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I was diagnosed with a medial proximal tibia stress fracture
I was diagnosed with a medial proximal tibia stress fracture in April of this year. My ortho never suggested to go non-weight bearing and told me that walking on it wouldn't hurt it, although I did us… read more
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I would like to know anything I would need to know about
I would like to know anything I would need to know about bilateral tibial stress fractures. I am currently in Army training and I am on hold until I am able to run again. My physical therapist rated m… read more
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Doctor John MD
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When can I expect to walk pain-free after breaking my tibia
When can I expect to walk pain-free after breaking my tibia and fibula. I suffered a very severe open fracture while hiking in early July. Approximately 10 hours after the injury, I was safely in a ho… read more
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Dr Chip (M.D.)
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Badly sprained my outer right ankle 10 days ago. X-rays
Badly sprained my outer right ankle 10 days ago. X-rays didn't show break, but the swelling was severe. I'm using ace bandage, air cast and crutches. Urgent care Dr suggested seeing an orthopedic if n… read more
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I had been running about 5 miles a day and I felt like a
I had been running about 5 miles a day and I felt like a muscle pain. And it's been two weeks since I stopped running and it still aches some. It hurts a little bit when I dangle my middle thigh off a… read more
Dr. SH
Dr. SH
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Sawhney, I wrote you last week that I had picked up my
Dr. Sawhney,I wrote you last week that I had picked up my granddaughter and thrown out the left side of my lower back.I was worried that since I have had breast cancer, the bones were soft from metast… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
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I have pain in my shin area. When I push on the lateral side
I have pain in my shin area. When I push on the lateral side of my leg there is no pain. When I push on the inside their is tenderness. I've started running everyday and the pain only gets worse. I al… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
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Post-Doctoral Degree
1,024 satisfied customers
During a sudden move (to get out of the way of a coming
During a sudden move (to get out of the way of a coming car), i felt sharp pain and something snap in the soft spot that is behind --opposite to the knee cap. The pain now is not excruciating as long … read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,024 satisfied customers
I'm wanting to find out why I am having this pain in my heel
I'm wanting to find out why I am having this pain in my heel and what I should do about it? Is it something I can run through or how long until it heals or I should see a doctor? I'm a runner and have… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
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My son is a high school runner who was hurting. So, we took
My son is a high school runner who was hurting. So, we took him to the ortho for an evaluation. He took an x ray and performed an exam. The x ray was not definitive. The doc suspects he has a shin spl… read more
Dr. Scott H.
Dr. Scott H.
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Doctoral Degree
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Fell 7 feet onto hardwood floors. I instinctively put all my
fell 7 feet onto hardwood floors. I instinctively put all my weight on my left foot because I had knee surgery on other leg. My left heel caught the brunt of the fall. The x rays say nothing is fractu… read more
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Dr. Rick
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I injured my knee 3+ months ago. My diagnosis has changed
I injured my knee 3+ months ago. My diagnosis has changed several times, but the current one is that I have a stress fracture to my tibia. MRI didn't show anything other than that. I just stopped PT a… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
I severely fractured my tib/fib i 2005 (hit by a car). In
I severely fractured my tib/fib i 2005 (hit by a car). In 2009, I broke my foot on the same side. I still have pain when I do weight bearing activity and lots of swelling, even from an elliptical mach… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
Dear Doc, I am male 34 years, 180lb, when i play soccer i.e.
Dear Doc, I am male 34 years, 180lb, when i play soccer i.e. run on the ground i started feeling leg pain i.e. not muscle pain, when i touch the leg bone (i.e. below knee) i feel pain, i don't have an… read more
Dr. Kumar
Dr. Kumar
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My boyfriend is in police academy and due to all of the PT
Hi Dr! My boyfriend is in police academy and due to all of the PT they have to do, has a really bad case of shin splints and doesn't have health insurance so he's hesitant to go see a doctor. I want t… read more
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Dr Basu
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Doctoral Degree
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Severe shin splint and stress fracture have been ruled out
Severe shin splint and stress fracture have been ruled out but I continue to have pain along the outside snd front of my leg - often burning and throbbing.… read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
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I have a orthopedic question. I have pain in my lower left
Hi there. I have a orthopedic question. I have pain in my lower left ribs area. whenever i bend or twist to pick something up or even rolling out of bed i get sharp pain in my ribs area. This issue st… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
5 years ago I broke my tibia and fiubula after my leg was
5 years ago I broke my tibia and fiubula after my leg was crushed in a machine. The breaks were clean and I did not have surgery. However, the fibula broke in half and the top and bottom halves stayed… read more
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