Dr. John Mahoney

Orthopedic Surgery
Martinsville, VA
40 years experience male

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Hydrate: Hydration is very important when taking supplements, especially with creatine. Continue to hydrate.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Possibly: Creatine requires a large amount of water to properly metabolize. In fla. In 2012 an adolescent died taking creatine when he failed to adequately hydr... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
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PVD: Peripheral vascular insufficiency might be the cause although your age is alittle young. Under the increased demand of the muscle during exercise, th... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Cant be certain. : From the information provided, one can't say for sure. If you had a large rct tear, then it is likely a single row.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
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Likely musculature.: Likely a muscular injury . If you fell you might have a fracture.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
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Both present risks: Both are nsaia and carry a risk of gastric irritation and bleeding, Aspirin has a shorter half-life and really should be taken every 4-6- hours. Mot... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Not likely serious. : Fleeting pain lasting 1 day is more likely related to overuse and not a fracture.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Casr removal: Likely cast immobization with stiffness and dry skin. No big deal.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
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Hematoma: Sounds like you have a hematoma from the cath. Site. It should resolve in another few days.
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A male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Diaphragm: It sounds like a diaphrammatic spasm which is likely not serious.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Not likely: The sport is significantly safer that its outdoor cousin. I doubt any injury to your back would be serious.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Cervicalgia: Inflammation of the cervcal nerve root. Steroidal treatment is very effective.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Adductor muscle pull: The hydrocele is almost always left sided and insignificant.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Surgery: Most tendon ruptures require surgical repair because of the deformity that occurs within the tendon structure just prior its failure ie. Rupture. It's... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
6 weeks for recovery: Dislocation of the thr may indicate problems with the position of your hip components.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Skeletal systems : Concentration on ailments of the muscle, bone, and joint systems.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Not likely: Silent Mi is not uncommon and persistent pain would be unusual.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Lower cal intake too: Take a year to lose the weight. Calories spent need to exceed intake by 500-750 calories daily.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Cervicalgia: I would recommend a through evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. Evaluation and radiographic studies will be needed to elucidate the source of your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Visit an orthopod.: Some fractures don't show on an xray for 2 or more weeks. Get re-evaluated!
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Yes: Risks include infection, nerve root injury , paralysis, bleeding, persistent pain
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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No: Joint hyperlaxity could explain both issues.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mahoney
40 years experience
Neuropathy: Sounds like peripheral neuritis. See your PCP first.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mahoney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mahoney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks. Sadly I've been overheating everywhere and doing this.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Why does age matter? I snow ski, waterski, play tennis.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Card. appt. June 9. So frightened.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1983MD
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