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Can orthotics help with pain from arthritis?

Can orthotics help with pain from arthritis?

Yes: Arthritis can affect all parts of the foot and ankle. Orthotics may help manage the symptoms but should only be prescribed and fit by foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons and certified orthotists. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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How can you cope with the pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

How can you cope with the pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

Talk to your dr: Talk to your doctor to make sure that your arthritis is under control. Eating well, exercising when you can, and support groups do help as well. ...Read more

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How can I relieve arthritis pain with physical therapy?

How can I relieve arthritis pain with physical therapy?

PT for arthritis: A physical therapist can assist you with activities of daily living to reduce the stress on the joints affected with arthritis. Also treatments like wax dips to deliver heat to the joints and other exercises can be taught to help you. ...Read more

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How can I relieve pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

How can I relieve pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

NSAIDs, BUT more!!!: Pain relievers will help, but it is essential to quite down the inflammation, the main cause for the pain, but also a cause for vascular disease. A rheumatologist can best address the treatment needed. ...Read more

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Can aleeve help with pain from cervical dystonia?

Can aleeve help with pain from cervical dystonia?

CD Treatment: Cervical Dystonia (CD) can be partially relieved by anti-inflamatories or pain medications sometimes, however, most of the time these are not effective. Botulinum Toxin is the first line treatment for Cervical Dystonia and significantly reduces pain. Those that do not respond to or develop antibodies to Botulinum Toxin can undergo Deep Brain Stimulation that can also significantly help pain. ...Read more

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Can chiropractors help with joint problems?

Can chiropractors help with joint problems?

Yes: I think so. The therory is restoration if the autonomic nervous system by aligning joints and thus improving circulating thus increased healing. Imo chiropractors have their place in the healing arts when practiced appropriately. ...Read more

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What can a physiatrist to help with my herniated disks, fms and the chronic pain?

What can a physiatrist to help with my herniated disks, fms and the chronic pain?

Never give up : None of us have perfect bodies..Herniated discs move. You will have tough days buth there are others would be less. Fish oil, collagen, vitamin d move free, exercise exercise and exercise. If you do not do yoga or exercise, then do not complain! Cymbalta (duloxetine) and old antidepressants Elavil and Doxepin are helpful to some extent. Bottom line is never give up and there is always a better tomorrow. ...Read more

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How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

Need to be seen: There are many types of joint inflammation, and thus treatment needs to be tailored to your specific case. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?

Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?

Yes: But so can most any pain reliever so check with your doctor to see which is best for you. ...Read more

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Can Lyrica (pregabalin) help with the pain associated with tendonitis ?

Can Lyrica (pregabalin) help with the pain associated with tendonitis ?

Possibly effective: Tendonitis is an inflammatory issue. Anti-inflammatories are usually the treatment. As lyrics has neuropathic pain benefits, it may help with more chronic tendonitis. ...Read more

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What can help with the pain from diabetic nerve pain?

What can help with the pain from diabetic nerve pain?

Control your diabetes: If your diabetes is under control, i would recommend seeing a neurologist. There're certain medications that may help, Lyrica (pregabalin) neurontin. These medications may help you. ...Read more

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Are there exercises which can help with my sciatica pain?

Are there exercises which can help with my sciatica pain?

Non impact: Walking, swimming, and riding a bike are usually O.K. Avoid running, jumping, bouncing, overhead lifting or squats with weights. ...Read more

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How can you help alleviate arthritis in the foot from years as an athlete?

How can you help alleviate arthritis in the foot from years as an athlete?

Diagnosis important: Many people exercise without foot problems. You need to diagnose this problem and clarify why you have the pain. Your arthritis may not be arthritis, may not be related to being an athlete, or may be a diagnosed correctly or may not be diagnosed correctly. You need to correctly identify the problem to get the best help you can. ...Read more

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Could physiotherapy help with sciatica?

Could physiotherapy help with sciatica?

Stretching and PT: Many times acute sciatic pain will resolves after stretching the area abit. The muscles will loosen up and help resolve pain. If not, then consider further imaging studies to see which exact nerve in your spine is getting pinched for further treatment options. Physical therapy is often the first line treatment along with conservative care administered as well. ...Read more

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How can one manage constant pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

How can one manage constant pain from rheumatoid arthritis?

Many options: However there are many options for treatment. Medications like anti-inflammatory options like ibuprofen, naproxen, steroid medications, methotrexate , etc. Other options include synvisc/euflexxa injections to help lubricate the knee joint or even platelet/stem cell therapies as well. Some of these options are not covered by your insurance though. Check out Regenexx.Com for stem cell therapy. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain from gouts and muscle pain?

How can you relieve pain from gouts and muscle pain?

Medication: Usually use medication to bring down the uric acid level and then anti-inflammatory medication for the pain. ...Read more

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Can chiropractors help with back pain caused by scoliosis?

Can chiropractors help with back pain caused by scoliosis?

Chiropractor: Possible, many time the pain you've experienced is not due to the scoliosis especially if it is less than 15 degrees. Not a substitute for exercise but may be a wonderful adjunct. Many excellent chiropractors that can advise you on life long back maintenance. ...Read more

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Can exercises for hip pain help or hurt the problem?

Hip pain: Exercises that are low impact and respectful of the joint and surrounding tissues are generally well-accepted if joint architecture is reasonable. If there is significant deformity or problem, check with your orthopedic surgeon for modifications. ...Read more

Dr. Libby Putnam
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Orthotics (Definition)

A orthotic is a small piece of medical equipment that braces a bone and/or joint, to keep it in a better position, either at rest, during activities, or both. Examples of orthotics are plastic ankle braces to aid recovery from an ankle sprain, arched insoles to support flat feet, ankle-foot braces to help kids with cerebral ...Read more


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more