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An "enigma" is something that's hard to understand, something puzzling. Thigh pain after a surgery for a new hip joint is one of such puzzle. This enigmatic pain can occur when a cementless implant is used. Doctors report several possible causes. Sometimes the implant is too stiff for the bone. It doesn't "bend" enough so that stress builds up between the bone and the implant. The shape and size of the implant are also important. There is a greater chance of thigh pain with a larger implant. The quality of the patient's bone is also important. Poor bone structure from osteoporosis results in a "less stiff" bone. The zone between the implant and weaker bone may be mismatched. Thigh pain can be the result. This pain is usually described as a dull ache. There is no fever and no history of trauma or illness. The patient often points to the spot where the tip of the implant is located. Some patients report only mild discomfort. Others walk with a limp and need to use a cane or walker. The p...
All it takes is a good whack to your knee, and the surrounding muscles may decide to stop doing their job. Your injury is called a patellar contusion--a blow to the kneecap. You will have pain and most likely weakness in the quadriceps (the big muscle on the front of your thigh). What is the best way to get your quadriceps strong again? That depends on whether the weakness is caused by quadriceps atrophy or inhibition. Atrophy means that the muscle is weak and shrunken. In this case, atrophy could happen because the pain in the knee causes you to use that leg less. Inhibition means that the muscle just can't engage when you try to move it. The pain and swelling are believed to throw the nervous system off, keeping the muscle from working. The difference between atrophy and inhibition is important, because the two conditions need to be treated differently. Atrophy is treated by strengthening the muscles. Inhibition requires that the muscle be "re-educated" using specialized therapy, suc...
I have been having what a doctor calls basilar migraine's, my symptom's are this, I get weak when I get hot, my muscles go limp, I really don't pass out, cause I can hear and feel everything. I do this for about 10 minutes, and I do have tremoring on my right side, and then the back of my neck and head really hurt, and the top and front of my head hurt too, it takes me a couple of days to get over the headache. But I never know when this is going to happen, the only thing I can tell is when I get to hot. My speech is slurred and I have notice a new symptom, that the right side of my jaw and mouth draws, like a stroke, I have no energy do to anything. After all this I feel really drained. Shelia.
The symptoms you describe are not typical of Basilar-Type Migraine (BTM). See B asilar-Type Migraine - The Basics for more information about BTM.
What you say about your muscles going limp, but being able to hear and feel e...
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