Orthopedics

Orthopedics Questions? Ask an Orthopedist for Answers ASAP

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Orthopedics Questions
My husband needs a new hip he is 53. He first was diagnosed
My husband needs a new hip he is 53. He first was diagnosed as beginning spinal stenosis, sent to PT for that but the PT told him, no it's your hip. We disagree on if his pain is caused by his hip or … read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
DR. SAWHNEY ONLY!!!!! Dr. Sawhney Only!! What can I do to
DR. SAWHNEY ONLY!!!!! Dr. Sawhney Only!! What can I do to ease the thigh pain I described? I have already gone through Out and In Patient Therapy: 1-The pain in the front from my hip replacement; 2-Th… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
My husband has 2 low fibula fractures in his ankle, and
Hello- my husband has 2 low fibula fractures in his ankle, and fracture of the talus bone. He is 4 weeks post injury and is hobbling around in a bledsoe boot. How often should he wear the boot? Is it … read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
Today while cleaning, I got a horrific pain in my upper left
Today while cleaning, I got a horrific pain in my upper left hip area. Very sharp sharp pain. Now I have pain in my front upper hip area. I can sit with no pain, walking and doing stairs is awful. Nev… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
Foot problem. I am a runner. my heel started hurting. if I
Foot problem. I am a runner. my heel started hurting. if I walk on my toes it doesn't hurt. after 10 days my heal does not hurt. but I am getting tingling on the bottom of my foot. Should I start runn… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
Dr. SAWHNEY OnlyHi, Dr. Sawhney-:Well, i am somewhat better
Dr. SAWHNEY OnlyHi, Dr. Sawhney-:Well, i am somewhat better today--'will continue the use of the Percocets and Voltaren awhile longer....The GOOD news is since my hip replacement, these "episodes" are… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
I am a female aged 67 and I have been having pain in my
I am a female aged 67 and I have been having pain in my lower back, right hip, and both thighs. I had spinal stenosis surgery about 29 years ago, with success-feeling came back in leg. Last year I dis… read more
Dr.Sawhney
Dr.Sawhney
Orthopedic Surgeon
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,011 satisfied customers
Is there a restriction based on state of residence, age or
is there a restriction based on state of residence, age or medical conditions that will not allow hip replacement surgery for someone who will be unable to walk or live on their own without that recom… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
I fell down some hardwood floor stairs last friday afternoon
I fell down some hardwood floor stairs last friday afternoon and landed on my lower left back/ upper left buttocks. it was so painful, i was nauseated and shaky for at least 3 hours. any weight on tha… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,903 satisfied customers
On Tuesday this past week I was home sick in bed for a day.
On Tuesday this past week I was home sick in bed for a day. I was getting out of right side of bed, I was on my back, partially sat up, opened leg to put right foot on floor and POP! The pop sound was… read more
jbmd
jbmd
physician
M.D.
130 satisfied customers
My 93 yr old mother (in extremely good health) had hip
My 93 yr old mother (in extremely good health) had hip replacement surgery two weeks ago today. She spent 3 days in the hospital, all vital signs were good, and she managed to walk (using a walker) th… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,320 satisfied customers
Can you please tell me if my mother who is 73yrs broke her
can you please tell me if my mother who is 73yrs broke her hip she would have pain in the knee and her knee doubled in size with swelling, my mum fell over about three weeks ago, but sed she was ok bu… read more
Dr. Thomas, MD
Dr. Thomas, MD
2,227 satisfied customers
DR.GZ ONLY-: What could be the cause(s)of pain on the
DR.GZ ONLY-: What could be the cause(s)of pain on the outside of my thigh after hip replacement surgery(6 months ago)?… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
Arthroscopy - torn rotator cuff surgery question. Is it
Hello, Arthroscopy - torn rotator cuff surgery question. Is it standard procedure to put some sort of compression device (inflatable or stockings) on a 67 yr. old woman with a prior history of blood c… read more
DoctorGZ
DoctorGZ
Board Certified MD
MD MS
208 satisfied customers
I have been to 12 Doctor's and it took all the way to the
Hello- I have been to 12 Doctor's and it took all the way to the last one to find out what's wrong with me. He told me that my hamstring was so stretch out and shredded at my butt bone it is unrepaira… read more
Dr. David
Dr. David
Radiation Oncology Attending Director
Post-Doctoral Degree
13,320 satisfied customers
My mother (68) suffered left femoral neck fracture. The
Hello, My mother (68) suffered left femoral neck fracture. The doctor has recommended surgery by replacing with a prosthetic ball (not sure what the term is) with cementing. My main question is 1. Wha… read more
orthosportsdoc
orthosportsdoc
Board Certified Physician
116 satisfied customers
I had right hip replacement on Monday. Came home yesterday
I had right hip replacement on Monday. Came home yesterday and have been doing fine. Not much pain. Had first therapy session today which was very mild. Mostly getting settled. Today I walked quite a … read more
orthosportsdoc
orthosportsdoc
Board Certified Physician
116 satisfied customers
I have had major heel pain that does not allow me to run for
I have had major heel pain that does not allow me to run for 8 months now. I had X-rays, CT scans, bone scans. It was determined that i had a stress fracture in my calcareous bone as well as multiple … read more
orthosportsdoc
orthosportsdoc
Board Certified Physician
116 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

DoctorGZ

DoctorGZ

Board Certified MD

208 satisfied customers

Board Certified in Orthopedics

tabortho

tabortho

Board Certified Physician

33 satisfied customers

private practice general orthopedics for 13+ years in the Southeast US

Dr.Sawhney

Dr.Sawhney

Orthopedic Surgeon

1,011 satisfied customers

About two decades of post qualification experience

Dr. Scott H.

Dr. Scott H.

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

69 satisfied customers

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Surgery,

Dr. B Makimaa

Dr. B Makimaa

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

19 satisfied customers

I am a triathlete and foot and ankle specialist. I have been in practice for 16 years and I am board certified.

orthosportsdoc

orthosportsdoc

Board Certified Physician

116 satisfied customers

Orthopedic Surgeon

Doctor John MD

Doctor John MD

M.D.

25 satisfied customers

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x