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A 61-year-old female asked:

Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. on soma (carisoprodol)?

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Dr. Kiley Reynolds
Pain Management 27 years experience
Degeneration: Sounds like a lot of things are going on. Best to start with an appointment with a fellowship trained pain physician. You will have a treatment plan tailored to meet your needs with medications and manual therapies, as well as possible injections for the lower back and knees, if indicated. Good luck.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Let me explain: It sound you have more than one problem, you have what it look be arthritis, diabetes and complications involved those two, my advice to go to your family doctor and have him do complete physical and treatment plan. Good luck.

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