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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
25 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up: You need to follow up with the Orthopedic surgeon to rule out any post-operative complication. Give them a call today.
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Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Be patient : This may be a chronic problem which by definition will take a long time (weeks) to resolve. There are many factors that slow healing (circulation, nut ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Leg pain post-op: A spine surgery causes scar tissue within the spinal canal. Especially if there is an infection, this scar tissue can be more proliferative. It then e ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Where: Debridements are possible nearly anywhere on the body and therefore the expectations vary.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar pain.: Unstable patellae could give you pain around the kneecaps. It can also give you a sense of instability, or it feels like the knee is "giving out" on y ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kneecap: The patella is also called the kneecap. It's a small, roundish bone which is right at the front part of your knee - the part that sticks out the most ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fulcrum for knee: Patella serves as a fulcrum for the quadriceps muscles to strengthen your ability to straighten your leg. Unfortunately, the shear forces are very hig ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Achilles : What was the reson for debriedment? Don't understand your question.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: A fractured patella is frequently treated with surgical fixation. An unstable or dislocating patella can be treated with a brace the first time but m ... Read More
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