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Will femoral anteversion/retroversion get me medically discharged from the army?

Will femoral anteversion/retroversion get me medically discharged from the army?

I doubt that it will: as long as you were accepted into the service , this would have been present from when you went in. it is not something that gets worse over time. after you no longer are growing, there is no change. ...Read more

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What are the clinical signs of femoral head retroversion?

What are the clinical signs of femoral head retroversion?

See your peds Doc: Femoral head retroversion or scfe is diagnosed when a child presents with decrease range of motion, and often are not able to complete hip flexion or fully rotate the hip inward. Common is to the knee (referred pain from the hip). Dx requires xrays of the pelvis. Consultation with an orthopaedic surgeon is needed to repair. ...Read more

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Is it true that someone with hip retroversion cannot get piriformis syndrome on that side?

Less likely: With retroversion of the upper aspect of the femur the piriformis is relaxed during routine ambulation and therefore there is less chance for irritation that would result in symptoms consistent with piriformis syndrome. ...Read more

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Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Is left hip adductor tendinosis to be expected in a runner with unilateral left hip retroversion?

Further evaluation: You shoiuld have further evaluation of the hip joint. Hips are like car tires, malalignment can cause earlier degenerative changes. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of unilateral femoral head retroversion in the population? Why did it take so long to be diagnosed and only b/c of injury too?

What is the percentage of unilateral femoral head retroversion in the population? Why did it take so long to be diagnosed and only b/c of injury too?

Life isn't that way: Often, real life is not exact like numbers are. It might not be known how many people have femoral retroversion, especially in various groups of people (male, female, children, adults, narrow-pelvis, wide-pelvis, short/tall people, different racial groups, etc..). Each person has her own femur shape, so angle measurements go from the retroversion range to the normal range to the anteversion range. ...Read more

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Scoli dr said i have mld scoliosis, Femoral retroversion, external tibial torsion, & leg length discrep. Play soccer but hard to run. What kind of dr?

Scoli dr said i have mld scoliosis, Femoral retroversion, external tibial torsion, & leg length discrep. Play soccer but hard to run. What kind of dr?

Pediatric Orthopedic: If you have xrays and MRI's, I can see you in Lake Worth to better assess your needs. Or you can do a virtual consult with me. I am a minimally invasive spine surgeon, but happy to give you my opinion on all your orthopedic maladies. ...Read more

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What is pelvic sling?

What is pelvic sling?

Prolapse care: Sling holds up bladder and prevents eventration of the bladder thru the vaginal osteum. ...Read more

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What is done for pelvic tilts?

What is done for pelvic tilts?

Pelvic tilt: A standing postural xray defines if it is enough to be important. Some are fixed, some are temporary or secondary to something else. See a manipulating osteopath or chiropractor to define what kind and consider a shoe lift or pelvic lift if it is fixed. ...Read more

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Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Multiple causes: infection, GI, muscular so see your doctor........ ...Read more

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Pelvic lipomatusis what do I do for it?

Pelvic lipomatusis  what do I do for it?

Follow up: Pelvic lipomatosis is characterized by overgrowth of fat cells in the pelvis surrounding the bladder & rectum. Cause isn't known but it has been linked to obesity.Due to compression of pelvic organs patients may experience urinary symptoms, constipation, ribbon like stools & lower extremity edema.A conservative approach, symptomatic treatment & follow-up, is indicated in cases with minor symptoms. ...Read more

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Why am i having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Why am i having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Too complex to...: This is a very complex matter which weould need a history, physical, and appropriate lab tests and imaging studies. Check with your pcp and/or ob/gyn specialist! ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain?

What can cause pelvic pain?

Many reasons: Your pelvis has many organs in it;s vicinity. Uterus, tubes, ovaries, bowel, bladder and spine. Pathology in any of these can cause pain. Pelvic varicosities leading to pelvic congestion can cause pain too. ...Read more

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What is a pelvic osteotomy?

What is a pelvic osteotomy?

Cutting the pelvis: This is usually done for children with a congenitally deformed hip socket. By cutting the pelvic bone around the socket, surgeons can reshape the socket to help the hip joint develop more properly when the shape was not proper. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pelvic pain?

I have a lot of pelvic pain?

C a gynecologist: Whether female or male, the question is too general to even guess. I'll take the rest of 400 characters to mention 2 key principles of medicine. For the knowledgable experienced doc, the DX or next specific step is in the doc's questions & and patient's answers. Second, pain is subjective for that one pt, it is otherwise unmeasurable, except within the docs mind that is listening and seeing pt. ...Read more

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