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Dr. Ian J. Reynolds, MD

Orthopedist

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39 years Experience
Dr. Ian J. Reynolds, MD
  • Friendswood, TX
  • Oschner Foundation and Clinic , New Orleans, Lousiana
  • Accepting new patients

Cortisone injections for osteoarthritis. Do they work?

It is worth a try. The amount given will not cause any side effects!

Does tennis elbow require a surgery?

Not usually. Most often, it can be relieved with cortisone injections.

What is the treatment for musculoskeletal pain?

He needs to get an MRI of his neck and shoulders to look for the cause.

My mother is diagnosed with osteonecrosis. Is there a treatment for this condition?

It depends on the joint: if it is the hip, it can be replaced; if it is a small area in the knee, it may be tolerable, but replacement may also be needed.

Does a fracture take longer to heal when you have diabetes?

in most cases it will due to the lack of microcirculation

My back is feeling strained. What should I do?

Muscle spasm - probably from a strained facet joint! Try an anti-inflammatory, such as ibuprofen, heat, and a massage.

Does cracking my knuckles weaken my bones?

No, it is not true, it will not weaken the bones, just creating negative pressure in the joint and it makes a pop!

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

At age 40 - just make sure you eat green, leafy vegetables for the calcium and add vitamin D3 over the counter, check Vit D levels to see if you need D2.

Can heel spurs be treated?

First, get an X-ray to see if there are spurs, change your shoes every three days, wear heel cups with a hole in the center, take anti-inflammatories, maybe get a cortisone injection, READ MORE
First, get an X-ray to see if there are spurs, change your shoes every three days, wear heel cups with a hole in the center, take anti-inflammatories, maybe get a cortisone injection, and, lastly, surgery to remove the spur.

Is osteoarthritis a heriditary disease?

Most likely it is, but not proven!

Can gout be treated permanently or does it come back?

Keeps coming back, but can be controlled with daily medicine.

Will I be able to swim again after ankle replacement?

I am not that familiar with ankle arthroplasty, my experience is that they do not work well in very active individuals, however swimming would be the best rehab exercise I could READ MORE
I am not that familiar with ankle arthroplasty, my experience is that they do not work well in very active individuals, however swimming would be the best rehab exercise I could think of for this procedure

My knee grinds when I climb stairs. What can be done?

No need for knee replacement if there is no pain just noise !

Recovery for knee meniscectomy?

In most cases people are back to full speed in 6 weeks

Stabbing knee pain when lying down sleeping

Most likely you have an area of soft cartilage on the back of your knee cap that is periodically irritating , it can result in severe pain when bending your knee and be bothersome READ MORE
Most likely you have an area of soft cartilage on the back of your knee cap that is periodically irritating , it can result in severe pain when bending your knee and be bothersome at times at night , if it persists despite taking an aspirin for several weeks per day the you need to get at an MRI

Inner thigh hurts when walking fast

It could be that the extra effort in walking is taxing the medial hamstrings or adductor tendons a little more , so this is either a tendinitis issue or it may be a little nerve READ MORE
It could be that the extra effort in walking is taxing the medial hamstrings or adductor tendons a little more , so this is either a tendinitis issue or it may be a little nerve root irritation related to S1 root (1st sacral) , first try stretching the inner thighs and see if it makes a difference

Recurring hip pain

It depends on what area you are calling your hip , if it is ne'er the buttock it might be coming from your back , if it is in the groin area it could be the hip joint itself or READ MORE
It depends on what area you are calling your hip , if it is ne'er the buttock it might be coming from your back , if it is in the groin area it could be the hip joint itself or a pulled muscle such as rectus femoris . If rest and a non steroidal doesn't clear it up in a few weeks , I would suggest an X-ray of the hip to start

ACL repair

Repairing an ACL tear will not work , the only way to stabilize the knee is to replace the ACL with a new tendon graft !