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Arthropathy Of Knee
Does moderate degenerative joint disease of the knees at age 60 qualify for social security disability?
At an age of around 30, is it too early to be suffering from degenerative joint disease in the knees?
See below: Yes. It is not impossible, but certainly far from the norm for a 30 year old to have djd. ...Read more
Arthritis pain: Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a descriptive phrase for arthritis. DJD involves wear and tear to the articular cartilage of the knee. This process can cause pain and inflammation, which can range from mild to severe, depending on the severity of the arthritis. For help with treatment of your djd, consult an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
I have deteroration in my knees & arthritis , but my other joints hurt, could I have a joint disease?
Deterioration how?: Uncertain what you mean by deterioration? There are different types of arthritis. Some can affect many other joints beyond the knees. This could suggest a polyathritis but need an evalaution by your physician who may send you to see a rheumatologist for a systemic polyarthritis. The evaluation would include an examination, possible imaging including x-rays, ultrasound, mri, blood lab. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I need surgery for advanced tricompartmental degernative joint disease in left knee with small joint effusion and several large ossified loose bodi?
Likely you will.: That sounds like a severely degenerated knee, especially for someone of your young age. That youth will likely relegate you to surgical correction - knee replacement - at some point, usually when the knee starts to feel unstable of if the pain becomes so severe that you simply can no longer use the knee effectively. But why is the knee so bad? ...Read more
What does Lupus have to do with facet joint disease of spine with the osteoarthritis of the knees any relationship between the two?how lupus effect it
No: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello, can si joint dysfunction affect the knee? Cause knee pain or swelling at the back?
And I have severe pain at both hips I can hardly sleep at night. My right and left hips hurt while sleeping on my sides. And sleeping on my back si joint hurts. What
Could a do help me if I have osteitis pubis & si joint dysfunction? I saw a orthopedist specializes n shoulder and knee surgery. He wasn't much help.
Ct scan shows mild right side l5/s1 arthropathy with a bone spur. It pops while raising left leg. Why is this?
Not correct: Right l5s1 arthropathy doesn't cause popping, which emanates fr. Subluxing same sided scroiliac joint ( sij), which does "pop". Reason right sij pops is inherently loose ligaments, which allow counternutation of right sij when stable contralateral hemi-pelvis, w. Non-mobile sij, torques en block; from a moment of force imposed upon the left hemi-pelvis by an elevated ; extended left leg. ...Read more
When raising left leg hurts on right side around l5/s1 could this be the mild facet joint arthropathy that showed up on CT scan with bone spur?Just 22
Can facet arthropaty cause sciatica and walking problem/limpness and pain in the leg/ for months?
Inflammation: Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.) , degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Knee problem: it is important to define weather the knee problem is acute or chronic, and weather there is any history of trauma or overuse to the knee and what symptoms are you getting the knee is a strong joint that can allow for big range of motions so different parts of the joint can be affected starting from bones, cartilage, ligaments or bursa (cushions around the joint. Pain also is important finding ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Knees always hurt: It is not normal to have constant pain in your knees. There are several possibilities as to the cause. Discuss with your parents about seeing a doctor for a check up as to why you are having the pain. ...Read more