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Doctor insights on: Hill Sachs Deformity

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What's a varus / valgus deformity?

Positions.: Varus is a term to describe an inverted position. Valgus describes an everted position. It is a description for frontal plane deformities. ...Read more

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How is a club foot deformity inherited?

How is a club foot deformity inherited?

Multiple factors: Congenital club foot ccf can occur as an isolated event or as part of a syndrome. Current thinking includes the influence of an autosomal dominent gene which is expressed ~33% , making it possible to skip generations without an affected carrier. Incidence 11/10000 (iowa)m>f, increased if mother smokes in pregnancy.See http://www.Omim.Org/entry/119800. ...Read more

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How is a hill-sachs deformity injury treated?

How is a  hill-sachs deformity injury  treated?

Depends: Depends on the size and if there's instability. If the instability is the result of a large humeral head defect, there is a technique of filling the defect with soft tissue called a remplissage. If the instability is due to the front of the socket (bankart lesion), a bone block can be transferred to the anterior glenoid to create stability. ...Read more

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Hill sach's fracture with accompanying anterior labral tear, what to do?

Hill sach's fracture with accompanying anterior labral tear, what to do?

The first line of: Treatment should be evaluation by a sports medicine doc or orthopaedist. Dislocation can often cause the fracture and labral tear. Therapy can help if it has only dislocated once. If your shoulder is coming out of joint to the point where it has to be physically reduced back into place, therapy wont help and you are likely going to require a shoulder stabilization procedure ...Read more

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What're some joints affected by genu recurvatum?

What're some joints affected by genu recurvatum?

The knee only: Genu is the name of the knee recurvatum is the knee bends backwards. ...Read more

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Pain! how to treat, chiro? X-ray shows spina bifida occulta@l5, grade1 anterolisthesis of L5 w/spondylosis, mild disc space height loss@l4-5&l5-s1

Pain! how to treat, chiro? X-ray shows spina bifida occulta@l5, grade1 anterolisthesis of L5 w/spondylosis, mild disc space height loss@l4-5&l5-s1

Too little info: As dr. Hines says, a neurosurgeon can help differentiate all of the above and provide you with the best treatment options for your condtion. There are many factors to consider- your age, how much spondylosis, pain location, duration, relief, exacerbation, general health, etc. See a neurosurgeon for some good answers. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Does club foot with sandal gap deformity mean a chromosomal disorder?

Hereditary: Club foot is a deformity than can be seen in certain populations more than others, and if a parent has clubfoot there is a chance that a child may have it. The sandal gap refers to the appearance of the big toe being further away from the other toes when an ultrasound is performed on the fetus in the womb. ...Read more

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Only 4 rheumatologist orthopedic have acquired hypermobility in ankles/knee joints from past- dance or gymnastics, can hypermobility spread 2 spine?

Only 4 rheumatologist orthopedic have acquired hypermobility in ankles/knee joints from past- dance or gymnastics, can hypermobility spread 2 spine?

No: Hyper mobility is a result of ligamentous laxity which is a result of ur genetic makeup. It therefore can potentially be present at any joint, even if the symptoms/sequelae do not present all at the same time. Therefore, the laxity is a condition inherent to each joint ; does not "spread" like an infection or cancer. ...Read more

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X ray results read 18 degrees of hallux valgus deformity and ankle mortise is congruent. What does this mean??

X ray results read 18 degrees of  hallux valgus deformity and ankle mortise is congruent. What does this mean??

Bunion : Hallux valgus is a fancy way to say you have a bunion. A congruent ankle joint means it appears normal on that view of the X-ray. ...Read more

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Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?

Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?

Not necessarily: Medications, physical therapy, bracing, and even injection therapy are ways to treat early arthritis of the knee without surgery. Consider being seen to discuss which options might be best for you. ...Read more

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My deformity of the chest called pectus excavatum. My dad had pectus carinatum. Related?

My deformity of the chest called pectus excavatum. My dad had pectus carinatum. Related?

Same basic process: Accelerated longitudinal growth of the parasternal cartillages may push the sternum out or in during the period in which the sternum still growing and maturing. Out- carinatum or pigeon, in- excavatum or caved in, sunken. ...Read more