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Do you do answers my phone instead of through the internet?
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I have been struggling for over nine years to get my knee fixed.
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I had surgery about 4 months ago in which they took out 80%
I had surgery about 4 months ago in which they took out 80% of my meniscus from my left knee. The doctor whom had done the surgery told me I would be fit for deployment yet I can not kneel on it, nor … read more
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I was told in bootcamp I strained my groin. . . On the 20th
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My son is currently at MCRD San Diego. He sustained a knee
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Our son was injured in basic training last August. The army
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I was running during PT and my knee colapsed and I had major
I was running during PT and my knee colapsed and I had major damage done to my knee. I had surgery done to fix the ACL tear and to fix my miniscus. The surgery was a failure and now I have arthritus a… read more
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I am currently an O-4 (USN - Staff Corps Officer). I have
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I hurt my Knee while in the Marine Corps., now i cant run and
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Hi there my name is XXXXX XXXXX i am in the us navy with a question.
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I Dr. Simmons, I am an Active Duty Marine of six years in
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