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What causes joint pains?

What causes joint pains?

Various reasons: Gout, simple strain, arthritis, referred pain from elsewhere are all (of many more) reasons to have pain in your joints. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Hadfield
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Joint Fusion (Definition)

Also called an arthrodesis. The porpose of a joint fusion is to stop motion of the joint. The joint surfaces are removed and some type of fixation may be added. The boney surfaces heal to each other essentially making one bone where there used to be two separated by the joint. A fusion may be done fr pain, deformity, weakness or dysfunction. Fusions are permanent but they can ...Read more


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I need help for joint pains?

I need help for joint pains?

Artralgia: It s called Artralgia, which is no diagnosis. It could be many things.... Have it checked with your doc so you can get a diagnosis or at least exclude certain things. There are meny supplements available, however. The use and proof is debatable. ...Read more

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Joint pains (Tip)

Aching joints in feet? Try good shoes and orthotics. Epsom salts don't help. ...See more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What is causing my joint pains?

What is causing my joint pains?

Multiple causes: There is a long list of possibilities for more than one joint hurting:- generalized conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, other types of arthritis; infections; some medications; metabolic conditions like gout, pseudgout; bleeding disorders (hemophilia, etc). This is not a complete list. ...Read more

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I am having severe joint pains.

I am having severe joint pains.

Doctor visit: Need a doctor visit to include labs for Arthritis and Gout. There are many useful medications to help joint pain as well as specialist treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Turkle Dr. Turkle
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Joint pains (Tip)

Joints, bones aches and pains. Ergonomics reduce the strain. Redesign your space. ...See more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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I have joint pains in the morning?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. Stiffness. Joint stiffness may be most noticeable when you wake up in the morning or after a period of inactivity. ...Read more

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I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

I have multiple joint pains, what could I have?

Get Evaluated: There are many causes of joint pain including arthritis. If you have multiple joint pains, you need to be evaluated. Getting a correct diagnosis and treatment options will relieve your pain and help prevent the condition from getting worse. ...Read more

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Joint pains (Tip)

Exercise, in moderation, is great; but performed to the extreme ; can cause great joint pain. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

I'm having constant joint pains. What can I do?

See a Rheumatologist: There are many different reasons to have joint pains, and sometimes that pain is actually not from the joints, but can be from tendons, ligaments, bursitis, and muscles. I do strongly recommend seeing a rheumatologist to get a comprehensive workup. ...Read more

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How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

How can we reduce joint pains after our days work ?

Start at night : Start the night before and hydrate and get a good night sleep. In morning take an antiinflammatory med to prevent swollen painful joints and one during and one after. If you have a deformity, you make need bracing or supports to ease your work. Lastly, ice ice ice to help decrease pain and swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Harold Peltan Dr. Peltan
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Joint pains (Tip)

Range of motion exercises done regularly can greatly reduce many joint pains. ...See more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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Can you tell me best indian herb to control joint pains?

Can you tell me best indian herb to control joint pains?

Curcumin: would be my first bet. It is anti-inflammatory and also helps with prevention of Alzheimers among other things. Other good herbs are Boswellia, Maca and Vincaria (these are generally South American) ...Read more

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At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

At what age does one usually start to experience joint pains?

Any age: While we typically associate joint pains with older age, the truth is that many diseases including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint pain at a very young age as well. ...Read more

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Dr. James Cullington Dr. Cullington
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Joint pains (Tip)

Most joint pain is benign. ...See more

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I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I think I better: Answer this one. Rheumatologic disease is a specialty all to itself. There are a myriad of causes for joint discomfort. You must work through to a specific diagnosis in order to make the best treatment plan. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Ac Joint Separation (Definition)

Wherever two bones meet is a joint. Joints move in certain directions and use ligaments from one bone to the other to prevent movement in other directions. ie ligaments on the sides of the knee keep it from bending sideways. When ligaments tear partially its called a sprain, completely its called a separation. The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is where the collarbone meets ...Read more


Dr. Charles Toman
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Joint Replacement Surgery (Definition)

In short the old joint is cut away and new surfaces are placed securly ont the cut surfaces. Som with bone cement and some use bone ingrowth to fix the component, in essence the old is replaced by new. They consist of combinationd of titainium, surgical stainless and plastic (high density polyethylene). Remember done = no going back. ...Read more