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Best pain medicine for ms?

Best pain medicine for ms?

Neuroleptics: Often the best first line meds are neuroleptic medications such as Neurontin and lyrica (pregabalin). Cymbalta is also a good choice. This will focus more on nerve symptoms. If you are dealing the spasm and spasticity then a muscle relaxant may help. Opioids may also help but should not be used as the first line medication. Physical therapy is the best non-medication alternative. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...Read more


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What is the best pain medicine for tendinitis?

What is the best pain medicine for tendinitis?

ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES: You're not really looking for a pain medication, which addresses the pain but not really the inflammatory process. Instead, the broad class of NSAID's would be more helpful. These are not without side effects, and should be monitored by a physician. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Is going to a sports medicine clinic for my patellar tendonitis the best option?

Is going to a sports medicine clinic for my patellar tendonitis the best option?

Sounds reasonable: You would want to see an orthopedist who specializes in knees. It would make sense to find one in a sports med clinic. ...Read more

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What medicine is good for arthritis?

What medicine is good for arthritis?

NSAIDS: Non steroidal anti- inflamatory drugs are the first line treatment for arthritis. These include medicines such as motrin, ibuprofen, naprosyn, alleve, advil, mobic, celebrex, etc. The adversed side effects of these can include GI upset, GI bleeding, or kidney problems. These should be taken with food. An alternative is tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen.) side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) are liver problems. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC pain medicine for a sprained knee?

What is the best OTC pain medicine for a sprained knee?

Knee sprain: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best prescription medicine for sprain lumbar region?

What is the best prescription medicine for sprain lumbar region?

Ask the doctor: Since it is a prescription the doctor will be deciding what to give you - so just consult with him/her. Oftentimes, there is more than one medication that can be given for a particular problem. ...Read more

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What's the best alternative medicine for diabetes?

What's the best alternative medicine for diabetes?

Depends: The only way to treat type one, Insulin dependent diabetes, is with insulin. In this disease, your body makes no insulin. There is no alternative; you take your Insulin or you die. Type two diabetes involves Insulin resistance. 80% of people with this problem are obese. Ala (a type of fatty acid) has been shown to help in some studies. Recently cinnamon has drawn attention as a treatment. ...Read more

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What is best medicine for knee joint pains?

Core: Core strengthening along with hip, thigh and leg strengthening. ...Read more

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Need help choosing a doctor? Is orthopedic or physical medicine doc better for back pain?

Need help choosing a doctor?  Is orthopedic or physical medicine doc better for back pain?

No right answer: There really is no right answer for this question. While an orthopedists and physiatrists training may vary, both doctors are able to obtain the latest information on the most effective treatments. Physiatrists are not surgeons. 99% of back pain problems do not require surgery in my opinion and the track record for back surgery for back pain is not great. However, either specialist can help. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone the best pain medicine for seniors?

Is hydrocodone the best pain medicine for seniors?

Hydrocodone: There is no such thing as "the best medicine". Medications are always selected by doctors based on their evaluation and assessment of the problem. Medication treatment is then tailored to this. Also doctors will dose according to the end they want to have. ...Read more

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What is another name for sports medicine physician?

What is another name for sports medicine physician?

Team physician: Lots of different docs can subspecialize in sports medicine... While orthopaedics is common, pediatrics, family practice, internal medicine, physical medicine and rehab, and er all can do fellowships in sports medicine. If you are looking for a good one...Make sure they are fellowship trained. If you really want to make sure they are good with athletes...Check to see if they are a team physician. ...Read more

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Best medicine for cough?

Best medicine for cough?

Honey in tea: Honestly, most studies have shown limited benefit from store-bought cough remedies. In fact, when compared to lemon and honey in tea....Guess which was best, and safest. Yep, our moms and grandmothers were right! ...Read more

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Tried NSAIDS for plantar fasciitis pain which offered no relief. Is time and ice the best medicine to treat?

Tried NSAIDS for plantar fasciitis pain which offered no relief. Is time and ice the best medicine to treat?

Time & ice: are excellent to use for plantar fasciitis. I also highly recommend stretching at least 3x/day, massaging the area with an anti-inflammatory (natural or prescribed), wearing supportive shoes, not going barefoot when walking, and refraining from aerobics or jogging for around 6 weeks! NSAIDS and local steroid injections can be used, however not always needed. Surgery is not typical. Get better! ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for treating osteoporosis ? Thanks for any advice.

What is the best medicine for treating osteoporosis ?  Thanks for any advice.

Multiple possibiliti: There are now multiple ways and effective treatments for osteoporosis and it depends upon your mother's individual situation. She needs a good evaluation from a quality physician. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC medicine for tonsillitis?

What is the best OTC medicine for tonsillitis?

SORE throat suggest: Hydrate, lozenges especially cepacol which has mild anesthetic properties, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, throat coat tea are suggestions. Gargle with warm salt water with a dissolved Aspirin in it. If fever, large lymph glands, or infected looking tonsils then get culture for strep. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for semmimambrosus bursitis?

What's the best treatment for semmimambrosus bursitis?

Knee bursitis : Semmimambrosus bursitis likely referring to popliteal (baker's) cyst. Symptomatic cyst treatment is targeted at joint disorder that may be present, such as osteo- or rheumatoid arthritis, or meniscal injury, which may be causing increased synovial fluid & enlarged cyst. Can try knee aspiration/steroid injection, us guided direct cyst aspiration/injection, ortho. ...Read more

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Best treatment for arthritus in hip?

Best treatment for  arthritus in hip?

Depends on Type: Treatment of arthritis is based on the type of arthritis. If you have arthritis you should see a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Rheumatologist specialize in treating arthritis and autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to cure shoulder tendonitis?

What is the best medicine to cure shoulder tendonitis?

Possibly: PRP is an offered treatment that has shown good success however is considered experimental at this time. The basic theory is it helps to strengthen the ligaments using your own platelets/growth factors and therefore reducing stress on the joint by tightening them up. As far as I know its safer than steroid injection. Pretty cool stuff. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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