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Dr. James Kercher
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Cartilage Disorders (Overview)

Cartilage disorders are a group of disorders that affect cartilage, the flexible connective tissue that is found, for example, in joints. Causes of these disorders can be genetic (such as dwarfism), inflammatory, infectious, or cancerous.


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Are there official recommendations for treating cartilage disorders?

Are there official recommendations for treating cartilage disorders?

Let me try to help: There are of advances in treating cartilage disorders, some already been used (medications, special exercise, agua ) cartilage grafts , from the person himself or from donors. Check out your condition and seek consultation to have your problem addressed. Good luck, thanks. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kercher
73 doctors shared insights

Cartilage Disorders (Overview)

Cartilage disorders are a group of disorders that affect cartilage, the flexible connective tissue that is found, for example, in joints. Causes of these disorders can be genetic (such as dwarfism), inflammatory, infectious, or cancerous.


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Is there one best test to diagnose cartilage disorders?

Is there one best test to diagnose cartilage disorders?

Depends: If you are talking about a localized cartilage problem such as in a knee or shoulder...Or a inherited condition or developmental condition which affects cartolilage throughout our body. Xrays can give you a good sense of the overall condition of the joint surfaces. However, a focal cartilage injury is best picked up with a mri. ...Read more

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Checklist)

Maintain cognitive therapy for supportive feedback
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Exercise to reduce stress and increase endorphins
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Avoid alcohol to reduce anxiety and depression
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Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how cartilage disorders will affect my child's overall health.?

Maybe I worry too much, but I want to know how cartilage disorders will affect my child's overall health.?

Llet me help: Injured, inflamed or damaged cartilage can cause symptoms such as pain and limited movement. It can also lead to joint damage and deformity. Causes of cartilage problems include tears and injuries, such as sports injuries, genetic factors other disorders, such as some types of arthritis.So you see some stuff you help with and some you have no control at. ...Read more

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How did our ancestors on the prairie treat cartilage disorders?

I think they: They work hard, eat right, do not have many sport inyurjies. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a bump on my cartilage? It is from a home percicing. Is there like any home things I could do?

Be seen: I doubt that you can do much, but you should see a dermatologist for an opinion. Or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating cartilage disorders?

Let me try to help: There are of advances in treating cartilage disorders, some already been used (medications, special exercise, agua ) cartilage grafts , from the person himself or from donors. Check out your condition and seek consultation to have your problem addressed. Good luck, thanks. ...Read more

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Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Checklist)

See a psychiatrist
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Engage in cognitive behavioral therapy
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Make sure OCD is not a possible side effects of your medications
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Is there one best test to diagnose cartilage disorders?

Depends: If you are talking about a localized cartilage problem such as in a knee or shoulder...Or a inherited condition or developmental condition which affects cartolilage throughout our body. Xrays can give you a good sense of the overall condition of the joint surfaces. However, a focal cartilage injury is best picked up with a mri. ...Read more

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Cartilage (Definition)

Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more