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Thrown off 2nd story roof age 2 ended with severe sprain both legs. Pain in legs lasted till now age 27. Why do my knees/hips hurt even when bending?

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Dr. Lauren Elson
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Thorough work up

I agree that x-rays are a good place to start.
A good evaluation to determine if the discomfort is coming from the bones, muscles, or nerves is helpful and can help direct treatment. One cleared, a tailored exercise program developed by a physical therapist will help you find ways to achieve your goals with minimal discomfort.

In brief: Thorough work up

I agree that x-rays are a good place to start.
A good evaluation to determine if the discomfort is coming from the bones, muscles, or nerves is helpful and can help direct treatment. One cleared, a tailored exercise program developed by a physical therapist will help you find ways to achieve your goals with minimal discomfort.
Dr. Lauren Elson
Dr. Lauren Elson
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Posttraumatic joints

You likely suffered injuries that may have triggered what is called posttraumatic arthritis, which is the premature development of degenerative changes in a damaged joint.
All weightbearing joints will degenerate over time, but a significant injury can accelerate this process. Stiffness and pain are hallmark symptoms. X-rays could confirm the findings.

In brief: Posttraumatic joints

You likely suffered injuries that may have triggered what is called posttraumatic arthritis, which is the premature development of degenerative changes in a damaged joint.
All weightbearing joints will degenerate over time, but a significant injury can accelerate this process. Stiffness and pain are hallmark symptoms. X-rays could confirm the findings.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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