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Jan
2015

Q&A: Can you do low level laser therapy on an injured knee?

Dr. Joe Nunnari, DC, AASP Picture - LocateADoc.com Can you do low level laser therapy on an injured knee, consisting of a complex tear of the lateral meniscus, and the anterior horn is almost completely extruded from the joint space, with loss of articular ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2013

Q&A: I'm a 15 year old cross-country runner with persistent hip pain, any advice?

James McAllister, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi. I have been experiencing constant hip pain for the last month. I am 15 years old and had been running cross-country (3.1 miles). The pain occured gradually while I was running. It has been around ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What are the limitations I might expect because my spine has shifted as a result of the spinal surgery at T3?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com I was in a car accident and fractured my spine (a T3 fracture). I had surgery on it and later my x-rays showed that the top part of my spine shifted forward, so my spine is now offset. I'm not in ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Should I be alarmed that all my joints make a popping noise even though I had knee and TMJ surgery?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com Is there a cause for "popping joints"? I have had knee surgery and have TMJ and all joints pop quite frequently, should this be a cause of alarm or not? View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What should I do if I continue to have pain and mobility issues from a knee injury and the orthopedic doctors is recommending no further treatment?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com I didn't see an ortho MD as a choice, but being you care for the human frame, I will ask nevertheless. Almost 4 months ago I was hit by another jet ski traveling about 30-40mph straight at me from ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What can I do about severe, debilitating pain in my back that is creating multiple severe symptoms?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com Hi,im so desparate for some advice.i had a laminectomy op in 1997,after 18mths pysiotherapy i was quite well again,suffered mild sciatica,and muscle spasms,but it was relief from what i had been suffering.Then ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Would surgery be required if my neurologist suspects I have a brain lesion?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I have chronic sinusitis, and have been fighting a rather severe infection since August. I began to have dizziness, and my optometrist diagnosed what appeared to be a 3rd nerve palsy, however, I've ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: What should I do if I am experiencing severe pain and I am told there is something wrong with my spine?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been in sever pain for two weeks now,i just found out theres some thinig wrong with my spine they said its the 5lower or something like that what can be done so i wont be in so much pain .pain ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Can I have a second surgery done using mesh to repair an abdominal hernia protrusion?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - LocateADoc.com Following a free tram flap reconstruction surgery and subsequent hysterectomy, I developed abdominal laxity which was unsuccessfully repaired without mesh. Would a second repair procedure using mesh fix ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Should I be concerned that I still have bruising and pain from an ankle injury that is 3 months old?

Jim Heinz, DC Picture - LocateADoc.com Help! On August 15th, 2001, I was thrown from a sea-doo at about 60 miles an hour. As I was thrown off, my left ankle hit the side of the sea-doo resulting in immediate pain and swelling. I was able to ... View full question & answer >>