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Absorbine Arthritic Medication
Do psychiatrist medications cause extra creaky or weakened joint strength? Can they also cause arthritic symptoms?
A rare side effect: You do't specify the medication - so all one can say is that some do have rare reports of joint pain. Some are actually being prescribed to relieve such pain - and it is not likely to make sense anytime soon. Trust yourself - if you are not able to justify the negative side effects for the help - ask Dr. To get you off that one. Either try another or rely on CBT therapy. ...Read more
What otc/natural medications will relieve lower back pain and severe leg cramps nsaids and anything that causes bleeding is not an option. Cannot be stuck with needles or have cortisone shots. Absolutely miserable, have bad discs and arthritic hips. Can
I: I would recommend seeing a naturopathic doctor. These medications/treatments are not commonly done by spine doctors or surgeons. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: Treatment of arthritic shoulders depends on causes and severity. If rheumatoid arthritis that needs to be controlled first. Then a joint replacement can be performed even at your age. If post traumatic and steroid injections no longer help then an arthroscopic clean out might help buy time. When you can not tolerate pain you will need a joint replacement and a decrease in activities. ...Read more
Inflammation: "itis" of any kind is a general term for inflammation. Arthritis stands classically for inflammation in a joint. Inflammation can be caused by multiple causes including gout. Gout inflammation is acute and can be recognized by it's severity, the joint it involves etc. It is best to see your doctor as soon as possible if you are concerned about this diagnosis. ...Read more
Encourage you: To see your physician so that your back can be evaluated and a treatment plan can be devised. Take care. ...Read more
Usually not: Osteoarthritis is the common cause of knobby knuckles. Anti-inflammatory medications help relieve pain and stiffness, but do not prevent or reverse the development of bony swelling of the knuckles. For less common types of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, there are medications that can help to prevent arthritis from worsening and causing deformities. ...Read more
It feels like I'm getting a hump in my back. How can I correct it? Or could it just be arthritic?
Hard = bone soft =: If you are discussing the curvature of your spine - this is bone if it is hard vs a lipoma or other soft tissue hump if it is soft. Your physician can clarify. If it is the spine agree it could be arthritis, osteoporosis. Your physician can help clarify and discuss the evaluation. ...Read more
Our spine ages with: Imaging changes having been demonstrated as early as age 10 years and continuing from there. It is labeled degenerative changes and sometimes this can lead to pain symptoms and then it is called degenerative disc disease or arthritis of the spine. It not only can affect the disc levels but the joints of the spine known as facet joints. ...Read more
Need to get 60 pounds off. Any suggestions. Knees are arthritic would love a food plan to follow. T?
Not easy but: Can be done if you are willing and prepared to eat (really less) but good health nutritional food, work very hard in gym, you will in time but not over night. Plan is in your hand and mind, you already know. ...Read more
I have several arthritic knuckles that periodically cause distracting pain. Any home remedies? Stretches, etc.?
Arthritic knuckles: Try hand exercises by relaxing your hand. Start with your fingers straight and close together. Bend the end and middle joints of your fingers. Keep your wrist and knuckles straight. Moving slowly and smoothly, return your hand to the starting position. Repeat with your other hand. If you can, perform multiple repetitions of this exercise on each hand. Also try anti-inflammatory meds or splinting. ...Read more
How much will I be able to bend my pinky if I have fusion surgery on it? My pinky has become arthritic and is painful when I try to bend it.
Physical Tx: Post op work will provide best recovery; work it hard! ...Read more
There are some...: Local heat applications with hot/wet towel can cause some relief depending on the cause of arthritis. You need to know if it is degenerative (osteoarthritis) or is it rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can be helped some by natural adjustments, not rheumatoid...This one will require medication given be a rheumatologist (specialist). ...Read more
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