Pediatric orthopedic: Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat problems unique to the growing child and adolescent. Clubfoot, hip dysplasia, sports injuries, scoliosis and fract... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ritchie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ritchie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks very much for your quick and detailed reply
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

F edward hebert school of medicine
Graduated 1992MD
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