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A Michael Moheimani, M.D.

Orthopedist

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42 years Experience
A Michael Moheimani, M.D.
  • Santa Ana, CA
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
  • Accepting new patients

Why do I have pain in my groin area during certain movements?

Yes if the pain is not resolving and your family physician does not have answers then I would consult an orthopedic physician, a physiatrist, or a physical therapist.

Does a fracture take long to heal in older adults?

Yes in my experience injuries take much longer to heal in older individuals.

Can heel spurs be treated?

The initial treatment is relative rest such as not playing tennis for a week or two and doing exercises with a bicycle. Anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil is helpful. READ MORE
The initial treatment is relative rest such as not playing tennis for a week or two and doing exercises with a bicycle. Anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil is helpful. Both ice and heat can help. You should do heel cord stretching and to get guidance in doing it properly look it up on YouTube. Also a heal pad which you can obtain in any pharmacy will be helpful.

We believe my mother dislocated her shoulder. What should we do?

Sounds like you need to see a specialist as soon as possible and need detailed x-rays as well as possible MRI and then further guidance based on the studies. Don't wait to seek READ MORE
Sounds like you need to see a specialist as soon as possible and need detailed x-rays as well as possible MRI and then further guidance based on the studies. Don't wait to seek treatment.

What impact can my excess weight have on my knees?

There is now clear medical evidence that particularly in females obesity substantially contributes to the development of knee arthritis. I encourage weight loss and exercises including READ MORE
There is now clear medical evidence that particularly in females obesity substantially contributes to the development of knee arthritis. I encourage weight loss and exercises including bicycling, treadmill and brisk walking for my patients.

I am having pain in my elbows. What could be the reason?

If the pain persists, start with your family physician or a physical therapist for initial guidance. If they don't have answers and the pain persists, then you may wish to consult READ MORE
If the pain persists, start with your family physician or a physical therapist for initial guidance. If they don't have answers and the pain persists, then you may wish to consult a specialist such as an orthopedic surgeon.

I have a weird pain from my breast bone to my arms. What could be causing this?

There may be many sources causing your pain. You should start with your family physician and probably obtaining a chest x-ray and possibly an electrocardiogram as the symptoms READ MORE
There may be many sources causing your pain. You should start with your family physician and probably obtaining a chest x-ray and possibly an electrocardiogram as the symptoms you describe may also be secondary to heart problems.

Is there a cure for bursitis?

My question would be bursitis where? Bursitis can occur around any joint and treatments may be different. Typical initial treatment is use of heat or ice, therapy and using anti-inflammatory READ MORE
My question would be bursitis where? Bursitis can occur around any joint and treatments may be different. Typical initial treatment is use of heat or ice, therapy and using anti-inflammatory medications. Bursitis causes pain but not disability and therefore individuals can still function although they may experience pain with activities.

My 80 year old mother recently fell and fractured her ankle. How long should it take for her to recover?

Ankle fractures typically heal in 6 to 8 weeks but will take longer in an older female. Full recovery is usually not until 6 to 8 months.

I can notice a slight curve on my back. Is it scoliosis?

Scoliosis usually develops in younger age groups but can also develop and worsen in older individuals particularly if they have degenerative diseases. The best way to answer your READ MORE
Scoliosis usually develops in younger age groups but can also develop and worsen in older individuals particularly if they have degenerative diseases. The best way to answer your question is an examination and x-rays. Consult a musculoskeletal specialist such as an orthopedic surgeon, physical medicine physician or chiropractor.

How do topical sprays help in treating sprains?

Yes they do help ease the pain. They are frequently used by athletic trainers and physical therapists in dealing with both acute and chronic injuries.

I feel like I have a hunchback. What should I do?

Exercise to improve your extension. Use proper posture. An x-ray will be helpful to rule out structural abnormalities.

I am suffering from pain around my wrist. What could be causing it?

If the pain is significant, you should consult a specialist for a detailed examination and at least preliminary X-rays.

The bone in wrist hurts so badly. Can this be treated?

The doctor will examine your wrist and probably obtain X-rays. You may need an MRI study, X-rays are not. Usually, the first steps are nonsteroidals, such as you are taking and READ MORE
The doctor will examine your wrist and probably obtain X-rays. You may need an MRI study, X-rays are not. Usually, the first steps are nonsteroidals, such as you are taking and perhaps some physical therapy. You need to also avoid any activities which may be making your wrist pain worse, such as playing tennis.

Will steroids help in treating my joint pain?

Yes, steroids can be helpful, but before you resort to those medications, you should have tried medications available over-the-counter, such as Advil, Aleve, or Tylenol. Let a READ MORE
Yes, steroids can be helpful, but before you resort to those medications, you should have tried medications available over-the-counter, such as Advil, Aleve, or Tylenol. Let a specialist help guide you to the proper medications that you use.

I have some pain in my knees while walking. How can this be treated?

Sounds like you need an evaluation. Weight-bearing X-rays are helpful to determine if you have arthritis. Preliminary use of over-the-counter medications such as Advil, Aleve, READ MORE
Sounds like you need an evaluation. Weight-bearing X-rays are helpful to determine if you have arthritis. Preliminary use of over-the-counter medications such as Advil, Aleve, or Tylenol are beneficial. Don't reduce your walking, however. There are many benefits with walking, including maintaining bone and joint strength.

How long does a knee dislocation take to heal?

A knee joint dislocation is a serious injury. Likely he dislocated his patella or kneecap which is much more common. Usually it's immobilized for a few weeks and then therapy is READ MORE
A knee joint dislocation is a serious injury. Likely he dislocated his patella or kneecap which is much more common. Usually it's immobilized for a few weeks and then therapy is started.

Could my fall have caused a serious back injury?

Yes this can be serious. I would advise consultation with your family doctor or orthopedic specialist if you have one. You should probably obtain x-rays and a detailed examination READ MORE
Yes this can be serious. I would advise consultation with your family doctor or orthopedic specialist if you have one. You should probably obtain x-rays and a detailed examination should be completed.

What is clubfoot and how is it treated?

Clubfoot is usually noted at birth. On mild cases simple stretching by the mom is adequate. More rigid types need application of casts. This should be evaluated by a children's READ MORE
Clubfoot is usually noted at birth. On mild cases simple stretching by the mom is adequate. More rigid types need application of casts. This should be evaluated by a children's orthopedic specialist.

I am experiencing slight numbness and some pain after my elbow fracture surgery. What could be the reason?

This is difficult to answer not knowing the exact type of fracture or surgery you may have had. But with elbow surgery increase in pain and some numbness in the area of the surgery READ MORE
This is difficult to answer not knowing the exact type of fracture or surgery you may have had. But with elbow surgery increase in pain and some numbness in the area of the surgery is to be expected.