After I showered, I leaned a bit to grab the towel and heard something crack in my back. Now I have chronic back pain, can't sit nor walk. What is it?
Would you recommend plastic surgery on the toes? If yes, is it an easy surgery with good results? Any idea how much it costs?
Dr. Samer Domloge, Plastic Surgery - It depends on the type of the problem you have.If the case is Hallux Valgus deformity the problem can be solved by an orthopedic surgeon.
My wife, 65 years old, has enlarged her finger joints. The bones are larger on each finger and they cause mild pain. What is the cause?
Dr. Bassem Skaff, Obstetrics & Gynecology - Depending on the joint affected.. Distal joints swelling is suggestive of osteoarthritis mostly, or psoriatic arthritis..
I think I partially tore my ACL. I can bend & stretch my knee, I'm walking & going up/down the stairs but I can't do an intensive workout. What to do?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - Start by seeing a physician to be checked. You might need to get a MRI done as well.
What can cause ankle pain on the outside (cheville externe). Pain comes and go(not continuous). Can be felt when walking,standing position, exercising. Can also appear while resting. No swelling.
I had a fracture in my hand for a month there was a bend in my metacarpals in 4 & 5. Now opening my fracture, there is still a bend left. What to do?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - You should follow with your orthopedic surgeon, who will look at the X-rays and orient you.
I had acl surgery on my left knee a little over a year ago. It has healed very well although my right knee is hurting now. I am assuming that it is because I overused it.
I suffer from knee pain, my doctor prescribed me medication and biking as an exercise. How long should I spend exercising and how many times a day?
I hurt my bicep (near the elbow) during weight training. Five months later, it still hurts mildly and occasionally but it feels contracted almost immediately when I lift anything with it.