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Absent Abdominal Musculature With Microphthalmia And Joint Laxity
Joint laxity?: Joint laxity is not a known side effect or withdrawal effect of geodon. Please see your physician to review your joint laxity problems. Do's (doctor of osteopathic medicine), and specialists in physical & rehabilitation medicine or orthopedics may be especially well suited to help you. ...Read more
Joint Laxity: It is a hereditary loosening of the joints because the ligaments are either very stretchy or because they are too long. In either case, this causes the joint to be extra mobile, which can cause hyperextension or dislocation. Treatment depends on the joint and is usually aimed at strengthening the muscles around the joint or surgically tightening them for better stability. ...Read more
What kind of and intensity of exercise can I do 6-7 weeks post op from a radical hysterectomy to improve abdominal musculature and reduce tummy overha?
Core muscles buildup: If surgery is recent then allow the swelling to settle. After a few weeks, your surgeon will allow you to start diet and exercise. Start with aerobic workouts like treadmill or elliptical. At the gym, there will specific machines which support your back while you exercise your core muscles. If the pannus does not settle then you may need a tummy tuck. See a plastic surgeon to discuss your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been recognised with recurrent sublexation of patella.Could you please suggest me the best way of cure.I have ligament laxity in all joints.
Biomechanics: Joint Hypermobiliy trait mostly female Many these women have genu varus or valgus, whereby patella rides non-linearly during knee flexion/extension. Knee can be shifted from genu to linear function by placing medial or lateral shoe insert; depending whether foot pronation or supination is desired; shifting vector of upper body weight as it meets leg. Medial insert for varus. Lateral for valgus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a way to test for thumb laxity in either side of the MCP joint of the thumb. I fell 7 weeks ago and it is still bothering me?
Yes: You test for laxity by gently trying to bend the joint in a direction it normally shouldn't bend. You can use your other thumb for comparison. If there is a difference you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Give it a try: And you tell us. The only recommendation or comment I have is to get a good quality shoe insert. The ones that are flimsy are not very effective. ...Read more
Ligament laxity facet joint dysfunction and lumbar loredosis. My whole life. Why is my back starting to swell and have a hard time walking?
I have had years of muscle and joint pain..Just developed a lot of abdominal problems..Rashes..I have positive ANA and rnp..Which means what?
NO diagnosis yet!!: Your puzzle is still not solved. You need to develop a few paragraphs of all your issues and sit down with your doctor to put the pieces together. Make sure you do not hide any pieces due to shame or embarrassment because the list will be long. I suspect you have a myofascial tissue syndrome with the long history of aches and pain. Ie fibromyalgia. Fm is the most misunderstood treatable ailment. ...Read more
My 7 yr old has abdominal and joint pain and has bruises on legs and pale with dark circles her CBC came back normal could she still have leukemia?
HSP: Altought there is no way for me to make an exact diagnosis, especially about leukemia, from what you have given me; it sounds very like something called Henoch Shoenlein Purpura, which is not that serious. Continue to follow your physicians recommendations, and complete the testing. There are other things that present like this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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