Doctor Q&A for Dr. Thomas Horn

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let it heal....: I would make sure he avoids any potential contact sports until the stitches are out and the area is no longer tender to touch. This will be likely soo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: if it's just bruised, it will take a day or two to resolve. If you still can not bear weight after 3 to 4 days, or the leg is deformed or clicking, t ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No worries!: Radiologists sometimes use colorful semantics to describe your x-rays. Phleboliths are benign calcifications in your pelvic veins. Hypertrophy of the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tested?: a bone scan can be done to make sure it is a benign bone island and not something more worrisome. If it turns out to be a normal scan, then recheck of ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Loose body?: Locking of the elbow could be caused by a small free floating piece of bone which can form in a joint much like a piece of sand forms a pearl in an oy ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chopart strap: patellar tendinitis usually gets better with proper PT, which would include stretching the quads and hams, improving hamstring flexibility, and minimi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on your work: most of the time, the ex-fix is on 3-4 weeks until things stabilize, then cast placed. If your work does not require affected hand use (?walmart greet ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Avoid contact, flexs: using certain exercise machines that put pressure right on the cubital tunnel can cause aggravation of ulnar neuritis. If you have subluxation of the ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No spot reduction: there's no way to reduce fat in certain areas by certain exercises. Liposuction can remove that from specific locations but is only used in subcutaneo ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle strain?: The most likely source is muscle strain, but postural irregularities can also cause some periscapular pain. Problems with your neck can also referred ... Read More
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