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PF instability : Your symptoms suggest patellofemoral or kneecap instability . See your ors for examination. Pf instability can make your knee feel like it's going to 'buckle'. Quad strengthening/ bracing is initial treatment.When your knee 'bows in' you are probably seeing the inside of your med.Fem condyle w/ your kneecap slipping 'laterally'. Gl! ...Read more
What is the bare minimum a person will be out of work after rotator surgury? Is it possible to be back doing desk work between 1 1/2 weeks to 2 weeks?
Depends:: Is it your dominant shoulder (right for rightie, left for leftie?) what do you need to do with your arm? How bad the tear? I think you need to discuss this with the surgeon who does the surgery. ...Read more
We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more
Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer