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Ac Joint Clicking
Is clicking at the joint line of the knee considered to be a mensicus tear? My joint clicking and get stuck all the time and is very painful.
Is joint clicking considered normal if it develops in all joints quite suddenly? It gets uncomfortable when i reach for things and feel popping.
Probably normal: If no pain occurs, it is normal. If pain is an issue, see your doc or an orthopedist. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: Have the shoulder evaluated and determine the cause of the problem. That will then determine the best solution. ...Read more
I have acute ear pain jaw pain constantly xray clear joint clicking heard and felt i don't grind been like this for months what can it be?
TMJ/TMD : The most common musculoskeletal disorder causing orofacial pain is a temporomandibular disorder. Tmd should be viewed as a group of related conditions that can be divided into disorders related to the muscles of mastication (muscular) and those emanating from the tmj. Earache and head pressure are common symptoms due to the close location to tmj. Rec.: orofacial pain practitioner for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on your ---: symptoms and Findings on exam and on the XRs and CT scans. If it requires more time to heal, then it'll be immobilized till its healed; if the joint is displaced due to the severity of the injury or due to the being caught in some muscles or ligaments, then an Open procedure would be needed, to approximate the bones and removal of the soft tissues, and then repair the soft tissues. good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arthritis.: It means arthritis of that joint right on top of the shoulder. It is very common, and oftentimes does not give you symptoms. In that case, nothing needs to be done. However, if it is painful, and not getting better over time, there is a surgical procedure that can eliminate any pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you know when surgery is needed for a widening AC joint, I have had the pain for about 4/5 months now. Thanks ?
Fix pain/instability: Mere widening of your ac (acromioclavicular) joint is not an indication for surgery. Pain from arthritis or osteolysis can cause joint space widening or narrowing and lead to surgery. Trauma or injury can generate instability and widening too (usually with prominence of the end of the clavicle) that can lead to ac joint reconstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anti-inflammatories : Ac joint pain is usually due to inflammation, either due to trauma or arthritis. Oral and/or injectable steroids are the fastest way to treat inflammation. Ice, rest and nsaid's ate also very helpful treatments, but may take a little longer to work. Sometimes therapy or even surgery may be needed. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity: Ac joint separation treatment depends on the severity of the injury. Treatment ranges from a sling for mild injuries up to requiring surgery for the most severe injuries. You should have a doctor evaluate the injury to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a ShoulderArthroscopy/ SubacromialDecompression; Ac Joint Resection in 11/2015. Pain, low endurance, still grinds. Should I get a 2nd opinion?
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