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Peroneal tendon subluxation- w/ heel to toe walk, pivot, down stairs, up ramps. Tried stirrup brace but increased sublux. Other conservative options?
Slap repair(failed)in march, bicep tenotomy in june). Was doing good, the as shifted car into gear, felt(heard) pop in bicep area. Is it poss it tore?
Diabetic-RA- lost balance-2 mos ago-fell onto sofa w/left bare heel slamming concrete floor. Painful-anything touching it & its my weightbearing leg.
Intense ankle pain (front & lateral) prohibits climbing stairs, pivoting, running. No injury, full ROM w/o weight on it. What did/should I do? Thanks!
Ortho Eval needed: Seek evaluation by your orthopaedic surgeon. Along with a thorough examination of your ankle, X-rays would likely be obtained to assess for a potential loose body of osteophyte that may make stair climbing painful. Instability or ankle looseness would also be assessed as the anterior and lateral aspect of the ankle is where the main stabilizing ligaments are located. ...Read more
Fx's heal in 6-10 wk: Most fractures treated in a cast, whether fixed by surgery or not, take between 6 and 10 weeks to heal. After a brief period of rehabilitation out of the cast, normal activities can soon resume. Your treating orthopaedic surgeon will no best in your specific case when contact sports such as football can safely resume. ...Read more
Had knee injury,July 30, broke off cartlidge,august 30/suffered pulmonary embolism, ,and doing physical therapy,now experienc,ankle swelling?
Knee arthroscopic surg. Aug.9 cannot walk/do house chores w/o major pain. Oa, 49. Do I need injections or knee replacement. Pain moves around kneecap?
Accidently more weight put on my ACL reconstructed knee..Lost balance..Din fall bt felt terrible..No pain..Took painkiller prior to dat.Nothing wrong?
Probably Okay: I allow my acl reconstructions to bear full weight afterwards (except if a meniscal repair or other ligaments were repaired) so it is unlikely that you sustained an injury by putting too much weight on your leg. If the leg swelled up or is causing pain, that would be a bad sign. If you have that , you should see your surgeon for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both work well: Both grafts in addition to a cadavre grafts can work well. More importantly, the way the procedure is performed and the postop rehab are more important than the actual graft used. You would probably require at least six months of rehab postop before returning to rock climbing. ...Read more
Dislocated knee cap 3 weeks moved outside knee i straightend leg it went back in place, very swollen, weightbearing ok, stiff, ok walk without brace?
Labral tear?Medical records says possible lab.Tear-car accident 3yrs ago.Increasing pain-limited motivation, stiffness, fluid in right shoulder.
Warming sensation on left foot arch/ inner heal area, long road trip yesterday (14hrs) RA, but on a break from methotrexate, nerve entrapment?
6weeks ACL hamstring graft, extension lag 30 deg, able to flex till 100, difficult to climb up stairs, pt says vmo is weak ,using brace. kindly advise?
Referrals in San Francisco to assess achilles tendon injured running 50K mountain ultra-marathon this weekend.
Hard blow to the floor playing vball.2 diff doctors, mri, arthrogram mri, xrays came back fine.Can't put any pressure when kneelin. Knee pain 24/7.Help?
Undisplaced fracture/bone bruise on posterior medial talus 3 week ago.Given ROM exercises and walking boot today,told to wear only when walking?Right?
Weight bearing: The boot is needed if you are weight bearing - walking or standing. Not needed if at rest or while your foot is elevated. ...Read more
Face and hands: Face and hand injuries are common after airbag deployment. Abrasions and bruises around the face are common, and occasionally the nose may be broken. Occasionally, the hot gases escaping from the airbag may produce first degree burns. If you are wearing glasses or sunglasses, you may also get a few lacerations. Hand injuries are also common, especially if your hands are high on the steering wheel. ...Read more