Spinal disorders can be disfiguring and extremely uncomfortable. Orthopedic braces are designed to help relieve discomfort, while at the same time they help to correct issues that lead to abnormal curvature and movement of the spine. Whether you suff...
A year ago I fractured my ankle and had a very slow recovery. Everything finally seemed to be working fine but now it's starting to stiffen up and hurt quite a bit. Am I going to have problems like this for the rest of my life?...
I have had 3 knee surgeries since 2007 to repair the patella tendon in my left knee due to complications from a severe staph infection i developed from a cortizone shot I received. The doctor put the shot straight down through the tendon. That bei...
This isn't exactly an anatomy question . Is it possible to treat bursitis with an arthroscopic procedure ? I have had ankle pain for about ten months. I have tried ultrasound treatments and have had two cortisone injections . The surgeon is talking...
I had lower back pain almost all my life. I'm 28 this year. I need more consultation regarding on my problem. I went to a X-Ray Specialist Centre and did a X-Ray scan. The results and report by the doctor is as below. Please advise me if anyone had t...
I had suffered Ankle syndesmosis injury in my left ankle and underwent a surgery in Dec last year.Post operative i am undergoing physiotherapy and am able to walk but with little pain and limp. Please advise as to how long before i would be able to w...
I had an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery on my right shoulder couple days ago. I am maintaining my arm in abduction sling and trying to minimize my shoulder movement. however, i do have some questions: The pain is awakening me at night duri...
Is it a ligament tear if there is deformity on flexor part of the wrist? I have a bump that is in between the wrist and hand, and close to the pinky part of the wrist. What could this mean? Here are some more of my symptoms. My hand and wrist ar...
I had a total hip replacement of my left hip 2 and1/2 years ago. I have had severe unremitting pain since the surgery. I have had several x-rays and bone scans which show no loosening of the prothesis. I take pain meds, which provide little to no rel...
Hi, Does anyone know whats an AMBI nail..??...
Hi, Does anyone know whats an AMBI nail..??...
I am a 47 year old woman. I had a fusion done about 10 years ago. About a year ago my girl friend who is a massage therapist told me that she could feel on my back that my screws maybe backing out. I was having pain when you touched them but the doct...
Hello. Having survived a THR 5/8/09 at a startling young age, I now have a blog about the whole dreadful thing. It tracks my experience from initial pain through all the treatments I tried, through the decision for surgery, the surgery, and the re...
I am looking to gain information from someone that has experienced an injury of the shoulder that caused the labrum to detach or tear....
I just had my heel fused May 4,09 on June 12,09 I am getting a TAR (total ankle replacement). The operation of the ankle comes in two parts..he fused my heel because I had ostero in it. Next is my TAR I am scared after reading forum and forum..etc....
Christian, I dont know if you still have your problems or they worstened.. and I am not a doctor..all I know is from experiences I had..I broke my ankle in 1972 It didnt brother me for years I wore heels, danced lifted weights..then one day it swelle...
I am 67, & over the last few years I have had a problem with my left foot. I ware an insert in my shoe but the foot has gone more flat footed, I have no pain from my foot unless I walk 3 Miles. If I have bones in my foot fused, on the lon...
Dear Seniors and collegues, I`ve one question. This patient was operated for berger`s disease.Toe was gangreneous,so amputation done,and illizarove ext fix applied,somewhere else. After 20 days of surgery patient came to me with all loose pins,...
i am a physician 59 yrs. male, suffering from numbnes in right index and thumb for one month and pain right shoulder and posterior aspect right arm and forearm and weakness of extensior musscles grade 3power.non- diabetic, mild hypertession, no hisrt...
I am a 42 years old lean and healthy female. I am a pharmacist but unfortunately also a low back pain sufferer. I had a posterior fusion (L5-S1) in May 2007 for a grade 3 isthmic spondylolisthesis. It was doing OK until two weeks ago: I still had a ...


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