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About 6 weeks ago, I tripped and fell full body weight onto
About 6 weeks ago, I tripped and fell full body weight onto my right knee. I landed are thick carpet, but when I first fell the pain was excruciating. After several minutes the pain subsided and I was… read more
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Im in Michigan, my 27yo son hurt his knee yesterday in
Im in Michigan, my 27yo son hurt his knee yesterday in Calif. He was playing softball and it buckled under him as he ran to first base. he said no twisting . He went to the ER and they took Xrays said… read more
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I'm unable to fully straighten my knee, do a straight leg
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My son was kicked by his cousin on February 21, 2017. He's
My son was kicked by his cousin on February 21, 2017. He's 12. It resulted in a fracture near his growth plate. His one bone was fractured all the way, the other had a small partial fracture (ulna/rad… read more
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I am a 40yr old male in good physical/athletic shape. On May
Hi, I am a 40yr old male in good physical/athletic shape. On May 5th, 2016 I had a motorcycle crash which resulted in a fractured tibial plateau. The details, from my understanding and in no particula… read more
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My son injured his wrist playing basketball and we got an
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I am having lower thigh, knee, lower leg and ankle pain. I
I am having lower thigh, knee, lower leg and ankle pain. I used to have knee issues as a child where I couldn't sit for long periods of time without one of my knees burning. I forget which knee. i'd e… read more
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Follow up on foot injury) Hello again. We finally received the digital xray files and case notes from the podiatrist/surgeon who examined my wife (can send in higher resolution if needed). Please find… read more
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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
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My wife slipped on black ice over a month ago. Her left leg
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I stubbed my small toe last Thursday night. I called my primary care doctor, and he said that there was nothing that can be done for that. After research, I called back and his the assistant said that… read more
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