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If I Am Bone On Bone In My Knee Can I Also Have A Meniscus Tear
My knee is bone on bone. I have a lot of pain and can not do stairs or hills. Ths interferes with my employment .Can I have a partial knee replacement?
More Info: The decision for a partial or a total knee replacement is based on the location of your pain, as well as the area and extent of involvement of arthritis on you xrays. If you are fortunate enough to be a candidate for a partial knee replacement, your recovery will be much quicker. Schedule an appointment with your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In the knee joint there are two types of cartilage, articular cartilage and meniscal cartilage. The meniscus is a triangular shaped piece of fibro-cartilage that sits between the femur and tibia. The meniscus can tear as a result of injury or secondary degenerative changes that occur over time. Because the meniscus cartilage dies not have it's own blood supply, tears often ...Read more
I have arthritrse with bone on bone. I recently twisted my knees and the MRI say a possible tear in meniscus. But the orthopedic specialist says he would not trim the meniscus tear because of my bone on bone condition and suggested synvisc. Is that a ri
I found out I have a mild shift to my knee cap and torn ligaments and cartlig missing..Would i need a cast after surgrey?
Restrictive bracing : Very rarely (to never) is the knee joint actually casted. In situations where a knee should not be flexed following surgery an immobilizer or brace (locked in extension) may be applied. However, these options are more conducive to post-op pain management modalities, bathing, and monitoring of incisions for infection. Most likely you will only have to deal with a brace and crutches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it seen: You do not mention how and when you injured yourself. In any event the only sure way is to have your wrist seen by your doctor and see if you need further studies like x-rays. ...Read more
If I have sever osteoarthritis in both my knees almost bone on bone. If i glucosamine at this point would it help?
How can I tell if my knee pain is the result of bone on bone or if it is just tendinitis? I have the clicking sensation when I bend my knee.
Imaging studies: You seem young for "bone on bone" disease (AKA advanced arthritis). Xrays would be helpful as an initial screening imaging study to check for arthritis of your knee. If it is tendinitis, the majority of the time it is patellar tendinitis and is usually physical therapy responsive (with or without additional help with NSAIDs which are medications like ibuprofen, naprosyn). ...Read more
My hip hurts a lot by my SI and on the actual hip joint and the outside. I feel like I dont have any cartilage left.I was a gymnast and I dance.I'm 20?
Time for an exam: It sounds like you are feeling lower back pain near your sacroiliac joint and on the outside of your hip, near the greater trochanter of your femur. The hip joint is in the groin. If you are feeling pain in your lower back and it is radiating to the outside of your thigh, and you feel joint pain as well, you should get a physical exam and possibly x-rays. Your doctor will evaluate all causes. ...Read more
I have had an xray on both my knees and was told I have bone spurs and bone islands in my knees. It is painful to walk up or down stairs, help?
Bone spurs/island: Bone spurs and islands have different causes. Bone spurs or osteophytes are thickened areas of bone that form at areas of bone stress, injury, wear. Common in arthritic conditions. Contrary to its name, most spurs are smooth, not sharp and are asymptomatic. Bone islands are areas of thicker or cortical bone that are found in areas of softer bone(cancellous) and occur from birth and are benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could I have torn something? I have slaughter's disease in my knees and have had a constant pain in one knee for a little over a week. I can't walk without a limp and when one knee pops i sometimes either stumble or even fall. What could I have done?
It's : It's possible you may have torn a something. Was there any traumatic injury to your knee before the pain started? If you have joint line pain or a catch/locking sensation in your knee you may have a torn meniscus. The if the pain does not go away the next step may be to get an MRI of your knee. ...Read more
Is it possible that i can have a torn meniscus and or ligament tear even though the MRI came back clean? I am constantly have knee pain and buckling
I have arthritis and pieces of cartiledge have broken off in my knee. I've had an MRI. I workout & walk, the knee pain is getting worse. What should I?
I do not have knee arthritis but a displaced meniscus root? Which I am thinking is a tear because I have clicking and locking of the knee joint? Help
Surgery: By a root i assume u mean a horn or the ant/post attachment of the meniscus. This is a mechanical abnormality in ur knee & it will require surgery, repair or excision. With each click and locking episode u r damaging the articular surface which will lead @ arthritis if not corrected. Even if it fine 4 a while the damage from the last episode remains so get it taken care of by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a bone spur and arthritis shaved off my shoulder in May. I also had a bicep tear repaired. It healed well but is hurting again. Normal?
What can I do if i've had a fractured bone in my leg and I am having severe swelling and bruising in my ankle?
I had a wrist arthroscopy from a rupture in my triangular cartilage in May 2014. I fell on my hand today and the pain is bad. Should I see my surgeon?
Yes: Call the surgeon's office to see if the can arrange for you to have an Xray of the hand. They can review the image and decide what to do next. ...Read more
How can I tell if the bones in my ankle are separating without an x-ray? I sprained my ankle 7 months ago and I am still in a lot of pain.
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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