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Bone To Bone Arthritis
2 knee surgeries L knee, meniscus removal,tendon release,13 and 7yrs ago.Feels like bone on bone,severe arthritis,floating kneecap.Treatment options?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I Have bone on bone knee arthritis. I feel September 18th 4 days prior to total knee replacement. I fractured my femur neck. How longbefore I'm walkin?
Varies: It varies based upon the type of femoral neck fracture you had and type of surgery used to fix it. For example, in a displaced femoral neck fracture we often do a cemented hemi arthriplastyband you can begin walking on it that day. In a fracture fixed with screws, weight bearing is based in part on the quality of bone purchase noted intra operatively. Discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
I have arthrictis in my knees. The left one is worse and tho its not bone to bone yet could i still have surgery on it? I've had couple shots in my knee and don't want anymore. Id like to have the surgery if i can.
I'm 32 and MRI says i hve loss of cartilage and bone on bone due to severe arthritis will i need a osteotomy ? Or knee replacement
Physical therapy steroid injections and meds hvnt helped my knees MRI shows loss of cartilage bone on bone due to severe arthritis do I nd surgery?
Can you tell if you destroyed Cartlidge in your knee without getting it checked. What about bone to bone in the knee?
Knee pain: A good orthopedist or sports doctor can perform a series of maneuvers in the office to make an initial diagnosis. If it is a serious problem that requires intervention (arthroscopy, etc), then you will have an MRI before surgery so the surgeon can see exactly the problem. Bone-on-bone arthritis doesn't happen at 17 yo. Often knee strain will heal with rest and time, but if persistent, get checked. ...Read more
My left thumb been sore fore a very long time I can't bend it when I do it hurts and feels LIke it bone on bone?
If I have sever osteoarthritis in both my knees almost bone on bone. If i glucosamine at this point would it help?
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