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Elbow Rock Band
Extensor Carpi Radialis longus (inside forearm arm) muscle small knot? Longish-lump, tension? Pain when flexing wrist shoots to upper arm
Lump in muscle : should be evaluated certainly could be any number of benign condition are benign tumor or muscle strain or injury but there's also the possibility that it something more like a sarcoma which is rAre. But not unheard of It's more notable if it's a lump in a muscle if it's truly within the muscle than which muscle one thinks it is. it is in the forearm. ...Read more
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Posterior calf tight. Vein inch above Achilles bulging and pinching. Feels like rubber band around calf several inches above bulge vein. No trauma. ?
Pain in lat muscle, below armpit on my back, flares when extending arm overhead (i.E. Tennis serve, throwing) is this rotator cuff injury?
Pea size bluish bulge above elbow. injured elbow 3 weeks ago, non-displaced radial head crack. elbow'd been taped tight for 8 days.is bulge worrysome?
Begin gentle ROM: With a nondisplaced radial head fracture, I treat only with an ace and sling. After ten to fourteen days with no change in position by Xray, I start the patient on gentle active range of motion. The important thing about radial head fractures is the prolonged immobilization of the elbow may cause permanent stiffness. ...Read more
Rotator cuff tear-pain in elbow-wrist-hand- swollen forearm-catch in bicep, bicep knotted up, when pushed, it has a cracking popping feeling, painful ?
Knee gets very stiff at night. Hard to straighten leg. Tight rubber band feeling. Extends down front of calf. Very painful. What is it?
Elbow pain: Are you able to fully bend & straighten elbow joint? Can you turn hand palm down & back? May have dislocated elbow or broken radius/ulna/humerus or merely strained ligaments. Best to have joint examined & x-rayed (emergencyroom) so appropriate treatment can be given. Motrin/aleve/etc (if you can take them) may take edge off pain. Ice for swelling. Sling or splint for support until seen by doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Tendinitis: Sounds like you are describing patellar tendinits. ...Read more
Fell on knee snowboarding; swelling, bruising, searing pain in patellar tendon area when flexing foot up; can move, walk, stand fine. Thoughts?
Tight calf-achilles. Also feels like something hard runs along achilles-calf head. After sitting then stand, tightness behind knee and hamstring?
See details: Then see an orthopedist and have the area examined. No one can answer your question without examining the calf. ...Read more
30. Feel knee pop or snap around/from knee sometimes when turning foot out. MRI Dx w/chondromalacia. Told patellar maltrack. Recovery time? Any advice
Variable: The recovery time can vary from weeks to years. Chondromalacia implies long-term, often irreversible damage to the cartilage that covers the bone. However, symptoms can improve or even disappear. If your patella is not tracking properly, then I recommend a physical therapy program, patellar stabilizing brace and rest from activities that worsen symptoms. Also, update/improve athletic footwear. ...Read more
Hit on right heel by shopping cart foot bent under cart heard a pop in my plantar fascia now pain bottom of foot & Achilles tendon what to do?
Start Now.: By the sound of it, likely a fascia injury and possibly some involvement with the Achilles tendon. These are initially treated in the RICE fashion.(rest, ice, compression and elevation) This will help with the swelling and pain. Avoid bearing weight on the foot until it can be examined and the true extent of the injury can be determined. Use Crutches until you can see a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more
Numbness right wrist 3" toward my elbow. Feels like i'm wearing a wrist band for tennis. What could be cause, ?
Today woke-pain top foot feel misaligned. Barely weight bear- Loud snapping and severe pain-passed out. Subluxed extensor tendons snapping back?
Difference B/T chondromalacia patella or OA? Knee feels sore, gets hot, swollen below the K-cap, crackling/popping noises when move. Rare pain on Kcap
Noises in the knee: It is rare for a person in their 20s to have OA, most of what u describe with popping , cracking with movement as well as swelling below knee cap is from chondromalacia of the patella . You should see a knee specialist . Many times some simple things can be instituted to help ...Read more
2 previous wrist surgeries for carpel tunnel/thumb fusion. Chronic pain+lump inside wrist. Now pulling tree roots & wrist popped with immed wrist pain?
While a knee has twisted, what could give a sensation of a tight band crossing over the knee cap "snapping" back into place like a rubberband?
Plica: Your description fits that of the relatively uncommon plica or shelf.This can cause popping / catching about the kneecap... However, so can patellar subluxations( kneecap slipping) as well as loose bodies and meniscal ( cartilage tears)( less common). See your ORS for exam and definitive diagnosis . Good Luck! ...Read more