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Paul Cagle

Orthopedist

Dr. Paul Cagle is a top Orthopedist in New York, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Paul Cagle is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Paul Cagle is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Paul Cagle is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In New York, New York, Dr. Paul Cagle is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
11 years Experience
Paul Cagle
  • New York, New York
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Will I be able to swim again after ankle replacement?

It is difficult to predict the ability to participate in an activity not having the details of your surgery but I certain hope you will be able to continue the activities you enjoy. READ MORE
It is difficult to predict the ability to participate in an activity not having the details of your surgery but I certain hope you will be able to continue the activities you enjoy.

Can a freckle reduce in size and disappear?

I apologize as an Orthopaedic Surgeon I am not an expert in this area, I would recommend having this evaluated by a dermatologist.

partial vs full joint replacment

Typically a partial joint replacement only replaces a portion of the joint where as a full joint replacement would replace both sides of the joint. Typically each is chosen based READ MORE
Typically a partial joint replacement only replaces a portion of the joint where as a full joint replacement would replace both sides of the joint. Typically each is chosen based on what is needed to give the best outcome.

I fell and have been recommended hip surgery. What are the preparatory steps?

Each surgery is unique, but often an evaluation from your primary care physician is needed before surgery. I would advise speaking with your surgeon and understanding what will READ MORE
Each surgery is unique, but often an evaluation from your primary care physician is needed before surgery. I would advise speaking with your surgeon and understanding what will be necessary.

My baby was born with twisted legs. Can this be corrected?

A rotation deformity can often be corrected but an exam is needed first. I would highly recommend visiting an Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in childhood limb issues.

Can gout be treated permanently or does it come back?

Can reoccur, but it is necessary to have a proper evaluation to ensure knee pain after gout isn't from another cause.

What are the key dietary supplements recommended for bone health after 40?

Dietary supplement are subjective to your dietary intake and metabolic needs.

Can heel spurs be treated?

Pain in this area could be from a variety of causes. A heel spur is a possibility, but it would need to be confirmed with a proper evaluation.

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

Any concern for a joint dislocation is a potential emergency and she should be seen in an emergency department.

What is the course of treatment for a slip disc?

A slipped disc can be treated with or without surgery, but this depends on the extent of the change. I would highly advise seeing a back specialist to have this evaluated.

Stabbing knee pain when lying down sleeping

I would recommend seeing a knee specialist and having an evaluation. They may suggest a test such as an MRI.

What impact can my excess weight have on my knees?

Excess weight can put more pressure on your joints during weight bearing and motion. It is hard to say if this will have an impact on the health of your knees without an evaluation. READ MORE
Excess weight can put more pressure on your joints during weight bearing and motion. It is hard to say if this will have an impact on the health of your knees without an evaluation. Regardless, maintaining a healthy weight is a good personal decision.


Paul J. Cagle, MD

Does a heel bone fracture require a surgery?

A fracture of the heel bone or calcaneus may require surgery to be properly fixed. An assessment with an xray is needed before a surgical recommendation can be made.

Can a knee surgery help in relieving the pain due to arthritis?

The type of surgery which can help sincerely depends on the amount of arthritis you have in your knees. Have you had a discussion with a hip and knee specialist?

Can joint pain be considered as a symptom for gout?

Joint pain can be a symptom of gout but joint pain can have many other causes. If you are having pain or are concerned you should be seen and evaluated.

How long does a hip replacement take to heal?

Full recovery from a joint replacement can take several month or even a year, but it is best to discuss this with her operative surgeon as there may be details of the procedure READ MORE
Full recovery from a joint replacement can take several month or even a year, but it is best to discuss this with her operative surgeon as there may be details of the procedure which would help with understanding the recovery.

How is sciatica pain diagnosed?

This type of pain is diagnosed with a combination of history, physical exam, and images (X-rays, MRI, etc.).

My husband is having a growth in ankle bone. Does it need surgery?

Any type of growth should be evaluated as a growth can be many things. I would recommend an evaluation with foot and ankle specialist.

Severe trapezoid strain

I am sorry you are still having pain. An injury that has lasted over 15 years requires a more complete examination to ensure an accurate diagnosis is achieved. Without that, it READ MORE
I am sorry you are still having pain. An injury that has lasted over 15 years requires a more complete examination to ensure an accurate diagnosis is achieved. Without that, it would be hard to place a timeline on recovery.

I think I dislocated my knee, and it is hurting a lot. What should I do?

Any concern for a joint dislocation is an emergency and you should go to an emergency department to have this evaluated.