Doctor Q&A for Dr. Steven Gorin

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain: Most likely this is a sprain of a ligament between the two bones. It can cause pain and when the muscles around it get tight, usually in the morning t ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: That is always a possibility. But it can be other areas of the knee. The best way to evaluate this is a physical exam and possible MRI depending on wh ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle Strain: An anti-inflammatory can be helpful with a torn muscle. But, if it is acute there may be more bleeding because of this. Use them sparingly. Always use ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrician: It is important for you to see your pediatrician and have her evaluated. Pain that lasts this long may be a strain, but it is important to make sure t ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Bilateral Injection: Sometimes the body responds to injections differently. There may be some swelling in one and not the other. Nerve symptoms would be shooting pain to t ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee Swelling: There are a multitude of reasons for why you get swelling in the knee. The most important thing to do is see an orthopedist who can properly evaluate ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Osteoarthritis: No, you can get referred pain from osteoarthritis. But the diagnosis itself cannot be made if a joint is not involved.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee: It is most likely excess adipose tissue. If not then it could be a bursitis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
IM Nail removal: It is possible, but there are just as many risks to get it out.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Gorin
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar maltracking: Most likely your patella tracks laterally and when your muscles are tight it increases the pain.
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