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Could a sprained wrist turn into osteoarthritis?

Could a sprained wrist turn into osteoarthritis?

Not necessarily : A sprain is the soft tissues of muscles and tendons. However, if there's other structural damage noted or not noted to take place at the time of the strain, eventually this could show up as a post-traumatic osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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How should I feel after 6 weeks of treatment for an ankle sprain and osteoarthritis in the joint?

How should I feel after 6 weeks of treatment for an ankle sprain and osteoarthritis in the joint?

DEPENDS: It all depends on the severity of both the ankle sprain, and the degeneration of the joint. Inflammation will go down (especially with anti-inflammatory treatment), but the arthritis will still be present. Long-term protection of the joint is also needed. I would recommend a minimum of a good compression ankle brace. ...Read more

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What can be done about degenerative disk disease and osteoarthritis?

Many things: There are many approaches to treating disk disease and oa. These include rest, use of heeat and ice applications, physical therapy, pain medications, muscle relaxers and anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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I have a cervical degenerative osteoarthritis problem, can i do roller with that ?

I have a cervical degenerative osteoarthritis problem, can i do roller with that ?

Cervical djd: I assume you mean roller coaster? This really depends on your symptoms. Roller coasters depending on how exciting can cause a lot of jarring and sudden twisting and turning and this is not advisable as it may make your symptoms worse or produce new symptoms. ...Read more

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What's mild degenerative changes mean? Is there a difference between arthritis & osteoarthritis?

What's mild degenerative changes mean? Is there a difference between arthritis & osteoarthritis?

Wear and tear: Hi Tanya! Osteoarthritis is the term used when there is wear and degeneration of the joint, usually caused by aging. There are other types of arthritis as well. Arthritis can also be caused by the body's immune system attacking the joint, as in rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes, arthritis can be caused by damage from an infection in the joint, which is called septic arthritis. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it possible to regenerate cartilage in cases of degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis?

Is it possible to regenerate cartilage in cases of degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis?

Not yet: While it is possible to grow cartilage that has the gross appearance of articular cartilage, the regenerative cartilage does not have the same microscopic architecture or mechanical properties as native articular cartilage. Even so, some patients benefit clinically from currently available treatment with a procedure known as autologous cartilage implantation. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
1,366 doctors shared insights

Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more