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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
33 years experience Pain Management
Osteoarthitis: The terms "osteoarthritis" , "osteoarthrosis" and "degenerative joint disease"(djd) are used interchangeably. They all refer to age-related joint det ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery: The only way to truly "cure" arthritis is to remove the worn joint, and replace it with a prosthetic one. Having said that, there are many things that ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
OSTEOATHRITIS: Degenerative arthitis is not the best name for this arthritis. We like to use the term osteoarthritis since joints are not degenerating or falling apa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Cartilage Breakdown: The hallmark feature of DJD is cartilage breakdown. This may be associated with joint stiffness, pain, joint deformity, changes in the adjacent bone ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Stiff sore joints: Stiffness after sleeping or sitting still, then pain and swelling progress and can end up lasting day and night. A rheumatologist is an expert in DJD ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Pain physician: It is the effect of a disorder/disease which makes a person disable rather than having the disease. You should consult a pain management center for b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: The prevalence of degenerative joint disease (DJD) is high in the us. DJD becomes more common with age. The incidence also increases secondary to pr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis (OA): Osteoarthritis (oa) is the most common type of arthritis. The older a person is, the more likely they have oa. Commonly effected areas include finge ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Semantics: Bad name, as misleading. It usually refers to osteoarthritis, which is often a disorder in need of treatment. Sometimes applied to vertebral overgro ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Semantics: Bad name, as misleading. It usually refers to osteoarthritis, which is often a disorder in need of treatment. Sometimes applied to vertebral overgro ... Read More

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