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Dr. Steve Springer
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What is acromioclavicular arthropathy?

What is acromioclavicular arthropathy?

Joint pain: Acromioclavicular arthropathy is a fancy way of saying that the joint where your collar bone meets your shoulder is hurting you. Possible old injury? Overuse? You should talky to your doc about possible treatments which will likely include anti-inflammatory meds as well as possible steroids, either systemic or injectable. ...Read more

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Dr. Steve Choi
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Type ll configuration of the actomion and acromioclavicular joint arthropathy with decentering of the humeral head meaning and treatment?

Type ll configuration of the actomion and acromioclavicular  joint arthropathy with decentering of the humeral head meaning and treatment?

Therapy or ortho: Type II configuration of the acromion has to do with the curvature of the acromion, which is part of the scapula. The configuration of the acromion could cause impingement syndrome. AC joint arthropathy refers to arthritic changes in this joint. Decentering referred to the position of the humeral head in relation to the glenoid fossa. Consider therapy or orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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I had an X-ray of the shoulder. Results were moderate to advanced into joint disease of the left acromioclavicular joint. What does this mean?

I had an X-ray of the shoulder.  Results were moderate to advanced into joint disease of the left acromioclavicular joint.  What does this mean?

That's the only thng: All that means is that u have arthritic change in the ac joint . If no other findings, if this is symptomatic a simple ac resection will take care of the problem. This will b of help only if this is very symptomatic ; ur only complaint. B sure u r not missing anything else in the image findings. ...Read more

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Dr. Clive Segil
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What is the meaning of chronic and subcute arthropathy?

See below: Chronic over a long time uaually about 6 weeks sub acute recent or within 3 weeks problems with a joint. ...Read more

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Dr. Clive Segil
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What is postrheumatic arthropathy?

What is postrheumatic arthropathy?

Post traumatic: As the above signifies "after trauma" to a joint arthros equals joint pathy equals pathology (something wrong). ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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What is charcot neuro-arthropathy?

What is charcot neuro-arthropathy?

Something similar: That is not a term I have heard of. Who uses that? Charcot foot is a deformed foot. It is a result of numbness and weakness affecting the foot, which leads to ligament injury and arthropathy (joint deformity). People who have inherited neuropathy tend to have this when they are never treated. One kind of inherited neuropathy is Charcot Marie Tooth disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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What is underlying inflammatory arthropathy?

What is underlying inflammatory arthropathy?

Check with your doc: You may need a battery of testing. Check with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
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Dr. Qamar Khan
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What does multilevel facet arthropathy mean?

What does multilevel facet arthropathy mean?

Arthritis : Facet arthropathy is arthritis at multiple levels. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause the clicking with pain typically with extension. I would consider seeing a pain/spine specialist to see if facet injections or radio frequency ablation would be helpful for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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How serious is a mild facet arthropathy?

How serious is a mild facet arthropathy?

Not Serious: meaning its not life threatening, however you will have pain. Recommend working on your core to improve pressure in your spine, however if this is not helping enough you may consider steroid injections into the facet joint or even radiofrequency ablation of the nerve to that joint for longer lasting relief. Some people have gotten good relief from PRP or stem cell therapy options as well. ...Read more

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