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Orthopedic question is there any knee test that someone can do on there own to know if they have a meniscus tear or not? Please help thanks
There are multiple: There are multiple tests someone can do. A good exam can pick up a tear. Pain over the joint line is a sign of an injury. Specifically a mcmurray test is a test that is done where you can feel the tear move. Clinical signs are locking, buckling, and painful clicking in the knee with walking. Meniscal tears often hurt with deep knee flexion or such as squatting and with pivoting (twisting). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Orthopedic question? How is a meniscal root displacement fixed? Do they all need surgery? I have been having a lot of knee symptoms like clicking pop
Orthopedic question: what are the symptoms of a meniscus tear? What does medial tibofemoral joint line tenderness mean? Where is the peripatellar?
Orthopedic surgery question- is there a cause for concern if there is a broken surgical reamer left inside my ankle?
Orthopedic/radiology question: an MRI report notes severe stenosis at l5-s1 but there are minimal physical symtoms as a result. Can you explain why?
Orthopedic surgery question-----what do you think of a biologic knee replacement? On you tube : bioknee.Com
It depends on knee: It depends on the overall condition of your knee based on MRI or arthroscopic findings. If your articular cartilage is pretty good then an "oats" or "aci" procedure works well, although after age 50 an oats is probably the better option of the two. If the damage is too extensive for an oats, then an osteotomy or partial replacement may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Question: Can I return to Brazilian jiu jitsu after a total shoulder replacement?
58 yrs old, able to do bjj now with the severe limitation of an arthritic shoukder.
I need a orthopedic to answer this question. I had a chondroplasty done about 1 year ago. Now my knee cap seems to get stuck in the up position locks ?
Varies: You should make sure you have a general understanding of the nature if the procedure itself, potential risk and complications associated with the surgery, success rate, and typical postoperative course. ...Read more
Clavicle surgery: Your surgeon should go over risks, benefits, and potential complications with you before surgery. You should ask as many questions as you need to so that you are as relaxed as you can be. Ask your surgeon how many times they perform this procedure every month. Results of every procedure correlate directly with how frequently the surgeon and entire team performs it. Don't be afraid to ask! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer