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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic: This is an area of concern for orthopaedic surgeons, particularly subspecialist in sportsmedicine or hand surgery.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Achilles: If you suspect that , yes you should see a doctor. To do at home is rest, ice , stop aggrvating activities like sports and nsaids - if you can take t ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Wurapa
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Medical doctor: Consult a medical doctor first for exam and establish diagnosis. Physical therapy is commonly part of treatment plan.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: See doctor get a diagnosis and you may have to rest the knee
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Michael Bennett
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Find the cause first: Start with the cause for overloading the anterior knee (tight hamstrings, flat feet, weak quads) and address these first to prevent a recurrence. Init ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Stein
Dr. Lee Stein answered
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If it is truly extensor tendonitis then it is not necessarily an emergency. However, if you can't get in for 2 weeks and it really hurts go in to ER . ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee swelling: With symptoms in both knees now this may be arthritis although bilateral tendinitis is possible with fluid collection in the bursa accounting for swel ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pcp: A pcp who knows you is the most important member of any treat team they are your guide through the complex maze of american medicine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
36 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
A few can.: Tendonitis is a common problem that can be treated by a variety of doctors. Typically, you should start with your primary care doctor. If they can't h ... Read More
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