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Dr Doan Graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and completed residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Colorado. He completed additional fellowship training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the prestigious Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. He is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in complex and revision knee and shoulder surgery at the Kansas City Orthopedic Institute. He also holds an assistant professorship at the University of Kansas City.

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Tomohiro Hamahata, MD (Orthopedics)

Dr. Hamahata graduated from the Jikei University of Medical Science. After working at Asanokawa General Hospital and Kosei Chuo Hospital, he joined the Department of Orthopedics at Asakusa Hospital in April 2021, specializing in general orthopedics and joint replacement surgery.

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  • Abnormal gait

  • Shuffle when I walk

  • Difficulty walking in a straight line with one foot directly in front of the other

  • Transient gait disturbance

  • Drop foot

  • Need to hold into something for supoport while walking

  • Shuffling when walking

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What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?

This condition causes pain in the pubic area and difficulty walking due to the natural softening of ligaments in the pelvic region during pregnancy.

Typical Symptoms of Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

  • Post-childbirth pubic bone pain

  • Difficulty in walking

  • Pubic pain

  • Lower abdominal pain

  • Fever

  • Hip pain

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Did you have pubic bone pain after childbirth?

  • Is walking difficult for you?

  • Do you have pain in your pubic area?

  • Do you have lower abdominal pain?

  • Do you have a fever?

Treatmentof Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

Physiotherapy can help improve symptoms. More severe cases may require warm compresses, painkillers, or supportive equipment like pelvic support belts.

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  • Difficulty walking

  • Pubic pain

  • Fever

  • Hip pain

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Reviewed By:

Kent C Doan, MD

Kent C Doan, MD (Orthopedics)

Dr Doan Graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and completed residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Colorado. He completed additional fellowship training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the prestigious Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. He is a practicing Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in complex and revision knee and shoulder surgery at the Kansas City Orthopedic Institute. He also holds an assistant professorship at the University of Kansas City.

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD (Orthopedics)

Dr. Hamahata graduated from the Jikei University of Medical Science. After working at Asanokawa General Hospital and Kosei Chuo Hospital, he joined the Department of Orthopedics at Asakusa Hospital in April 2021, specializing in general orthopedics and joint replacement surgery.

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