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What Are The Major Bones That Move While Running
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Anything that: Involves unbalanced force at a joint can cause bone spurs. Spurs are a sign of joint dysfunction die to cartilage wear, ligament looseness or stiff adjacent joints. Hallux rigidisus in the great toe is a common affliction in the foot it's not necessarily the running but the way ones anatomy interacts and predisposes. ...Read more
Whenever I try running I feel this sharp pain in my shins after some time that compels me to stop running coz I feel like the bone is about to break?
Shin pain: Shin pain is not uncommon to runners, and has many factors. The following can be reasons for shin pain: improperly fitting shoes, improper stretching/warm up, poor running form, and running too far too soon. In addition, I would seek medical evaluation to make sure there are no "shin splints" or small fractures. I would also find a good running supply store to be properly fitted for running shoes. ...Read more
No: I suggest that you can get back into running by paying attention to your diet and to how fast you ramp up the intensity and volume. A diet with appropriate calories, protein, and vitamins/minerals (particularly vit. D and calcium) is vital. Regarding intensity and volume, start slowly and increase slowly. You should not add more than 10% of weekly mileage per week. Make sure to rest. Crosstrain. ...Read more
True and untrue: Julius wolffe was german surgeon & anatomist who noticed bones get stronger and denser in animal or person if a heavier load is placed on that bone. The bone itself changes architecture to adapt. Wollf's law is from 1892 & was a very important observation. Problem is, you can overload a bone too--stress fractures happen. Bones are attached to joints--load bone & ruin associated joints. Be wiser. ...Read more
When running, the back outer part of my knee starts hurting, it's like this small bone that's there.
Stop: See orthopedist so as not to do permanent damage. ...Read more
Wrist has been swollen for 3 days. Pain on day 1 starting @ pinky & going down wrist. @ times it feels like a knife running down my wrist bone.
Wrist swelling: Wrist swelling in absence of acute injury is consistent with arthritis. The little finger involvement is unusual but the nerve could be impinged or one of its joints could also be inflamed. Apply cold applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should reduce swelling and inflammation. If symptoms persist see your MD who will order appropriate tests. ...Read more
I started running last week and as result it pulled my spindle muscles and bone now I can't even sit on foots for more than a minute because it hurts.
Ice and elevation: Stop all sports and relax for the next 6 weeks no warm soak only ice. ...Read more
Ct scan showed mild facet joint arthropathy and bone spurr of right L5 s/1 from an injury 6 months ago. Is my youth over such as running/working out?
I feel like there's something that rub on my hip bone. My physio said that my psoas is the cause of it. Running is now painful.?
Snapping hip?: If this pain or 'catching ' continues see an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine. Your symptoms suggest " snapping hip" syndrome and could be your iliopsoas tendon 'catching ' over your pubic ramus (hip)bone. (internal). External snapping hip is on the 'outside ' of your hip and is usually the 'fascia lata''popping' over your 'bump' on side if hip (greater trochanter).GL! ...Read more
Went for a run and the front bone in my leg started to hurt, felt bruised...It was my fourth day running. What does that pain/discomfort mean?
I have OCD of the talus bone and can run short distances now. It is a dull and not so dull ache constantly. Am I doing more damage by running?
There are several ways to treat an ocd lesion of the talus.
If it is not displaced stage 1 consider an injection of either platelet rich plasma, or amniotic membrane and fluid
if stage 2 + then consider ankle arthroscopy, with microfracture of the lesion, adding in prp or amniotic membrane and fluid or both
there are other options but space does not allow for a more indepth answer. ...Read more
Knee feels strange when jumping/running. Like something is rubbing against each other. Or bumping, like a space is between the bones. Hurts sometimes.
Depends on anatomy: You will need to see your physician and have an evaluation there may be a problem with the anatomy of your knee, or the internal contents of the knee. You may also need imaging. Your physician may want you to see a rheumatologist or An orthopedic surgeon to see if they can be clarified. ...Read more
I just ended a season of cross country (3 months) and I'm relatively new to running. I recently noticed that my shin bones are hurting and I can't hop?
Location/duration: If the pain is only while running and in the mid lower leg you may have what is known colloquially as "shin splints" or an inflammation of the interosseous ligament between the tibia and fibula. Calcium probably won't help and if it continues have your doctor or an orthopedic surgeon take a look. ...Read more
I have pain in my ankle bone down to the arch area. I'm running regularly, what could be the likely cause? Thanks.
Tendonitis: The tibialis posterior tendon is a large tendon that runs the course from the inside of the ankle into the bump of bone in the mid arch. Overuse of this tendon can cause pain and inflammation. Underlying flat foot structure is a big predisposing factor as is overtraining and poor shoegear. Additional arch supports, new shoes and nsaids are helpful. Don't wait on this, if not resolving see dr soon. ...Read more
Is long distance running bad for my charcott marie tooth feet. How can cmt be a nerve and bone problem at the same time?
Yes it can. See your doctor.
http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=A00655 ...Read more
I had an ulna bone osteotomy and tfcc repair. How long is recovery? When can I start exerciseing again, walking, running, leg weights ect?
Ask your surgeon: Arthroscopic tfcc repair (w/ ulnar shortening)may require several months (3-4)before full athletic activity can resume. The osteotomy must obviously heal before u can lift weights and resume raquet sports and golf. Before we release our patients to these sports the ostetomy must heal;and motion and strength of upper extremity be nearly equal to non- op. Wrist. See your ors for activities ucan do now. ...Read more
I have been having issues with my left arm for about 2 months now. It started in my thumb running up my arm to just behind my color bone. What is it?
I have pain above my knee after speed running...Is it muscle, bone or cartilage, and what can I do about it?
Muscle/tendon: This is accumulated Lactic Acid and inflammation the best course of action is increased water; if you can get enhanced pH water that is microclustered from a health food store even better. Topical antiinflammatories such as topical recovazon gel is highly effective in reducing pain and inflammation. Www. Medacpc. Com. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on the outside of my left leg about 4 in above the ankle bone. Been running a lot latley as well. What could this be?
Peroneal tendonitis: Most likely Peroneal Tendonitis. The tendons on the outside part of the leg. May be from over probation or bad shoes. Would recommend an arch support and exam by your local podiatrist to be sure ...Read more
About to have ankle debridement and bone fragments removed as result of ankle sprain last nov. Will I be able to return to distance running?
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