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Dear doctor, I am having frequent urination problem and also some time have pain in my left testes, lower abdomen and also in the back region. Though the pain is not permanent. So please advice.
I have leg pain a lot sometimes it pains very much till I take massage I don't get relaxed. please help me?
I am suffering from back pain from last 3 months. MRI had been done showing L-4 L-5 and L5-S1 level. Just want to know the exact treatment procedure. The same may be resolved by Operation or physiotherapy? Am unable to walk or move. Feeling unbearable pain. Having walking issues with my left leg. Can't put pressure on my left leg and my leg is getting numb. Please help and suggest. Thanks.
I am 47 years old male. have mild pain behind my knee and below knee muscles. X-ray showed no abrasion in knee joint.
I have got a knee joint problem .I will do every work .bt while sitting .a little pain is there. So can you suggest any fast cure solutions .so later it. Get major.
I am 25 year old and facing back pain from past last 1 year and done all the treatment. should I go for physiotherapy?
I am siva kumar. K from SRIKAKULAM town of andhra pradesh. I am 37 years old, I have a problem that. My both knees are painful in climbing steps etc. Then I consult a good orthopaedician and he gave treatment x. Ray and told that my patella is some type small problem that they are depression that is the problem then he advised to do some exercises. But some times they getting pain why this. Please give any treatment. My Wright also reducing to now at 72kgs.
Every night I am having a leg pain I am not able to bear it anymore can you suggest something and also I m getting some dehydration problem do suggest me something.
I am 37 years old and I have pain in thumb joints of my both hands, what it could be? what I should do?
Paining leg and hand what is the exercise for fit for mi how it can do what its side effect mi tell mi about that.
I am 46 yes old male, work with computer min 7 hrs a day with due brks but still pain in my back, what I shld do?
Whether you are an athlete or a ballet dancer, you will appreciate the importance of having a stable kneecap. Medically known as the patella, the kneecap is a triangular bone that connects the upper thigh to the lower half of the leg. It sits in a groove in the bottom of the femur (thigh bone). When the leg is bent, it stays within the groove. When the leg is extended, it provides support to the quadriceps muscles.
That being the case, a dislocation of the kneecap is a very common injury. Subluxation is a state where there is partial movement of the kneecap out of its position, thereby making the patient’s kneecap unstable. When it completely moves out of its place, it is known as dislocation. Whether you fall on your knees during a sport or have a fall from a bike or get injured during dance or aerobics, it is common to have a dislocated kneecap. Some people are prone to repeated dislocations.
The initial injury is very painful and there might also be damage to the surrounding structures. Other symptoms include:
Buckling of the knee, where your legs cannot support your body weight
Sliding of the kneecap to a side
Catching of the knee in the groove when trying to move it
Pain in the front of the kneecap with any activity
Painful while sitting
Swelling and/or stiffness of the knee joint
Crackling/creaking sound when trying to move the knee joint
Inability to straighten the leg
Though these sound scary, the good news is that in 90% of the cases, the knee returns to its position spontaneously. However, putting it back into its place is a simple and safe procedure and can be done by almost any seasoned medical practitioner. The first step is to confirm that the kneecap is indeed dislocated. This can be done by a combination of physical exercise and x-ray. If required, MRI can be used, but it is not required in most cases. Initial treatment would include the following steps in sequence:
Immobilizing the knee with splint by keeping the leg in a straightened position.
Calling for medical assistance immediately. They can replace the knee back in its position carefully (reduction). An injured kneecap can cause what is known as foot drop by putting pressure on the peroneal nerve. The toes drag on the ground, making it difficult for you to walk.
Use ice in the affected area for 15 to 20 minutes, and repeat after three to four hours throughout the day to reduce pain and swelling.
Surgical correction may not be required, if there is a damage to the ligament.
- Flat femur and/or tissue laxity can cause repeated dislocations, where physiotherapy and strengthening exercises are useful.
Reduction manipulation of pattelar dislocation should be done by qualified orthopaedic surgeon only because forceful and inappropriate manipulation leads to pattelar retinacular tears and chondral injuries to patellar, should be attempted under anaesthesia followed by rehabilitation. In severe, recurrent cases surgical management is the option.
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