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Are there any tendons in back of the leg below the knee besides the Achilles tendon?

Are there any tendons in back of the leg below the knee besides the Achilles tendon?

Yes: The plantaris tendon and posterior tibialos tendon both arise from posterior muscles of the leg and connect to the foot. The Achilles' tendon is the largest of the posterior tendons. ...Read more

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Is the hip flexor muscle right near the groin?

Is the hip flexor muscle right near the groin?

Yes: The pelvis and hips have a lot going on in terms of muscles and attachments. I suspect you could find a decent diagram online. ...Read more

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Mri showed tear in the gluteus maximus upon the insertion of the it band on the right hip. I have pain in the back side of my hip around the side of m?

Mri showed tear in the gluteus maximus upon the insertion of the it band on the right hip. I have pain in the back side of my hip around the side of m?

Tear.: Sounds like the pain your having is caused by the gluteus tear. Hopefully, this can be healed without surgery, but you might need an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate it. ...Read more

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Is there any documentation of the plantaris muscle/tendon originating behind the medial part of the knee rather than lateral?

Is there any documentation of the plantaris muscle/tendon originating behind the medial part of the knee rather than lateral?

Plantaris: not that I have ever read. But I have seen a lot of abnormal anatomy cases lately. Abnormal Nerve distribution, extra tendons, etc. so..... Any thing is possible. ...Read more

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Is the hip flexor muscle right near the groin crease?

Is the hip flexor muscle right near the groin crease?

Yes: The pelvis and hips have a lot going on in terms of muscles and attachments. I suspect you could find a decent diagram online. ...Read more

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What does "capsular stripping from the lateral margin of the left acetabular labrum region of the dome of the acetabulum" hip MRI with contrast?

What does "capsular stripping from the lateral margin of the left acetabular labrum region of the dome of the acetabulum" hip MRI with contrast?

Trauma?: This implies some type of trauma to the capsule, which is the fibrous tissue that holds joint together. Generally should heal conservatively, with time and rest and pt. Should not need surgical intervention if the labrum is not torn. ...Read more

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Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Capsular Ligament: The capsular ligament consists of two types of fibers, circular and longitudinal. Some of the longitudinal fibers form the retinacula and the circular fibers form the zona orbicularis. It is attached to the acetabulum and anterior inferior iliac spine; and connects to the transverse ligament, iliofemoral ligament, pubocapsular, and ischiocapsular ligaments. ...Read more

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Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus

Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus

Bakers Cyst: This is common in people who stand up for a long time. It develops on the back of you knee, the popliteal fossa, and presses on a the proneal nerver which causes the pain to shoot down to you ankle. Need and orthopedic consult. ...Read more

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What is the "left anterior acetabular column" of the hip?

Anterior column: The acetabular columns were first described in 1964 by judet and letournel as an inverted y. The anterior column was composed of the bones ilium and pubis. The pelvis is composed of three bones including the ilium, ischium and pubis which fuse in early adolescence and collectively called the innominate bone. ...Read more

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Where is the valgus on the neck of the femur?

Where is the valgus on the neck of the femur?

Valgus: Valgus is a term for outward angulation of the distal segment of a bone or joint. It looks like the joint is pushed in relative to the rest of the limb. ...Read more

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Are the medial/lateral tarsal, dorsal metatarsal, anterial tibial and arcuate, the only arteries on the front of the leg and foot?

Are the medial/lateral tarsal, dorsal metatarsal, anterial tibial and arcuate, the only arteries on the front of the leg and foot?

VASCULATURE: Sounds like a question for school. Anyway, here goes: ant. tibial, dorsalis pedis, perforating peroneal, ant. lat. malleolar, ant. med. malleolar, lateral tarsal, arcuate, 1st prox. perforating, dorsal metatarsal, dorsal digital, medial tarsal. Hope that's all. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Can the Achilles tear away from the lateral side of the soleus muscle?

Can the Achilles tear away from the lateral side of the soleus muscle?

Achilles : yes. Usually the Achilles' tendon ruptures above the insertion to the heel. But higher tears are possible. Get an MRI and see a podiatrist or orthopedic foot and ankle doctor ...Read more

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Which kind of nerve impingement arising from the shoulder refers pain to the medial epicondyle if the humerus?

Which kind of nerve impingement  arising from the shoulder refers pain to the medial epicondyle if the humerus?

Ulnar nerve: Typically, if you have pain along the medial epicondyle, that is where the ulnar nerve travels. If you have impingement upon this nerve there are usually other symptoms including numbness and tingling in the 4th and 5th fingers. In the extreme situations there may be weakness of these fingers. There is often pain when tapping over the nerve at the medial epicodyle. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

PAF: Patellofemoral syndrome would be my first thought. Patella stabilizing brace or strap and Phys Therapy program to strengthen the VMO of the quads can be helpful along with modifying exercise to avoid aggravation. Ice after exercise and NSAID if no reason not to take. Other common causes arthritis, meniscal tear or degeneration, loose body in the knee, bony bruise to knee host of others as well. ...Read more

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Had multiple steroid inj into adductor tendon of hip. Now it feels like a seperate part of my body, is tight and sunken. What is this?

Had multiple steroid inj into adductor tendon of hip. Now it feels like a seperate part of my body, is tight and sunken. What is this?

Fatty atrophy: When you inject steroids into or around tendons, some of the steroid that may go into the soft tissues can cause the fat underneath the skin layer to go away (i.e. Necrose). This can lead to some scar formation in that area. ...Read more

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Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Further evaluation: You shoiuld have further evaluation of the hip joint. Hips are like car tires, malalignment can cause earlier degenerative changes. ...Read more

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Right hip pain only comes at night when rolling over. No pain before, after, or any other time. There is some IT Band and minor adductor tightness.

Right hip pain only comes at night when rolling over. No pain before, after, or any other time. There is some IT Band and minor adductor tightness.

Bursitis?: Does it hurt when you sleep on side on your hip and Thigh? If that's the case you might have Trochanteric Bursitis. Read below: http://www.patient.co.uk/health/greater-trochanteric-pain-syndrome ...Read more

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Best treatment for a suspected hip flexor or high adductor muscle strain? RICE? Probably low grade 2

The suspected hip fl: The Suspected hip flexor injury should be confirmed by a doctor with clinical examination and further investigations and treatment based on those findings.

The main thing is that you should make an appointment with your doctor who will take a proper history and also examine you before suggesting any further action ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy cause damage to pelvic girdle. Hurts so bad . Been so long. Hurts in groin, where muscles (adductor (spell) are. Please help. ?

Can a colonoscopy cause damage to pelvic girdle.  Hurts so bad . Been so long.  Hurts in groin, where muscles (adductor (spell) are. Please help. ?

Usually not but...: Colonoscopies are routine screening procedures for older americans, to look for colon cancer. Usually, there are no after effects, so a person feels fine afterwards. If there are symptoms, one should return to her primary care doctor and to her G.I. Specialist to see what is going on, and to see if there is a complication from the colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I was ordered an emg of adductors by ortho. Then neurologist said that cannot stimulate obturator too deep in pelvis? Who's correct here?

I was ordered an emg of adductors by ortho. Then neurologist said that cannot stimulate obturator too deep in pelvis? Who's correct here?

Neurologist right : I've never tried to stimulate the obturaror nerve. I think it'd be quite uncomfortable. The needle EMG would potentially be helpful. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Is there such a thing as frozen hip?

Frozen hip: No, there is not a specific frozen hip. A hip can, however, become stiff and lose motion from arthritis, infection, scar tissue, synovitis, heterotopic calcification, muscle and ligament contractures, as well as from metabolic, congenital, and traumatic causes. ...Read more

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What are ways to keep my hips from widening?

What are ways to keep my hips from widening?

Hip width: The boney width you can not change. Pregnancy does widen, at least temporarily, the width of the pelvis to allow for childbirth. Soft tissue widening at the level of the hips can be improved with toning exercises and prudent diet. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip pain: Causes of hip pain are very broad and long list. It needs to be properly investigated by a qualified physician to get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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How too cure hip pain?

How too cure hip pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! joints are designed to last a lifetime/100 years! start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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What is a hip pointer ?

Bursitis : The most likely diagnosis is trochanteric bursitis which is on the outside of the hip, on the side of the pelvis and is not the hip joint. ...Read more

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How to relieve hip pain?

Exercise: Most of hip pains are due to osteoarthritis. Over-weightiness and inactivity make hip-pain worse. Back-strengthening exercises and losing weight are helpful. Taking pain-killer should be the last resort. However, when the pain is severe and/or interferes with the lifestyle, it is wise to consider hip replacement surgery. If pain persists please consult a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause hip pain?

What can cause hip pain?

Many causes: One of the most common causes of hip pain. Is osteoarthritis. Oa is usually seen in middle and old age, I do not know your age. Other causes include impingement syndromes, bursitis, muscle issues, snapping hip, trauma, transient osteoporosis, osteonecrosis or avn, and the list goes on. I recommend that you see your pcp or an orthoedic surgeon. www.aaos.org/findanortho/. ...Read more

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Hip pain after lying down?

Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Does swimming broaden hips?

Not likely: If anything it will tone them up and they will appear slimmer and stronger. Also can give your legs a slimmer appearance. The proof is in the fit of your clothes. Good Luck. ...Read more

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