A 61-year-old female asked:
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degenerative arthritis in spine muscles in legs seem to hurt when, walking osteo a in knee, elbows hurt , is all this arthritis dad had rheumatoid ?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Complex: Dad's rheumatoid arthritis is not related to your osteoarthritis (oa). Yes, it could all be oa. Leg weakness with walking brings up the possibility of spinal stenosis, a possible complication of oa.
Answered on Jun 21, 2014
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Possible: I would suggest seeing a musculoskeletal/spine specialist to address your concerns and select the appropriate treatment plan. Recommend seeing a physical medicine ; rehabilitation doctor who is spine/pain fellowship trained as well.
Answered on Mar 24, 2014

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