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Aug 11, 2018

Shin Splints From A Hard Landing Playing Basketball

My Shin Splints appeared almost 4 years ago as a result of a single incident. I was playing basketball, with a 5 foot brick wall behind the goal. The ball

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Aug 11, 2018

Fractured Fibula, Healing But Pain Won't Go Away

On 7/28 I fractured my fibula. On 7/30 I was put in an air cast by a nurse practioner and the orthopedist office. I kept the cast on except for showering

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Aug 11, 2018

Discouraged after shoulder surgery and bursitis surgery

I had shoulder tendonitis and bursitis surgery two weeks ago and I am still have pain. I have been told this could be the nerve endings. Is this true?

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Aug 11, 2018

Severe and debilitating pain in left elbow, doctors no help

Hi, I'm very excited about finding your page as it explains SO much that even the doctors haven't been able to explain. THANK YOU!!!Over a year ago my

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Aug 11, 2018

Small dose of Cipro...still dangerous?

I'm so glad I found your website. I can't seem to find anyone who will even try to answer my questions. I'm a female in my 30's, and my Doctor recently

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Aug 11, 2018

Welcome to the torture table of EMG and Nerve Conduction Tests

I just survived the combo EMG/Nerve Conduction test, and it was both worse than I thought it would be and not as bad as I feared. Let me explain. I have

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Aug 11, 2018

Achilles Tendon Rupture, complications after surgery, numbness in foot and toes

Hi all, I'm 20 weeks post op. My surgery to repair a completely ruptured achilles was on March 12, 2012. I was in a cast for 2 weeks, then the stitches

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Aug 11, 2018

I still have foot pain 2 years after my Plantar Fasciotomy

Hello Everyone. I still have foot pain two years after my Plantar Fasciitis surgery. I don't have any complaints about the surgery itself. I didn't

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Aug 09, 2018

Still in pain after Plantar Fasciitis Surgery............

I had been experiencing foot problems for years and was diagnosed with plantar fascitis. I had surgery in September 2009 which gave no relief at all,

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Aug 09, 2018

Back at work 2 weeks after Achilles Tendonitis surgery reattachment

I am Female and 52 and ruptured my left achilles 3 years ago. After many vists to the hospital and many complaints I finally got to see the surgeon. I

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Aug 09, 2018

wrist pain but no swelling

Hello, i have been experiencing pain in my right wrist, on the inside, below my thumb for about 2 weeks. i am not quite sure what i did to it. i do work

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Aug 09, 2018

Plantar fasciotomy at age 34, still have pain 5 weeks after

Hi there. I've experienced mostly all the symptoms everyone else here has. About 2 years ago I started getting the typical pain in the left heel so commonly

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Aug 06, 2018

Levaquin Nightmare From A Single 750mg Dosage

I will never forgot my experience with this poison. I never had a bad reaction or was allergic to any medications, but had only taken the occasional penicillin

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Aug 06, 2018

Achilles Tendonosis Surgery and Bone Spur Debridement, happy and ready to do it again

I suffered pain for years from achilles tendonosis and haglund's deformity. (reactive bone growth in my heal from all the inflammation in my tendon) Plus

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Jul 26, 2018

Broken fibula, low vitamin D

I have been suffering with knee pain for the past year. Each time I went to an ortho, he suggested i do physio and that my muscles were weak. Now last

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Jul 24, 2018

Cracking and popping inner left ankle above foot. Severe achilles pain that comes and goes in left posterior ankle.

For about 6 months I have experienced constant cracking/popping in my left inner ankle area at times causeing pain. In the past two months have been experiencing

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Jul 24, 2018

Orbital Tendonitis or Trochleitis?

Can you get tendonitis in the muscles around the eyes? I read there is a trochlea tendon above the eye. I have read of conditions called Trochleitis

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Jul 24, 2018

Tenosynovitis and Tendonitis in multiple joints, what can cause this?

In the last few years I have been diagnosed with tendonitis, tenosynovitis, and tendonopathy in my feet, wrists, thumbs, shoulders, and also as having

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Jul 24, 2018

Chance of recovering from Ciprofloxacin side effects?

I agree with all that you have listed about Ciprofloxacin. I have taken it for 3 days 250 mg I believe. Took 2 a day for 3 days. I began to experience

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Jul 24, 2018

Failed Plantar Fasciitis Release Surgery

6 years ago I agreed to Plantar Fasciitis Release surgery on my right foot because a Podiatrist insisted that I had no other choice. I had already had

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Jul 23, 2018

chronic jaw tension, dizziness, and possible sinus infection

I've been suffering from extreme jaw tightness and dizziness for 5 months now. I am at the point where I feel completely hopeless. So many of the doctors

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Jul 23, 2018

After falling hard on my straight arm, I can't straighten the elbow

During a wrestling match, I was lifted up and fell hard on the mat, with most of the other guy's weight on me. I landed most of the weight on my left arm,

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Jul 23, 2018

Dislocated Shoulder last year, now TMJ syndrome

I'm Rebecca, a 50 year old female person in pretty good shape. 5'5, 125#, moderate 40 min exercise 4-5x/wk, decent diet. I got clobbered by a rogue wave

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Jul 23, 2018

I'm 20 and I'm getting tendinitis everywhere

A few of months ago I started developing what I thought was carpal tunnel in my dominant hand. It started with pain in just one finger, then spread up

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Jul 23, 2018

1 week post-op Achilles Tendon Tear repair, pain increasing

I am Patrice, a healthy and active 40 year old. I tore my achilles tendon at work on 12/12/10. I had surgery to repair the tendon on 1/19/11. The surgery

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Jul 19, 2018

Ultrasound Exam Results Show Thickening of Achilles Tendon

Ultrasound exam results showed up thickening of Achilles tendon sheath ? Is this tenosynovitis And is the treatment the same ? ---- Joshua

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Jul 15, 2018

Wrist Tenosynovitis and Complications from De Quervain release

About two years ago, I noticed that I was losing strength in my thumb which turned into moderate loss of use. Over the course of two years, I saw several

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Jul 15, 2018

Severe Joint pain after 4 days of Levaquin 500 mg. for bronchitis

I am a 56 yr. healthy white female and in April, 2011, was prescribed Levaquin for bronchitis. After 4 days of taking it, I had SEVERE joint pain in my

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Jul 15, 2018

Thank God If You've Never Had a Nerve Conduction Test

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2009. One thing the rheumatologist wanted was a nerve conduction test. I was still working and had great insurance

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Jul 12, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis with Cracking noise on my Wrist?!?

Hello, I've had tendonitis for a long time, probably since I was a teenager (I'm 24 now). I was really into working out but about a year ago I had to

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Jul 11, 2018

Myositis Ossificans and Anterior Compartment Syndrome symptoms, Kicked in the side of the calf and shin twice while playing soccer

A couple of weeks ago I was kicked in the side of the calf and a little on the shin in a soccer game... I got a huge goose egg immediately... The area

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Jul 11, 2018

Plantar Facia release and heel spur removal - One month ago

This is just sort of an FYI, because I know a lot of people have plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. I'm writing this because these are things that doctors

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Jul 09, 2018

My Nerve Conduction Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome HURT

When I went in to get my Nerve Conduction Test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, I was not prepared for the pain I was about to experience. The electrical

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Jul 07, 2018

Long term hand injury from punching a wall, hand tendonitis and knuckle pain

Hi Joshua, A year ago I hurt my right hand during a incident where I punched a stone wall. I remember immediately feeling sharp pains in my knuckles

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Jul 07, 2018

Any risk of Tendonitis with amoxicillin?

Hi, Joshua. I've had tendonitis for a long time now, and it's starting to improve. Just today I was prescribed amoxicillin for an unrelated dental infection,

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Jul 07, 2018

Chronic Tibialis Posterior pain that has stopped a runner from running

I have been a runner most of my life. I am 40. About two years ago my tibialis posterior started hurting and I have not been able to run since. My

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Jul 07, 2018

Suffering for over 10 Years with Plantar Fasciitis

I have not had surgery for my Plantar Fasciitis but I know all too well about the pain endured on a daily basis. I can hardly walk I stumble all the

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Jun 29, 2018

Tendonitis Pain In Right Hand, Wrist, Top Of Hand, Knuckles, Fingers, and Forearm

I have had the electro tests on my nerves and they do not believe I have carpal tunnel. The doctor there told me it is more likely to be tendonitis.

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Jun 29, 2018

Does feet and legs have to do with CarpalTunnel Syndrome??

It started 4 months ago, I woke up with my both hands tingling, so far i have this every day. During the day while I am moving its OK but then when I

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Jun 29, 2018

Achilles Tendon Severed At Heel In Accident

11 weeks ago I stepped on a piece of broken glass and it pivoted up and through the back of my heel, completely severing my achilles tendon (and gashing

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Jun 28, 2018

4th Achilles Rupture Surgery a charm!! Please help

I have ruptured my Achilles’ tendon 3 times have had surgery three times. 2001, 2011, 2012 same tendon. The third time I had it reconstructed. Was wrapped

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Jun 28, 2018

14 year old with wrist pain. He is guitar and tennis player

My son is 14 and has played the guitar for 4 years. He is entering 9th grade and has made it into the high school jazz band. About 6 months ago he started

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Jun 28, 2018

Ehlers Danlos and Tendonitis, shedding some light on the situation

I am a 37 year old mother of 2 who has Ehlers Danlos which is a connective tissue disorder. From what I understand, I have faulty collagin which makes

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Jun 25, 2018

Achilles Tendonitis Surgery two years ago, still healing.

Looks like I'm the first story on here. Cool! 4 years ago I started having pain in my right Achilles Tendon, halfway between the calf and the heel.

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Jun 23, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis Is Not Carpal Tunnel But It's Almost Identical

If you have Wrist Tendonitis, you may or may not have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. It is not the same thing. Tendonitis of the wrist tendons is reversable and fixable.

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Jun 21, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis and Carpal Tunnel from video games

I am 21 years old and have been dealing with wrist tendonitis for almost 2 years. Ever since i was a kid i've been a HUGE gamer. I used to play all day,

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Jun 18, 2018

Acutely painful small lump on Achilles tendon

I am a Podiatrist in the UK who has seen a patient referred by an Orthopaedic Foot Surgeon for an acutely painful lump on his left Achilles tendon. The

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Jun 18, 2018

14 year old with weird wrist pain, either Carpal Tunnel or Tendonitis!

I am 14 years old and i have pain on the top of my wrist around an inch behind the middle finger knuckle and pushing this against the wall a lot creates

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Jun 16, 2018

My All Over Tendonitis problem

I have tendonitis in my wrists, carpal, shoulders, knees, achillies and the foot. I have seen tonnes of different types of healthcare people (eg, naturapath,

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