A 25-year-old male asked:
torn left knee meniscus twice, torn right achillis tendon, and symptoms of right knee meniscus tear after mri, no trauma, what could be the cause?!
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Some activity: You do not have to have a specific injury to cause a meniscal tear.
Sometimes the meniscus can degenerate and
tear from repetitive activities such as running
basketball and other pseudotraumatic sports
i would work a lot on strengthening and
plyometrics to help prevent further problems.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
What can I do to relieve hip pain when I sleep on my side? A pillow between my legs doesn't help.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Try a chiropractor: Try seeing a local chiropractor who is certified for pregnancy care. Many of my patients see a chiropractor to help with back and hip pain during pregnancy. Most say it helps a lot.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
What's the difference between the CT head the MRI brain scan?
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Dr. Garrett Caldwellanswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
CT vs MRI: Ct's and mris can focus on different things. Ct is typically used to view bone and look for bleeding while mris are used to view tissues. Also, cts use radiation similar to xrays while and MRI does not expose the patient to any radiation. However, anyone with a magnetic metal in their body can not get an mri, since MRI uses a large magnet.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Does shark cartilage really help with knee joint pain?
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Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
No conclusive eviden: No conclusive evidence in western medicine. However, this is a common part of treatment in chinese medicine. If you go the chinese medicine root, work with a certified specialist in this art.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How can you tell difference between fractured knee cap and bruised bone?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 35 years experience
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A 41-year-old female asked:
I have tingling feet my MRI shows L5 -s1 bulging disc with mid atrophy of some muscles around l5-4-3 . My doctor tingling feet. Are because of and this disc hasn't. Caused it. He gave me nortriptilin is my doctor right? I still have tingling feet and som
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Not usual for disk: With the muscular atrophy and neuritis, it might be best to undergo further testing.
There are many possible causes, including diabetes, autoimmune, endocrine, to mention a few.
At your age, a complete workup is indicated.
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Last updated Oct 15, 2019
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