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Could my fall have caused a serious back injury?

Yesterday, I took a hard fall while walking down my stairs at work. I fell right on top of my back and now it's hurting me really bad. There isn't exactly a bruise there, but...

Stinging pain inside the neck

I've been having this stinging pain inside the right side of my neck. It's feels like a needle or something is pricking me. It hurts so bad that I have to cough to ease the pain....

How are shin splints treated in children?

Are shin splints typically treated in children the same way they're treated in adults?

What is clubfoot and how is it treated?

I recently came across a term clubfoot. What is it and how is it treated? Does it always occur at birth or can it develop?

Shoulder imbalances

I have done a paper round for 2 Years, which means I carry a side bag on my right shoulder. I have noticed that my left shoulder is much wider than my right, which makes it looks...

Does a ball socket have to be replaced?

My mother had a ball socket operation 12 years ago and has a rod inserted. Do we have to get the rod replaced in a few years?

How long does one take to recover from a back surgery?

I had a back surgery following excessive pain and discomfort. How long does it usually take for one to recover from a back surgery?

What is the best way to manage osteoarthritis?

I was just recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis and also have a lot of pain due to my condition. What is the best way to manage my pain?

For my knee pain should I use hot treatment or cold?

I am having pain in my knees. This happens a couple times of year, I think due to severe weather change. Should I do hot treatment or cold to ease the pain?

Left shoulder wider than right shoulder. What are the possible reasons?

As stated in the title my left shoulder is wider than my right, it is not a small difference either. I am 21 years old, right handed, I go to the gym and my right shoulder will...

Can lifting weights in the gym cause my bones to become weak?

I read a recent article that said lifting weights in the gym could cause pressure on the bones and make them weak. Is this true?

Does a sprain require me to be on bedrest?

I sprained my ankle due to a fall and the doctor tied it with a sprain bandage. He told me I will be able to walk on it in a few weeks. Will I have to be on bed rest for complete...

I am having a slight pain in my wrist. What could it be?

I am experiencing a slight pain in my wrist bone and is happens just once in a while. But it is very sharp and completely distracts me from what I'm doing. It only lasts a second....

My knee is feeling tender and is slightly red. There is also some pain when I bend it. Should I use ice or heat?

My knee is feeling very soft and tender and I can feel a lot of pain as I bend my knee. I don’t know what is wrong. Should I try ice or heat? Or what should I do?

I have a sharp pain around my shoulders especially during rainy weather. Is it fibromyalgia?

I am experiencing a sharp pain around my shoulders which intensifies during the rainy weather. Do you think it could be fibromyalgia?

My brother has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. According to you what will be the best course of treatment?

My brother is 46 years old and has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. According to you what will be the optimal course of treatment?

What is the cause of loss of bone density?

My wife's recent tests have indicated loss of bone density. What could have caused this?

Is sciatica permanent or can it be cured?

I have been diagnosed with sciatica and I am on treatment. I would like to know if there is a permanent cure or will I have to live with it?

I have recently developed hammer toes. Can it be treated?

I have recently developed hammer toes and it is getting painful to walk in certain shoes. My mom has this condition too and her toes are all bent. I don't want to end up like...

Pain in right arm

There is pain in my right arm, first it started in my shoulder and now its affect is from neck to elbow. I think it is muscle strain. It was started when it was exposed to cold...

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