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Dr. Sawhney: You answered my question regarding a fall I had last week. I saw my orthopedic surgeon on Tuesday and he said the x-rays taken in Urgent Care showed that I had considerable amount of arth… read more
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Went to bed one night totally fine. Wake up in the morning,
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I injured my knee over a month ago. I have severe pain on
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I have already had one total knee replacement and I am
I have already had one total knee replacement and I am scheduled for my second one later this month. I have neuropathy in my right leg as a result of an injury. I had one of those tests that they do o… read more
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I had my right knee replaced 4 years ago. In May after
I had my right knee replaced 4 years ago. In May after suffering a lot of pain, my orthopedic dr exrayed the knee and decided that I had infection. He explanted the knee and put in a spacer. Then he s… read more
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Hi . I fell and sprained my ankle and knee in February. During that fall my knee was hurt more than my ankle, but I turned my ankle which caused me to land on the opposite knee. About six weeks later,… read more
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Right knee swollen on outside -- have had 2 prior surgeries (one patella realignment; later arthroscopic). Osteoarthritis; know that I will need knee replacement at some point, but hoping to defer. In… read more
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I have a badly sprained ankle. My first prognosis was a
i have a badly sprained ankle. My first prognosis was a grade lateral ligament tear - It's been 4 months i have been doing basic physiotherapy exercises along with remedial massage but still in pain. … read more
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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
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What is the time for recovery from removal of 8 pins and
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I have a very tight feeling behind my left ankle when I get
I have a very tight feeling behind my left ankle when I get up and start walking. Getting up in the night I even limp. If I don't stretch my leg, it continues to hurt while walking. Six months ago, I … read more
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I would like to enquire whether a patella can move once a
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I have low back pain, also need knee replacement, and have a collapsed left ankle ... have had nerve block injections numerous times, and knee injections .... really no help, have had physical and wat… read more
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One year ago, I had a oxford knee replacement. Since the
One year ago, I had a oxford knee replacement. Since the surgery I have excruciating nerve pain. I am allergic to ibuprofen, lyrica and neurontin have been tried along with elavil. no relief. I am una… read more
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