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Hi doc, hope you're well. Had a type vi tibial plateau fx n calcaneua fx, 6 surgery 's been 1 yr n 4 months. I'm on meds. When r these pains gonma stop?

Hi doc, hope you're well. Had a type vi tibial plateau fx n calcaneua fx, 6 surgery 's been 1 yr n 4 months. I'm on meds. When r these pains gonma stop?

Post operative pain: Post op pain varies with number of surgeries, extent and nature. Speak to your orthopedic surgeon; however, pain varies from patient to patient over time. ...Read more

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My thumb has been spasming (not a light tic) all day down to the webbing. Never happened before. No pinched nerves or hyper/hypo calcemia. Any idea?

My thumb has been spasming (not a light tic) all day down to the webbing. Never happened before. No pinched nerves or hyper/hypo calcemia. Any idea?

Irritation: This kind of situation, a muscle spasm, is not uncommon. An irritation of the nerve supplying the involved muscle (not necessarily a pinched nerve), trauma to or over use of the involved muscle, transient disruption of the normal electrolyte movement into and out of the muscle cells, and electrolyte deficiency like low potassium and or magnesium. Keep the hand warm, rest the thumb and Gatorade. ...Read more

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I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling. Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?

I had an old calcanea stress fracture with swelling. Can long-term foot instability, plantar fasciitis, sural neuropathy cause back problems?

Heel fracture: The answer is simply yes. Long term instability, plantar faciitis, and sural neuropathy...All cause pain. And, trying to ambulate through it, will cause you to limp. This limping will effect your back. See a specialist, and get help. ...Read more

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