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How long does difficulty walking associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does difficulty walking associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Pubic symphysis : Disruption of the pubic synthesis usually results from trauma, or in some cases during pregnancy. Traumatic injuries are usually part of pelvic ring injuries and often require surgical treatment. Those injuries do not require surgical treatment will generally require three months until symptoms gradually improve. This is only an estimate and the results are based on the individual injury pattern and treatment. Disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy or delivery is generally self-limited and symptoms resolve within a few weeks to months after delivery. In rare cases the disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy can persist and be symptomatic. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Difficulty walking is a broad term that encompasses multiple medical conditions. One type of difficulty walking is called claudication. In claudication, a person can begin having severe pain or tightness or cramping that can make it difficult to walk. Claudication can have a vascular or neurological cause or both. Cardiac and pulmonary patients can have trouble walking ...Read more


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Pubic bone pain or symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction during pregnancy?

Pubic bone pain or symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction during pregnancy?

Symphysis dysfuntion: Is most commonly associated with pregnancy and childbirth. It is a condition that causes excessive movement of the pubic symphysis, either anterior or lateral, is a dysfunction that is associated with pelvic girdle pain and the names are often used interchangeably. It is thought to affect up to one in four pregnant women to varying degrees, with 7% of sufferers continuing to experience serious sym. ...Read more

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How long does sudden groin pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does sudden groin pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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How long does pelvic pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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How long does pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? and sciatica pain?

Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? and sciatica pain?

Shouldn't: While the pelvis is all interconnected, the pubic bone is in the front, and shouldn't cause swelling. It is curious why you think this joint is unstable. You may want to ask you primary care if an imaging study would be appropriate. Sciatica is typically caused by disc disease of the spine. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the tests for separation of the symphysis pubis?

What are the tests for separation of the symphysis pubis?

X-rays: This abnormally wide gap can be diagnosed by radiologic studies such as x-ray, mri, ct scan or bone scan. Manual testing by a healthcare professional can also be used. The patient is placed in various positions and pressure is applied in such a way that it provokes pain and maybe movement in the pubis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain with external rotation of hip and also cross leg sitting on floor which occured suddenly while doing butterfly stretch?

Tendon inflammation: If the pain is in the inner part of your thigh about the width of your hand away from the crease, then it is most likely inflammation of one of the tendons that lifts your thigh up and in. The sartorius is a muscle that can get inflammed in that area and be aggravated by sitting in that position. ...Read more

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Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of the medial meniscus. Would this cause pain during squating and climbing stairs?

Small parameniscal cyst seen of the posterior horn/body junction of
the medial meniscus. Would this cause pain during squating and climbing stairs?

Yes: A parameniscal cyst usually forms as a result of a meniscal tear...it is likely that the pain you have is coming more from the meniscal tear rather than the cyst itself. If the pain persists the treatment may involve an arthroscopy and trimming of the meniscal tear. ...Read more

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How can a limitation of motion or pain at the vertebral column affect movement in the hip, knee, and ankle?

Only if the movement: Of that leg may increase your back pain if there is muscular tightness or spasm or if there is a disc herniation creating leg pain where leg motion may aggravate the sciatic pain. See your doctor if this is not getting better. ...Read more

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Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

Wcapsular distention causes moderate deformity of the cranialfibers ofthe supraspinatus moderate cartilage loss at the acromioclavicular joint meaning?

It sounds like there: is fluid in the joint which is distended. This in turn pushes up on the supraspinatus & deforms it or makes it bow upwards. @ the, level of its attachment @ the humoral head. Mod cart loss @ AC joint means there's arthritis there, or could also B from infection or inflammation. ...Read more

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Comminuted impacted fracture through the neck of the left humerus with associated mild valgus angulation of the humeral shaft. Can this heal in SLING?

Comminuted impacted fracture through the neck of the left humerus with associated mild valgus angulation of the humeral shaft. Can this heal in SLING?

In short YES. : I typically do not perform surgery on nondisplaced fractures of the proximal humerus. I tell people it is like having ice cream on a cone. If the ice cream (humeral head or ball) falls off the cone(shaft) then it needs surgery if the ice cream is tilted or slightly smashed no surgery. If it is blown to prices then surgery. ...Read more

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Can shin splints occur on the proximal end of tibia, near the tibial tuberosity also has any1 heard of stress avulsion fx I have 1 in opposite knee?

Can shin splints occur on the proximal end of tibia, near the tibial tuberosity also has any1 heard of stress avulsion fx I have 1 in opposite knee?

Shin splints: Shin splints can occur in this area. If you were to draw a line from you tibial tuberosity to the proximal head of the fibula, just below the halfway point begins the large dorsiflexors ( extensors) of the foot. These are prone to shin splints. ...Read more

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Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Unlikely: Could be a hip joint problem involving the labrum in side the actual joint. Injury or strain to the hip can cause that type of problem. May need and mri. ...Read more

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Soccer/basketball player, noticed stabbing pain on outside of Achilles near heel. Pain occurs during motion of pointing toe with/without use of muscle?

Soccer/basketball player, noticed stabbing pain on outside of Achilles near heel. Pain occurs during motion of pointing toe with/without use of muscle?

Achilles tendonitis: Probably a tendonitis of the achilles near its insertion. This is much more common in patients that do a lot of running and jumping as you do. There are also other potential causes and usually an exam will determine the cause. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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How long is the usual recovery period of an AC joint separation in the shoulder?

How long is the usual recovery period of an AC joint separation in the shoulder?

AC separation: It depends upon the severity of the separation. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. May need minimal support with a sling, or may be a candidate for surgical repair. ...Read more

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There is fracture of enterior part of greater tuberosity of humerus. It is near joint. Bit I am feeling severe pain in sacpulas.

The traveler: Sounds like referred pain is the culprit, nerves from the effected site send pain to other areas, rather common occurrence. I hope you feel better! ...Read more

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How long does difficulty walking associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Pubic symphysis : Disruption of the pubic synthesis usually results from trauma, or in some cases during pregnancy. Traumatic injuries are usually part of pelvic ring injuries and often require surgical treatment. Those injuries do not require surgical treatment will generally require three months until symptoms gradually improve. This is only an estimate and the results are based on the individual injury pattern and treatment. Disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy or delivery is generally self-limited and symptoms resolve within a few weeks to months after delivery. In rare cases the disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy can persist and be symptomatic. ...Read more

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How long does pelvic pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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How long does sudden groin pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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What are the tests for separation of the symphysis pubis?

X-rays: This abnormally wide gap can be diagnosed by radiologic studies such as x-ray, mri, ct scan or bone scan. Manual testing by a healthcare professional can also be used. The patient is placed in various positions and pressure is applied in such a way that it provokes pain and maybe movement in the pubis. ...Read more

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How long does pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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What method of delivery is recommended for a person with Symphysis Pubis Diastasis. ?

What method of delivery is  recommended for a person with  Symphysis Pubis Diastasis. 
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Symphysis diastasis: This term refers to a separation of the two bones which make up the pubic symphysis. Deliveries are not usually affected and can occur normally, but during late pregnancy, the two bones will "rub together" and may cause discomfort, as can some forms of exercise (running, for example). ...Read more

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What is the cause of burning pain in the line of the symphysis pubis?

Get evaluation: Not uncommonly, this could be referred pain, but could also involve bone/ joint pathology. Have your doctor get X ray. Physical therapy may be available to turn this around. ...Read more

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Can symphysis pubis dysfunction harm my baby?

Can symphysis pubis dysfunction harm my baby?

No: No, the condition can be associated with pain and difficulty getting around as well, but there is no increased risk to the baby or your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is this serious? Osteophyte formation on the symphysis pubis?

Very unlikely: An osteophyte is a bone spur, and may be associated with arthritis symptoms. Most likely, what you are describing is an 'incidental finding' on an x-ray of the pelvis. ...Read more

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Are any treatments helpful for symphysis pubis dysfunction?

Are any treatments helpful for symphysis pubis dysfunction?

Injection option: Steroid and more lately PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) have been tried with varying success in the literature ...Read more

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Been diagnosed with pubis symphysis (pubis sheering) do to a bad fall injured for 9 months will i be able to recover after all this time w/treatment?

Been diagnosed with pubis symphysis (pubis sheering) do to a bad fall injured for 9 months will i be able to recover after all this time w/treatment?

Yes : Pt will help as well as stretching and strengthening exercise. The pubic symphysis also divides or separates during childbirth as the baby passes through the pelvis and many women obviously recover from this. ...Read more

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What to do if i broke my neck and letley I have been having difficulty walking?

What to do if i broke my neck and letley I have been having difficulty walking?

Need to see a spinal: Surgeon, as to be evaluated properly. You could have the walking problems associated with it or is due to some other reason. Ct/mri scans would be needed, before a DX can be reached. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more

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What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

Overuse injury: Whenever we overuse our muscles, they tend to hurt and can get stiff. The theory behind this is that there can be a build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles due to the over exercise of the muscles without enough oxygen getting to the muscle. One must exercise and have periods of rest in between the workouts to help the muscles recover. ...Read more

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Grandmother with dementia having difficulty walking, how to help?

Grandmother with dementia having difficulty walking, how to help?

Try not to make: Any changes in her routine or where you go w/her. Social and geographical cues help your grandmom to orient herself. Please find a support group for yourself to avoid caretaker burnout. Ask her doc about walking exercises or pt if she will cooperate. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more