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radiology trochlea knee anatomy

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
7 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: First option: rest, immobilized for 2-4 weeks. Rehab to regain range of motion. However, surgery may be needed if: cartilage or other tissue ends pro ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Possible treatment options include: rest, immobilization, oral antiinlamatory medication, physical therapy and surgery.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Kneecap groove: The trochlea is the groove at the end of the femur. The kneecap/patella sits in this groove. We call this the patellofemoral joint. 15-20 is a very la ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
24 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely.: The most common thigh problem is patellofemoral syndrome especially in females. Usually X-ray may be used to rule out other causes of knee pain. Phy ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Simple problem: You have given me a wonderful description of what we call lipomas. These are noncancerous fatty growths that can occur almost anywhere on the body. Th ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip dysplasia: Developmental dysplasia of the hip, scoliosis, pelvic obliquity can all cause one leg to seem shorter than the other.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
43 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Need more info: How old are you? How long has this been a problem. Do your socks leave a mark in your leg at the end of the day? When you push on your shin with yo ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Twisting and loading: Golfing requires a fair amount of twisting movements. If you walk a hilly course, this can make your knees sore. However, the literature on injury pat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Inflammation: A "hot" knee would be a sign of inflammation within the knee joint. Inflammation can cause not only heat, but pain, swelling and sometimes redness. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Yes and vice versa: Weakness of the quadricpeps due to nerve root impingement can cause quadricep muscle weakness and lead to knee injury. Compensating for a bad k ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Dislocations: and accelerated degenerative arthritis

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