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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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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?

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?

Let me help you: You must a major problem in the knee found during the arthroscopy? Some of the injections could help temporary and some on the long term basis. I think eventually you may required knee replacement. Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Popping sounds in neck, ear pain, knee pain in both knees, cortisone shot in knees didn't help. Bursitis?

Popping sounds in neck, ear pain, knee pain in both knees, cortisone shot in knees didn't help.  Bursitis?

MOr information: We need to know more about what's going on. This can't be bursitis all over the place. It could be Muscloskelet and you should discuss this with your physician and maybe see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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Had peroneal sublux surg-still snap, then incr pain,snap stop. Unstable, bump in tendon above bone, pain top foot-stairs. Dr.says steroid shot. Safe?

Had peroneal sublux surg-still snap, then incr pain,snap stop. Unstable, bump in tendon above bone, pain top foot-stairs. Dr.says steroid shot. Safe?

Sounds more like the: surgery may not have the best result. If due 2 failure of a soft tissue repair, steroids in my opinion would not B indicated as they do have adverse effects on soft tissue. ...Read more

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Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now ?

Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now  ?

Might need to see Dr: There are many causes of knee pain. Tendinitis generally doesnt respond to medications. A physiotherapist might be helpful re your bracing. Suggest get it checked if worsening. Here is a generic article on knee pain see if any fit to discuss with your doctor: http://patient.info/doctor/knee-assessment ...Read more

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My knee has stiffness. It's not straighten like the other knee, i'm not getting the hyperextention. Can crespine gel injection helps knee motion ?

My knee has stiffness. It's not straighten like the other knee, i'm not getting the hyperextention. Can crespine  gel  injection helps knee motion ?

May be : You have to know what causing your knee not to extend first and then treat it accordingly. If the problem is arthritis this gel may help you. ...Read more

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85 year old torn meniscus in right knee, pain/inflammation when walking. Recommend hyaluronic acid joint injection? Other non-surgical therapies?

85 year old  torn meniscus in right knee,  pain/inflammation when walking.  Recommend hyaluronic acid joint injection? Other non-surgical therapies?

If your joint is in-: -good condition, a menisectomy would be advised, even if borderline. This can slow down further degeneration & possibly avoid a replacement. Hyaluronic acid if the joint is bad & the only option is a replacement, if you are one of the people that get great results, you still may avoid a TKA. If successful they do need to be repeated over time. ...Read more

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Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Depends: Many hip injections are done for bursitis (greater trochanteric bursitis - the side of the hip) - these injections are superfical, outside of the joint, and would be highly unlikely to cause infection of a hip replacement. However, if you have had an actual injection into the joint itself, then there is certainly the possibility of an infection occurring, however chances are still low. ...Read more

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Right knee replacement got scare tissue muscles tendon. Knee will not go flat ?

Right knee replacement got scare tissue muscles tendon. Knee will not go flat
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Walk backwards: Walking backwards helps to extend the knee I have used this technique for many years and it has helped many but you must keep after it in the final analysis there are some pts who do not achieve full extension which makes for a less acceptable outcome. ...Read more

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Knee pain 2yrs rec'd cortisone inj cause from hyperextend knee from foot drop consulted ortho said no more cortisone inj pres meloxicam 7.5mg ideas

Knee pain 2yrs rec'd cortisone inj cause from hyperextend knee from foot drop  consulted ortho said no more cortisone inj  pres meloxicam 7.5mg  ideas

Foot drop: Usually (but not always) comes from a problem (compression/severance/injury) to the common peroneal nerve, which runs along the outside of the knee just below it (not the typical place where knee injections are given). Your foot drop may or may have been caused by the injection, but your doctor probably wants to err on the side of caution. ...Read more

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Outter lower leg swollen,lower leg into foot pains.2 yrs ago same injury,Pod gave cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection in ankle twice.Foot & 3 toes go numb at times.

Compartment syndrome: If leg is swollen, two biggest concerns are a blood clot (which would not resolve with a cortisone injection) and compartment syndrome which is where the swelling is compressing the flow of blood and nerves into your foot which is a concern, but it doesn't usually come and go over two years. See your MD. ...Read more

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Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?

Extensor tendons in foot sublux/snapping over bones. Torn ext. retinaculum no surgeon will replace. Any brace (non AFO) to hold tendons in place?

Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but not long term. ...Read more

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Leg swelling bellow knee . pain ANA discomfort from the knee to the toes .

Leg swelling bellow knee . pain ANA discomfort from the knee to the toes .

Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more

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Patella dislocation meniscus extruded past tibia. Swelling- large effusion mrii. Knee gave out while walking. Need for surgery? Pops clicks

Patella dislocation meniscus extruded past tibia. Swelling- large effusion mrii. Knee gave out while walking. Need for surgery? Pops clicks

Depends: Your need for surgery will depend on the stability and/or damage under your knee cap. If this is your first patella dislocation vs the latest ofmor, that could change things as well. The effusion or fluid in the knee is just a symptom of the dislocation. Its really the patella that needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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If I had 4 injections of Hyalgan and it didn't help the knee pain would Synvisc, (hylan g-f 20) Eufflexa, Supartz or Orthovisc help the pain?

If I had 4 injections of Hyalgan and it didn't help the knee pain would Synvisc, (hylan g-f 20) Eufflexa, Supartz or Orthovisc help the pain?

Unlikely: These are all similar treatments. If you failed one the others are unlikely to work. 4 injections of Hyalgan is an unusual number. Did you complete the recommended treatment? ...Read more

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Can't walk 5 weeks after having cortisone injection into hip iliopoas tendon why ?

Can't walk 5  weeks after having cortisone injection into hip iliopoas tendon why ?

Very unusual: Injection in that site should not cause that ? Must be something else check it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What use of bands, if any, will solve hip bursitis, sciatic nerve pain, groin pain?

What use of bands, if any, will solve hip bursitis, sciatic nerve pain, groin pain?

Bands: will help strengthen the muscles around the hip, and spine resulting in improved muscular structure and more stable spine. This will take awhile to improve your symptoms so if it hurts to do these exercises you may want to consider a steroid injection to hip or spine. ...Read more

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Would a cortisone injection in my knee help its connective tissue disease pain ?

Would a cortisone injection in my knee help its connective tissue disease pain ?

Cortisone injections: Cortisone injection is a very helpful way to reduce inflammation , thus reducing pain , Depending upon the type of connective tissue u have , there can be other treatments to help the over all process. Place yourself in the hands of a good rheumatologist . ...Read more

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