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Orthopaedic Disorders

Also known as Bone Disorders, DISH (Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis), Dupuytren's Contracture, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Forestier's Disease, Hypermobility Syndrome, Joint Contracture, Marfan's Syndrome, Osgood Schlatter's Disease, Osteochondroses, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Paget's Disease of Bone

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  • Joints Snapping and poping

    My age is 28 and i have joints snapping and poping problem in all my body joints.some time i feel my joints broke😭😭. Also little bit pain if i work. Muscul is like elastic.. very stretched Please help

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  • Living with Forestier's disease

    I have finally found info on Forestier's disease!! When I was first diagnosed back in 1988 my doctor had no material on this subject. I was told to go home and find it on my computer, which I did. There was a researcher in Canada who hit the nail right on the head, Forestier's is no pick nick!...

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  • Fibula bone rebrake

    My fibula rebroke i first broken it in january now just going too pt my foot swelled up went to or they did xrays then sent back too ora they claimed i was healed so sent me to mri scan it says rebrake of fibula with torn ligament i go tomoral to talk what they need to do. Has anyone ever been threw...

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  • Adductor Muscles

    I have pain in the lower quadrant of  my abdomen ie below the belly buttor - to the left anmd a bit to the right.  I know some of it is to do with IBS but I am also being told that some of it is to do with my hip . adductor muscles.   Does thbis make sense , does anyone else have...

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  • MUA on hip? Anyone know recovery procedure?

    Afternoon guys I have hip dysplasia so have been booked in for an MUA on my hip with a cortisone injection. I've been told this is to see wether I'm suitable for PAO surgery?? Basically I haven't a clue what's going to happen when I have MUA next week! All I know is I'll be under...

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  • 15 doctor told me I have OSD

    I’m only 15 years old and the doctor said I may have OSD he didn’t even mention when it could go away he said “get better” please help me I know some people have this until there 40. My knee pain isn’t bad I don’t have any knee pain until I try to walk with my leg straightened so I have to limp around....

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  • Itching

    I have been using glaucoma eye drops Travatan (polyquaternium-1 preserved) and Azopt for the last 3 years. There was no problem till about 2 months back when I started itching and eruptions like urticaria. Initially I thought it due to warm bath during winters but it still continues though winters in...

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  • Can someone please read my X-rays? I don’t have medical insurance.

    I started having discomfort around my ankle recently and now it’s giving out, leading g to a sprain. At the hospital they took an X-ray and told me I have a cyst and sprain. I have hereditary multiple osteochondromas (benign tumors) on the bone. I am worried I have one causing the discomfort on my ankle...

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  • Erosion of sternomanubrial joint - please help

    Hi,  I am a 20 year old male who has often kept reasonably fit, however as of recent I have been absolutely debilitated due to quite an abrupt and significant erosion of the sternomanubrial joint within my chest. The pain began subtly around 6 months ago, however become rapidly acute in severity...

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  • Fainting with Hypermobility?

    I have Hypermobility & recently been referred to Rheumatology querying Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. My question is has anyone experienced symptoms of dizzy spells and fainting and how do you cope with or manage it? The pain and fatigue I'm now kind of use to, but for past 16 months the dizzy spells...

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  • Very unwell after cortisone injection

    I have a very painful FAI in my right hip and my Orthopedic surgeon advised me to have a cortisone injection in my tendon to see if it helps my pain.  This morning I had the injection.  It was ultrasound guided and done by a tech/radiographer? About 10 min after the injection, I started to...

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  • Intercostal muscles/rib pain.

    Has anyone ever pulled their intercostal muscles between ribs due to having hypermobility syndrome/EDS hypermobility type? I've been in so much pain for 8 days, but all tests have thankfully come bk ok (chest X-ray, ECG, bloods), so feel like I'm going mad and/or being a baby about the pain....

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  • Regressing with ahoulder

    I was given exercises by an orthopedoc doctor to prevent frozen ahoulder, after a dislocation. The exerxises caused exceutiating pain but I’d been trying to get through it.  Today, one of the xercises caused my shoulder to pop out-not a complete dislocation, just a wuick pop-and I feel worse than...

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  • Clavicle replacement

    Looking for a study on replacing my clavicle. I've had 2 surgeries for plate installation and tendon replacement. I have an closed separation and my current doc took from my hip a filler piece, the first doctor left a large gap and it wouldn't heal and he was hoping to get a bone Stimulatur...

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  • Shoulder dislocation, constant popping out

    I have always had a problem with my shoulder popping out. but it always went right back in. A few days ago, I fell and felt my shoulder dislocate. I moved my arm and thought it went back into place. Wednesday evening before bed, I was in pain but able to move my arm.  Since Thursday, however, any...

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  • Knee anthrascapy surgery - recovery time

    I've had a torn lateral meniscus on my knee for 10 months leaving me unable to walk very far. I finally got a date for day surgery of next week (3/4/18) but this has subsequently been cancelled because of lack of theatre staff. I have a new date of 24th May but I'm concerned because this is just...

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  • Hypermobility and choice of shoes?!

    Hi, I am a 23 year old female and just been diagnosed with JHS and mild scoliosis. At my last hospital appointment I was told I need to change my footwear and buy 'proper' walking shoes that support my feet. I experience a lot of knee pain and currently have fluid all around my knee. I tore my...

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  • Abdomen Pain

    I have pain to the left side of my abdomen 3" diagonally  from my belly button, and in my groin especxually when getting into the bath.  I don't have a hernia but I do have some colon issues which probably contribute,  Its been suggested that hip flexor muscles may be the problem...

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  • I need help diagnosing my shoulder injury

    To make a very long story short I was hurt on the job January 26th 2018. I fell about 11:50 directly on my right elbow, my left wrist, and my head. I was unconscious for a couple minutes but woke up Dazed and confused. After making my way to the hospital, 10 hours later, I was released shortly after...

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  • Sternal lesion

    Doctors recently found a bone lesion on my sternum via a bone scan. I was scheduled for a CT guided biopsy but when I got there they told me they were not going to do it. They instead decided to send me for an MRI of the chest and are sending me to an orthopedic surgeon. Has anyone else had this happen...

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  • Dupuytren's Contracture

    Hi People may have seen from my previous posts that I've had issues with my hands. I've been curious as to whether the weakness I had was due to Carpal Tunnel, RA or the ongoing back issues I've been having. One thing I can't deny now is that I definitely have Dupuytren's, and have...

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  • Bone pain and cracking...pls advice

    Hi...so im 22 yrs male , non smoker , drink only occasionaly i go to the gym i run but at last 2-3 years i have this problem... When im walking my foot is constantly cracking..Also i have constant pain in my leg bones(sometimes in my arms and ribs) its not extreme and it only lasts for 10 seconds but...

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  • Had a tibial osteotomy fractured my fibula help

    Ok so on 2-28-18 I had my tibia decorated because I was born with twisted leg bones. Well the also broke my fibula in half. Now my tibia has plate and screw, but they did nothing for my fibula. The day after surgery I heard a pop and it was my fibula separating and it is excruciating. The ortho dr said...

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  • Kohlers disease.

    To keep a long story short. My 3 year old daughter was diagnosed with kohlers disease 10 weeks ago. Apparently it has been going on for sometime. 6 weeks ago after an X-ray we were told it appeared to be on the mend, she is still in her 'special boot' as she is in pain without it. We saw a different...

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  • Total Ankle Replacement: Zimmer TAR

    Has anyone had a total ankle replacement using the Zimmer TAR?  This is the prosthetic brand most used for hip and knee replacements.  Would appreciate any information on the surgery and recovery.  Thanks.

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  • Upper elbow pain (not golfer/tennis elbow)

    Hello, maybe someone can help me here. First let me show you where I feel the pain. It is just under the biceps. To me it looks like the brachialis but I am not sure. The other elbow is perfectly fine. There is a point in there that if I press with my finger I feel a really bad pain. Actually, if I slide...

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  • Hard Bony Lump on the side of My Knee

    On Tuesday I was jumping around on my knees with the dog on concrete but when I went to the gym to do my leg workout I noticed a bit of pain in my left knee. When I got home I realised I had a small bony lump on the side of my knee that was a little bit swollen. The lump is a little bit painful and tender....

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  • removal of hardware - still painful

    3 years ago I broke my ankle tibia & fibula. Surgeon put in 7 screws plate and pin. A couple of the screws had loosened and were protruding, so another surgeon took them out. It's been a week ago Thursday, and I am still in alot of pain, no special instruction from surgeon except to wear walking...

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  • Hms has ruined relationship

    I am not the hms sufferer I am the partner of 25 years. Partner has had various problems causing pain and multiple surgeries for 15 years...only in The last year a physiotherpist diagnosed hms. I have tired to be supportive and have always been the one to find new treatments to try or information. As...

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  • 10 years with DISH

    I am 72 years old, live in Maine and have had DISH for a little over 10 years. Doing some research on the disease I found one of the causes could be environmental. I applied for  disability comp from the VA and was denied as the disease is not service connected. I am trying to determine how many...

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