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does synvisc one provide pain relief for sufferers of hip arthritis

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Dr. Tim Schrader
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) doesn't work to everyone.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: Switching from one injection to the other shouldn't have side effects. Interestingly while all of the viscoelastic supplements are chemically similar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Frequency: Supartz is a series of 5 injections. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) one is a single injection. The theory of treatment is the same.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Femoracetabular impingement (fai) can lead to degenerative arthritis of the hip joint , as can other factors from childhood or adolescence( developme ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many options: Assuming this is from your hip joint, anti inflammation can come from curcumin (from turmeric), devils claw, or a prescription alt. med called embrel- ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: All of those are anti-inflammatory medications. One may work better for one person and not the other. Which ever one gives you the best relief is what ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fibromyalgia: In general i often remind and teach my patient that this term, fibromyalgia, may not have a medical answer and that they should be looking at alternat ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Yes: This sounds like standard of care. You can always request other nonsurgical therapies, but if you're having unrelenting pain after several months of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rockower
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cortisone: Cortisone is the "gold standard". Other types of injections of forms of hyaluronic acid (the building block of joint cartilage) for "visco-supplement ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Steroid (i.e. Cortisone) injections can be extremely effective in reducing pain by directly decreasing inflammatory response. They may be used for jo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Birnbaum
50 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: Pain patches can contain various medications including xylocaine, (lidocaine) non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, or even strong narcotics. In general ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Platelet rich plasma (prp) therapy is a revolutionary new treatment that relieves pain by promoting long lasting healing of musculoskeletal conditions ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the cause of the shoulder pain. If osteoarthritis is the cause it depends on the severity of the arthritis.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Surgical evaluation: Sounds like you need to be seen by a spinal surgeon. It is unclear if you actually require surgery, since that can only be indicated by a qualified su ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: Joint injections with corticosteroids can be very beneficial in arthritic joints . You can see what your specialist recommends and how long they last ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Do you mean cumin: I;m not sure what curcumin is. You can try capscaicin cream with etodolac - dont tke with nother nsaids - like advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, or naproxen ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: These are all similar treatments. If you failed one the others are unlikely to work. 4 injections of Hyalgan is an unusual number. Did you complete ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
B6: Won't necessarily help joint pain, consider its use in small amounts for nerve regeneration issues.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, but...: A weak muscle relaxant is not the first choice for rheumatoid arthritis. Most specialists in rheumatology, rarely use it for ra.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Knee osteotomy has three goals: to transfer weight from the arthritic part of the knee to a healthier area to correct poor knee alignment to prolon ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ie. An off the shelf knee brace) and elevation. If the pain is present for more than 2 weeks it may warrant a visit to your lo ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No definite answer: Researchers are focusing on the role of mucopolysaccharides and glycosaminogly as a natural powerful anti-inflammatory agent shark cartilage being a n ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
6-12 weeks: At age 44, you probably do not want knee replacements if you are talking about yourself. Recovery time is in the area of 6-12 weeks.

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