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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Medication, heat: Many patients get benefit from acetominophen and anti-inflammatory medicines (like Ibuprofen and naproxen). If the pain is not controlled with these o ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Exercise, weight ...: First, lifestyle changes like weight control, regular exercise and not smoking. Next, some supports or braces may help as well as local applications ... Read More

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your surgeon: You really should discuss this with your surgeon since he/she was there and can give you all of the what ifs.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: The chronic abuse of opioid drugs may be associated with altered bone metabolism and reduced trabecular bone mass, attributable, at least in part, to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Epidural: From an interventional viewpoints, they will try to do an epidural or facet joint blocks
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Dehydration.: I am not sure what you mean by "degeneration in the bones". (That's usually osteoporosis and you are too young for that. If so, you may have an geneti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Marquart
40 years experience Neurosurgery
Consider fusion: If course of therapy , injections and facet rhizotomies have failed to relieve pain, surgery to fuse the spine may help. Replacement facet joints are ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Bone densiometry: This test is utilized to measure calcium and the diagnoses of osteoporosis and osteopenia.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck shifted : If a patient told reports neck bone shifting I would order a flexion and extension cervical (neck) x-ray. This can be ligament weakening or damage.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Yes, it is all related to osteoarthritis. An x ray should be sufficient for the diagnosis.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Greene
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Weight ... Inserts: Mind your weight.... The feet are very sensitive to weight gain and weight loss.... Try the gel inserts ... Very helpful.
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