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Degenerative Bone Disease Symptoms
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
Many: Depends on an accurate diagnosis and the bones involved. ...Read more
Spine or extremities: Degenerative disease is commonly misunderstood it does not relate to bone rather the supporting structures such cartilage or in case of spine the discs height loss to disc deteriotion is common after 40 si it is important to preserve supporting structures such as ligaments bone and muscle maintain core body strength. Stay flexible [yoga] and maintain bone strength with calcium and vitamin d. ...Read more
See below.: Degenerative joint disease, as the wear and tear affects the joints. Multiple options; starting with pain meds, like the nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis, weight reduction, daily exercises to not only keep wt down but strengthen the muscles which moves the joints, using assistive devices like a cane/stick, crutches/walker; stronger pain meds and if nothing works the surgery. Trip to a dr would help. ...Read more
S 1 l 5 degenerative bone disease const. Pain spin compresses and the pain is bad.Told not a cand. For surgery taking pain meds now have stronger meds?
What types of rare metabolic bone diseases could keep the growth plates from closing? What types of symptoms would help identify if you have them?
Different diseases: This seems like a more complicated question than can be answered on this forum. I would suggest you talk to your Primary Care Physician or an orthopedic doctor if you feel as though there is something going on with you, or at least list some of the symptoms you are having to help get a better answer. ...Read more
No: An employer can not ask a direct ? About your medical health. If you have to undergo a physical for your job that changes the information you must reveal. ...Read more