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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you are overweight, it will be less stressful to your joints if you get rid of some weight. To just reduce inflammation in your joints try omega 3, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, arthritic knee pain is characteristically worse in cold and better in warm. That is one reason many older people in America will move south as t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on type: Treatment of arthritis of the knees depends on the type you have. There are many great treatments for arthritis. You should get evaluated to get a cor ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain: In addition to the treatments recommended by your physician - acupuncture, Microcurrent Electrical Therapy (MET) and Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No running!: Body as a whole, or knee. I favor cycling outdoors, because your body weight is off the knee and you are not dropping weight in stride which can bring ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Rheumatology exam: to get definive therapy and additional rheumatolgy exams and imaging.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Hyalgan: You could try the protocol with Hyalgan with physical therapy. Many of my patients have had real success with increased mobility and decreased pain.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Imaging: Many physical symptoms of meniscal tears and arthritis are similar. The best way to know for sure is with an mri. While an x-ray can show narrowing of ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Sometimes an MRI can help but see an orthopedist for guidance, .
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Clinically yes.: On mri-no. But many people with arthritis have mild degenerative tears. An acute onset of pain following any number of sporting activities usually w ... Read More

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