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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some kind of: Arthritis, the common type of arthritis effect the bod, usually wear and tear process, some get more than other have many factors involved in it.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: Firset of all hace it cheched to be sure that the problem, then depend on how sever it is treatment will be intiated and followed. Good luck.
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Dr. Jeffrey Gross
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Age related change: DJD is a poorly constructed phrase which improperly indicates that someone has a disease. This is not actually the case. Age related degeneration of ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
See below: DJD usually refers to degenerative joint disease also known as osteoarthritis. The primary degeneration is due to cartilage injury, several diseases a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Removal is not a --: -good option. C a fellowship trained hand surgeon 4 eval.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Lunate bone: in the wrist can have cystic changes. Sometimes this is normal or from a slight bit of arthritis but there are conditions where the lignite blood supp ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes. DJD= Degenerat-: Ive joint disease of a joint. Can affect any joint. If its in the back its called spondylosis; sacroiliitis= inflammation of the sacro-iliac joint, du ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dante Brittis
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spine: That many falls is very significant. Pressure on your spinal cord could be a reason. There are others, as well. I suggest u see a neurologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture is an: excellent option. It can not fix the degenerated joints but it can improve pain & range of motion.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: This is a congenital issue and there is not cure for this issue and there is none on the horizen. See a good spine surgeon to evaluate your case.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
May help: Braces for scoliosis have been used for decades. Adult types of scoliosis: scoliosis as child/adolescent and the abnormal spine curve increased into ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Khabie
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Complicates: Depending on the amount of arthritis you may need a shoulder replacement. Speak to your surgeon.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: I've seen people with terrible looking MRI have no pain at all. Pain is a relative and subjective thing, so yes it can cause lots of pain, or may caus ... Read More
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