Dr. Rowlin Lichter

Orthopedic Surgery
Reno, NV
74 years experience male

Locations

Office

Reno, NV

Address

14285 Domingo Ct, 14285 Domingo Court, Reno, NV
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About

Bio

I am retired. I love to work for free!

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Hawaii, Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

320 Answers
47 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Coccydynia: Must fall on a bump to hit the coccyx. A pratt fall on a flat surface can hurt the back but rarely bust a coccyx. Mom would be very osteoporotic for... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Omeprozole: Take it as long as you are having distress for the NSAID. If you no longer take the meds it is not needed so stop, If you find you have not gastric ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
PatellaChondromalaci: PT is good only if it is emphasizing short arc quadriceps exercises. Build the part of the thigh muscle that controls the knee cap-the VMO. The glocos... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Not to worry: The lung has a slick lining called the pleura. There is a fluid that lubricates the interface and occasionally a small area is either irritated or fo... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Bony healing?: An x-ray would help to be reassured that healing is mature after 8 weeks especially if you are returning to combat. Full flexibility will be necessar... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Tonsils: They ARE in the back of the throat. That's why we look at them when you say AHHH!
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
NyQuil: There is no THC in the drug.The liquid version of NyQuil Cold/Flu Multi-symptom Relief, available in syrup and LiquiCap form. The recommended adult do... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Disc or CTS: If the numbness is on the entire thumb, check your neck for pathology like a disc rupture. It the numbness is only on the palm side, consider carpal t... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Tarsal tunnel syndro: The swelling can squeeze nerves in your foot that go mostly to the forefoot and toes. Elevate it and use ice to reduce the swelling 9even tho it feels... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Foreign body: If the callosity is coming to a head, you have a foreign body that is being extruded. If the "callus" id painful and on the sole, it would be a planta... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
OA: You are describing typical symptoms of arthritis in the knee. If unilateral-prob, an old injury, If bilateral, most likely a systemic arthritis. Seri... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Poor Vision and pain: Eyestrain can cause headaches and fatigue. You appear to have made a good diagnosis. Beware, although 1 and 1 make 2, we are all susceptible to sugge... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Low sex drive: Causes of low sex drive in people are so varied I would start with the Family physician who knows the couple. it can be relative to a high sex drive i... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Muscle relaxers: These are meds that help the doctor-not the patient. Only curare (indian arrow poison) relaxes muscle. The so-called muscle relaxers make you sleepy ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Thromboses: I cannot see that the small amount of ASA would cause menorrhagia. Even better, get up and walk the aisle every hour. If the flight is empty, elevat... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Groin pain: Many possibilities. Clear up any UTI. Check your hip joint with a simple test: Put right heel on the left kneecap; hold it here and let the right leg... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Knee pain: A direct hit without any twisting is probably OK. Where it hurts is important. Usually in a fall only the tibial tubercle takes the force. That is BE... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Equilibrate: See a dentist awake of bite problems. Minor mismatching of dentition post mandibular fracture can cause serious TMD.problems that can be corrected by... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Systemic arthralgias: You are a little old for JRA but the hunt begins with a physical of hands and feet, shin swelling? fever, weight loss, fatigue/ eye problems, heart pr... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Common possibilities: Middle and left- possible ulcer/gastritis. Try Omeprzole. To the left-gall bladder prob. Lay off fatty foods. Cabbage/broccoli etc. Other remote possi... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Tonsillitis???: Tonsils often have mild exudate-the white spots. If they are not swollen or sore I would not be taking antibiotics. Tonsils are fighting for you and u... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Stiff neck: Be sure the problem is not related to a head/neck infection. Old neck injury can result in painful arthralgia.4/10 pain is controlled by any NSAID li... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Chartre': The artificial disc has been used in Europe for about a decade and in the US for about half that time. It has been highly successful and prevents adja... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Rib Pain: THIS IS OFTEN CAUSED BY AN ABNORMAL RIB FACET. A JOINT BETWEEN THE RIB AND THE SPINE. IT IS VERY SHALLOW & AT TIMES CAN DISPLACE. INSTEAD OF SOM... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Tension: Namaste. This is the most likely Dx. Check you posture while studying. Use a table or support for the book 14-18" away. Keep head and neck close to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Medial Knee Pain: Could be a torn meniscus if the pain is at the knee joint. This requires an orthopedist to evaluate. However, if the pain is just below the knee, abo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Laparoscopic cholecy: stectomy is performed thru the belly button. Let the surgeon know that you may have a post-op problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Rheumatism?: Polyarthralgia it is called and can be due to systemic arthritis like RA. But, need know lab tests, age, occupation, history of injury, bone density,... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Concerned Mom: Hyperactive sympathetic nervous system réponses are not unusual post operative. This is more common when a tourniquet has been used. Be sure that sh... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Disc vs OA: You are describing arthritic facet pain & pain referred to the lower limb. Nerve pain is usually not assoc. w/ relief from exercise and worsening ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Kneecap grinding: There is an irregularity in the joint, most often the kneecap. Put your hand on your knee as it tsk. If the noise is in the kneecap it is probably a ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Chest lumps: If the area was injured, it could be dislocated. Otherwise I would be concerned enough to be examined. The only things I can think of in that area are... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Hemoptysis: The answer, unless the tablets were poisonous, is no. Coughing up blood can be a serious sign of lung disease. Are you a smoker ? Get a chest x-ray. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
CTS: Get a splint from Walgreen's or CVS for you wrist and wear it night and day except to bathe. Elevation may help. The Gaba is a unique use but logical.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Prob. Lymph node: Time to check for dental, facial, ear or scalp infections. Unless there are more painful lumps, then it could be a systemic disease.
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Must know where pain: Pain in the shoulder opening door could be shoulder cuff or capsule.Should not relate to surgery. It's another problem unless it shoots pain into your... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Yes: Fat is an impediment to normal circulation causing increased resistance and higher BP. Keep loosing the weight. You have a way to go unless you are 7... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Yes: A Holter Monitor would rule these out but first you need a suspicion of a problem. Get reassured and talk to your HCP. Good luck.
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A member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Poss but not likely: The grafts are poorly vascularized and will not lead as much when torn. If your Lachman is negative and noAP drawer motion present, you are in luck. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Caveat emptor: Cyproheptadine in this drug can cause confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; seizure (convulsions); ringing in your ears; fast or... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
L3-4or 4-5: Usually L3-4 supplies the quad muscle. That pain distribution is ofter sacroiliac referred pain. Put your heel on the opposite kneecap and let your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Corns: This is a "soft" corn over a boney bump on the side of the toe joint, It can be help if you maintain a soft spacer there. Make sure your shoes are w... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
You are too normal: Enjoy. Less problems with time and a great partner.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Arthralgia: You are too young to be old, A leg short by less than 1 inch is within normal. Hip impingement is worrisome for gung ho athletes. If you are obese l... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Weak bones: Your Dx means that normal bone turn over is not being replaced fast enough. In men this is serious and indicates an debilitating illness that needs mo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Circulatory Problem: If t\you are otherwise a health gal you are describing frost bite. If you are a Type I diabetic it could be pressure necrosis. If, by now you are fi... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Deconditioned: You did not supply enough info to determine your physical fitness. You need an exam a full physical and, if no contradictions, start an exercise progr... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Free weight injury: This is why I prefer machines. Always use a spotter when increasing reps or weights. Overuse should not have lingered three weeks. Sounds most like... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Muscle injury: You t use your abdominals to sit up. Sit-ups build the abdominals. If over-worked these muscles they may be complaining by hurting.Try a little Aleve... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Yes, too many: If the "hip" pain you complain of is truly hip ,it would be in front halfway up along your groin and 1 inch down. This would fit an inguinal hernia. C... Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! it does hurt & it was inflamed but since im putting this cream on my toe it seems to kind of work but it still hurts & blood comes out on the edge when i mess with it bu...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I have been stressing about my health a lot lately! My dentist did inform me that I had TMD but I guess I never thought to link the symptoms to that! Thank you so much!...Read More
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Thank you so much! I had a punch biopsy that suggested an early connective tissue disease (possibly lupus). Had the biopsy b/c of a rash. Will ask doc about collagen diseases. THANK YOU!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1949MD

Residency

Cook County Chicago IL

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Third Place, National - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, Third Place, Nevada - Spring
2016
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Reno Region - Spring
2016
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