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Common and frequent knee and hip questions

Knee joint replacement surgery is prohibited for which people?

Knee replacement surgery is not recommended for everyone with knee pain. The reasons are as follows:

  • Excessive weight gain because the artificial joint cannot bear heavy weight
  • In case of infectious and skin diseases
  • If you have diabetes
  • Physically disabled people with severe muscle weakness
What is the most suitable age for knee joint replacement?

The most suitable age for knee joint replacement is 60 to 80 years old. The age of the patient is one of the main determining factors in joint replacement surgery. Usually, doctors do not recommend surgery in short people, but it is not prohibited in certain situations where other treatment methods are not effective

Can someone who has braces fix their legs only by surgery?

If the leg brace is diagnosed in the early stages of foot formation, it can be easily treated without surgery and with occupational therapy and exercise, but if a long time has passed since the leg brace has been in place, surgery should be performed

When to use ice and when to use heat for injury?

Sometimes a cold or hot compress is very useful after an injury. As a general rule, cold compresses are used for acute injuries or pain, accompanied by inflammation and swelling, and warm compresses are used for muscle pain or joint stiffness and pain relief

What is the cause of necrosis or blackening of the head of the femur?

The reason for the blackening of the head of the femur is that the blood flow to the bone is cut off or reduced. Decreased blood supply can be caused by the following:

  • Injury or fractures of bones and hip joints
  • Radiation therapy for cancer that weakens bones
  • Taking corticosteroids or chemotherapy
  • Fat deposition in blood vessels
  • Blood disorders such as thalassemia
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
What is the reason for swelling of the knee?

Knee swelling is the accumulation of excess fluid around the knee joint, which is caused by factors such as meniscus tears, bone fractures, ligament tears, trauma and sports injuries, osteoarthritis, and some knee-related diseases

Elbow and shoulder common questions

How to know if the shoulder is dislocated?

When the humerus bone comes out of the bowl-shaped cavity of the shoulder, the scapula is dislocated. Some of the symptoms of shoulder dislocation are as follows:

  • Severe pain and inability to move the shoulder
  • Swelling and bruising
  • Deformation and deformity of the shoulder
  • Feeling weak and tingling at the site of injury
What is the cause of ringing in the head of the shoulder?

Inside the joints of the body, including the shoulder joint, there is a liquid that sometimes, when it moves, a feeling of pressure is created in the shoulder and a clicking sound is heard, which is normal, but if the shoulder has swelling and severe pain and If it continues, it means that the bones are "directly placed" and rubbed together, and a specialist doctor should be consulted

What is the immediate treatment for shoulder pain?

Massage with olive oil or analgesic ointments, warm water and use of shoulder joint pain treatment pills are immediate treatments for shoulder pain. Note that if the pain persists, be sure to see a doctor

How to prevent frozen shoulder?

One of the most common causes of frozen shoulder is immobility. If you are recovering from a shoulder joint surgery, fracture, or other shoulder injuries, avoid inactivity and do exercises that will help you recover as quickly as possible with your doctor's advice

Why do we have limited movement after breaking the elbow joint?

Sometimes, after breaking the elbow bone, the fractured area bleeds. This bleeding is not absorbed and its remainder is organized, which causes tissue and lymph band to appear inside the joint. This lymphatic tissue also leads to intra-articular adhesions, which often limit elbow joint movements

What is the treatment of extra bone that occurs in the elbow?

Usually, after elbow fracture surgery, you may encounter the formation of extra bone in the elbow, which is caused by the injury. With early diagnosis, its progress can be prevented by taking medication, otherwise the bone will grow completely and can be treated with surgery

Other questions

Do you have online counseling?

No, for consultation, you must call 09013335216 and visit the clinic in person after making an appointment

Where is the exact address of the clinic?

Dr. Hossein Haji Taghi's clinic is located in Tehran, Vanak Square, Saneyi St., No. 41, Derakhshan Doctors Building, 3rd floor

The exact location can be seen in the contact section

Is it possible to visit the clinic every day?

No, Dr. Haji Taghi is only present at the clinic on even days from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Please do not visit the clinic without an appointment