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T12 Compression Fracture Symptoms
Brace and Rest: Generally at your age unless you are on high dose steroid for any reason, you will most likely heal from these fractures quickly. If the pain persists longer than 1 month i would consider an evaluation from a spine specialist to discuss your options. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
31 yr-old with right wrist fracture via injury Oct. 2015. ORIF & median nerve decompressed. January xray: collapse of distal radial reduction.....?
Unfortunate: If the reduction has been lost, unfortunately you are probably going to need further surgery to get the fracture back in anatomical alignment. The danger in not doing this will be to develop post traumatic arthritis and a poor outcome. You might want to consider a second opinion from a hand specialist before proceeding with a second surgery if it can be obtained quickly. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Recurring compartment syndrome, 7 leg fasciotomies + 1 foot. Fluid pockets from fasciotomies causing recurrence again, consider amputation?
Long-term pain and swelling 5-years post-op orif for proximal humeral fracture. Pain on 180 deg rom. How to manage?
Mild bulging disc c6-c7. Reinjured previous bulge. Radiculopathy mostly resolved. 23 y/o, healing (90%). Full recovery possible? Long term prognosis?
10 weeks post op from patella femoral replacement. I'm experiencing burning medial of the patella and crutching at the top of patella. Call surgeon?
Yes: Crunching or crepitus is common after reconstructive surgery and not to worry unless it is painful or there is an associated catch or clunk. The burning pain is not unusual but you may need more PT to improve your muscle balance and function. Of course, if you have redness, increased swelling, fever, drainage or any wound problem. seek immediate attention. ...Read more
Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?
Calf tightness w/ swelling Achilles (and paratendon) + distended unilateral tributary over achilles. Compartment syndrome? Venous? No known injury.
Mri, xray (fall) negative scaphoid fracture. Still severe pain. No diagnoses. Could surgery help with diagnoses?
Lge disc ext at L5 compressing L5,S1&S2 n/roots&displacing thecal sac. Pain & numbness. Got to decide on surgery or injections, would like opinions. ?
I suggest both star-: ting with Epidurals, to confirm which level disc issue provides best relief from your symptoms. Is it one or more levels. I am sure, your surgeon will be getting you to habe a series of these shots before the surgery that you certainly need. Good Luck. ...Read more
Can overweight cause pain in ankle n lower leg while weightbearing post 11 mnths of severe ankle sprain?Weightbearing activity of 10 minutes causes pain
3 fx of med and post malleolus w oblique fx of fib, disruption of syndesmosis, several ligaments torn via eversion injury. Classification?(weber, etc)
Diagnosed with mri. Nondisplaced subarticular fracture of the medial femoral condyle. My knee is throbbing even at rest. Is this normal? Don't
Could c-spine hyperflexion/vertical compression lead to "left high-grade/advanced osseous neural foraminal stenosis" at c5-c6/c6-c7 and r arm numbness?
Post fusion 2009: now l4-5 right facet joint arthrosis, severe neural foriminal stenosis with some compression. Surgery needed?
How significant are annular tears at L4 5 and L5 s1? These findings are from MRI after a car accident injury.
Depends: The annulus fibrosus is a thick, fibrous tissue around the edge of the discs in between the vertebrae holding the disc in place. A fissure/tear indicates disruption of some of these fibers. Fissures are very common and most are asymptomatic, but they can be a source of pain, especially if they are close to a nerve. Also, disc herniations may occur through these areas of weakness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Female, age 48, menopause 3 years, hypothyroid 2 yrs, post varicose veins laser treatment 9 months. Pain below knee joints and calf. Ulnar neuropathy.?
Too complex: You have listed multiple problems. Very hard to make a formal diagnosis or put the pieces of the medical puzzle together based on word alones. Recommend formal evaluation by your primary care physician. He/she should be able to point you in the right direction---specialist evaluation. ...Read more
Trouble finding dr to fix ankle retinaculum/bowstring ant tib. How likely of post tib tendon rupture - tenosynovitis and severepain from tension now?
Bowstring rare: The retinaculum. Is a band of tissue that prevents bowstringing. A repair should not cause tendon rupture. The anterior tibial tendon is a compartment entirely different from posterior tibial tendon. An evaluation by a orthopedic or podiatric foot and ankle surgeon is in order. The APMA. has a find a podiatrist function. Your local hospital or primary doctor could help you find a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two disc herniations 1 pinching C8 ddd canal stenosis and severe carpal tunnel syndrome in both hands. Which is causing severe hand numbness 3yrs ?
Likely carpal tunnel: Both have overlap within the hands depending upon the distribution. MRI is necessary of cervical spine and in many cases if distribution is not distinct, further an EMG/Nerve conduction study to delineate. In most cases however, it is more likely the carpal tunnel is the culprit. Consultation/examination by a neurosurgeon would be most appropriate for diagnosis. ...Read more
Physical therapy didn't help with pain 4 months out of first rib resection for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. What's next?
2nd opinion: You may want to get second opinion just to see if there are any more conditions that could potentially be contributing to the pain. Hope you get feeling better. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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