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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Uterosacral Ligament Tenderness

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2wks ago bruised feeling above kneecap, slightly to the right. Then swelling, this has gone down, tender spot/bump is there.Slightly achey - ligament?

2wks ago bruised feeling above kneecap, slightly to the right. Then swelling, this has gone down, tender spot/bump is there.Slightly achey - ligament?

Knee issue: You may have sprained your knee but it sounds like it is healing. Do range of motion exercises as long as you're comfortable. If swelling still presence, an ace wrap or a pull on knee sleeve may still be used. Restrict weight bearing if still discomforting. Ibuprofen or Naproxen may be tried. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Can't turn my foot from side to side. Medial ligament in ankle is tender to touch but not very discolored. Difficulty walking & extreme pain. Sprain?

Can't turn my foot from side to side. Medial ligament in ankle is tender to touch but not very discolored. Difficulty walking & extreme pain. Sprain?

Posterior tib tendon: If your ankle is tender medially, you likely have posterior tibialis tendonitis, more common in people with flatfeet, but can occur in young people who are active. It is uncommon to sprain the medial deltoid ligament. Usually ankle spains involve the lateral ligaments. Apply ice, elevate, rest, take an anti-inflammatory. If your symptoms do not resolve in 10-14 days, seek ortho or podiatry care ...Read more

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Reconstruction ankle ligament after grade III sprain in Feb 2014, physio, rehab + home exercises but still pain + tenderness in outer aspect of heel.

Reconstruction ankle ligament after grade III sprain in Feb 2014, physio, rehab + home exercises but still pain + tenderness in outer aspect of heel.

Varies: There are many possible causes including scar tissue, persistent inflammation in the area, entrapment of a nerve. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. I would certainly let your surgeon kne you are still having problems. ...Read more

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I have 2 lumps, both sides of my upper chest 2 in. Below the collar bones. No symptoms of cancer, tender to touch. Doc said it was ligament strain. ?

I have 2 lumps, both sides of my upper chest 2 in. Below the collar bones. No symptoms of cancer, tender to touch. Doc said it was ligament strain. ?

Unusual: It is unusual that ligament strain would result in lumps. The other information that i would want to know is if you are male vs female. In females, i would make sure of a recent breast examination, as cysts can occur. The other other possibility are lipomas, which are soft deposits of fat within the skin tissues. Lipomas are very common and usually are not cancerous. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle 6 months ago Why is it sore to press on the ligaments?

NOT YET HEALED: Did you initially see a dr., or treat it yourself? If there is pain, something has not healed, either a ligament or even a broken bone. Unfortunately, a lot of "sprains" are undertreated, w/ people having lingering problems, sometimes a lifetime. It's also possible it's another joint; the subtalar joint. Only a doctor's exam would know for sure. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What should I do about a newly acquired persistent sore ligament or bursar in my right, stronest, shoulder?

What should I do about a newly acquired persistent sore ligament or bursar in my right, stronest, shoulder?

What activities?: What activities cause the shoulder to hurt? Often an initial small pain or injury can cause one 2 hold the shoulder in a guarded position. This position becomes the starting point for future movements which, because of the abnormal starting position, are abnormal in character, leading 2 more wear and tear. Rehab must focus on getting the sholdr muscles to work as a unit from proper start postn. ...Read more

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Torn ligament in foot, still sore 3 months later. What is taking so long to heal?

Torn ligament in foot, still sore 3 months later. What is taking so long to heal?

It would be better: If you specified which ligament. One of the reasons for a delay in improvement is the fact we walk on feet and use them when walking. This may cause delayed healing. There is a possibility of an occult or hidden injury as well. ...Read more

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Have a swollen sore index finger knuckle nand looks like the ligament is popn out what wrong?

Have a swollen sore index finger knuckle nand looks like the ligament is popn out what wrong?

Can't give answer: U need 2 c a hand surgeon 4 xam ; r-rays in order 2 have this answered.Aanswered . Also the description of where the swelling is, is not well described. ...Read more

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4 weeks after i tore my ankle ligaments it is swollen and painfull again. Whole foot sore.Will i need an op? Or must i go see dr again?

4 weeks after i tore my ankle ligaments it is swollen and painfull again. Whole foot sore.Will i need an op? Or must i go see dr again?

See doc again: Brace it, ice it, rest it (or use crutches), and when possible elevate it. Wraps are useful if properly applied. You want to see your doctor again. The answer to your question is based on the repeat exam and possibly further testing. Sorry to hear you are having a set back. good luck. ...Read more

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Hurt my knee a month ago. Had to see Dr today, suspect torn ligament, fitted me with a brace. With the brace my knee is more sore-ish. Is this normal?

Hurt my knee a month ago. Had to see Dr today, suspect torn ligament, fitted me with a brace.  With the brace my knee is more sore-ish. Is this normal?

Be sure brace fits. : If the brace does not fit well, or is improperly applied, there might be pain. Otherwise, you may be having residual pain from your injury. ...Read more

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Hello , doctor, my uncle was hurt himself in a gym .There is nothing wrong with his muscles, just sore in the middle of lumbar.Is that hurt his ligament?

Hello , doctor, my uncle was hurt himself in a gym .There is nothing wrong with his muscles, just sore in the middle of lumbar.Is that hurt his ligament?

Low back pain: If the pain continues, he should see his pcp. However, light exercise is advised. Proper stretching before and after exercise is necessary. As well as proper technique with exercise. Look up the mckenzie method on youtube for low back stretches. Over the counter nsaids are ok for a short time of he doesn't have kidney disease or gastric ulcers. ...Read more

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I tore a ligament about a month ago and have been in a cam boot but my other foot has become sore cramped and twitchy what should I do?

I tore a ligament about a month ago and have been in a cam boot  but my other foot has become sore cramped and twitchy what should I do?

Shoe raiser: Try getting a shoe leveler hat raises the other side up to match the level of the cam boot. This allows too to continue ambulating but at an even level and less imbalance while walking. ...Read more