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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Mark Galland Dr. Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
Tulane University School of Medicine
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What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

Muscle vs bone: There are three muscles on the back of the femur (thigh bone) that run from your hip to your knee and are collectively called the "hamstrings". The ischial tuberosity is the name of the bony area where the top of the hamstrings attach. ...Read more

Dr. Stanley Schwartz Dr. Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
48 years in practice
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
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What would cause a sudden sharp pain in pubis/ ischial tuberosity region when walking or moving legs? No trauma and not over weight.

What would cause a sudden sharp pain in pubis/ ischial tuberosity region when walking or moving legs? No trauma and not over weight.

Most likely...: Is you pulled a muscle attaching to ischial tuberosity during exercise at gym or home stretches but if hurts when you cough, hernia also possible. ...Read more

Dr. John Goldman Dr. Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
51 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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Dr. Edward Hellman Dr. Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
25 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Yes: Two most common causes are an inflmation of the bursae over the is cholla tiberosity or a variation of a "sciatica" from the back. Swimming and exercise are ok as long as they don't aggravate your pain. If they do, you may need to cut back. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Rhoads Dr. Rhoads
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
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What is pitting of the greater tuberosity?

What is pitting of the greater tuberosity?

Hole in bone: This is a finding found on imaging studies (like X-rays) of the shoulder or upper arm . Pitting means small holes or a hole in the part of the humerus (upper arm bone) called the greater tuberosity, where ligaments attach. It can mean there has been an injury to the ligaments that attached there. It may be an important clue if you have shoulder problems, inc. rotator cuff injuries. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Mandell Dr. Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
48 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What is a mild degenerative changes in the occipital tuberosity ?

What is a mild degenerative changes in the occipital tuberosity
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Mild calcification: The inion, occipital tuberosity or external protuberance, is the most prominent projection of the occipital bone at the posterioinferior (lower rear) part of the skull. The ligamentum nuchae and trapezius muscle attach to it. Mild degenerative changes may represent more exaggeration or spur or increased soft tissue calcification in the area. ...Read more

Dr. Bradly Shollenberger Dr. Shollenberger
Podiatry
32 years in practice
Temple University School of Medicine
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What does tibial tuberosity bilaterally signify?

That you are normal: The tibial tuberosity is the bump of bone on the upper part of your shin to which the tendon from the kneecap attaches. If you are asking a question about an x-ray interpretation, i think you may have left something out of your description. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied Dr. Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
45 years in practice
University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Gregory Harvey Dr. Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
34 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Help me please? Im getting tibial tuberosity transfer and i was wondering what the procedure was?

Help me please? Im getting tibial tuberosity transfer and i was wondering what the procedure was?

Tibial transfer: this procedure is usually done to change the angle of your kneecap as it tracks in the groove of your knee. This helps prevent further dislocations. The small bump (tibial tuberosity) on the front of your knee is released, moved inward and then screwed in place ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Berg Dr. Berg
Surgery
28 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Is there a surgery to remove bump on tibial tuberosity?

Is there a surgery to remove bump on tibial tuberosity?

Knobby knees: Usually occurs in teenage years, associated with overuse, growth spurts and injury. The front of the knee, tibial tuberosity and patellar tendon, enlarge forming a lump. Best to check with an experienced orthopedic surgeon in your local area for advise. Surgery is not the first option. Take friend/family with you. (osgood-schlatter disease/osteotomy). ...Read more

Dr. Paul Grutter Dr. Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery
18 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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What is the difference between a tibial tuberosity transfer and osteotomy?

What is the difference between a tibial tuberosity transfer and osteotomy?

No difference: Tibial tuberosity transfer and tibial tuberosity osteotomy are the same thing. This is also commonly called a fulkerson osteotomy, anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer, amz, or tibial tubercle transfer. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Bach Jr Dr. Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
38 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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Dr. Ryan Stanton Dr. Stanton
Emergency Medicine
14 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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Is it abnormal for the tibial tuberosity to be larger and more pronounced on one leg?

Is it abnormal for the tibial tuberosity to be larger and more pronounced on one leg?

Probably no biggie: Most likely its slightly more pronounced from a prior injury with scarring. It could also be just a little normal variation. As long as there are no other symptoms, it should be fine. If you have pain or concerns, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. James Rochester Dr. Rochester
Family Medicine
22 years in practice
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What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

Tendonitis and......: enthesopathy-fancy term for tendonitis. Specifically inflammation of the tendon at the bone attachment or the origin of the muscle in question. Origin is where muscle originates from or anchors to, so when it contacts it can move the joint (in this case the hip). Periostitis is inflammation of the periosteum, the outer fibrous covering of bone. Contains many nerves and vessels. Painful condition. ...Read more

Dr. Pietro Seni Dr. Seni
Orthopedic Surgery
43 years in practice
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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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I have pain right below my tibial tuberosity. I don't feel it often when running, but some. It is localized and very painful to touch. It also seems t?

I have pain right below my tibial tuberosity. I don't feel it often when running, but some. It is localized and very painful to touch. It also seems t?

Shin Splints?May Be?: Shin splints are type of overuse injury to the legs.The pain is very charactresistic and located outer edge of the mid region of the leg next to shin bone(tibia)It can be severe and halt workout.The diagnosis require a careful physical exam.Treated with relative rest,anti inflammatory meds,streching exercises.It can be something else too which can be diagnosed on exam and xrays.So get it checked ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr Dr. Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
38 years in practice
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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