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What would you recomend for a women in her 50s with osteoarthrosis? She is taking glucosamine and msm.

What would you recomend for a women in her 50s with osteoarthrosis? She is taking glucosamine and msm.

See details: The therapeutic options depend on the area involved and the severity of the involvement. Glucosamine and msn can be tried but these supplements are often not that effective. ...Read more

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What is the difference between osteoarthrosis and osteoarthritis in the hips. I have bilateral protrusio told I have osteoarthroisis?

What is the difference between osteoarthrosis and osteoarthritis in the hips. I have bilateral protrusio told I have osteoarthroisis?

Same term: They are really the same thing. Osteoarthrisus is more often used in Europeon literature and osteoarthritis most often in the US. ...Read more

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How will recurring ac joint osteoarthrosis and impingiment (after arthroscopic cleaning and/or ac decompression and resection) be treated?

How will recurring ac joint osteoarthrosis and impingiment (after arthroscopic cleaning and/or ac decompression and resection) be treated?

Resection: Well, to have arthrosis from the AC joint means the joint must, by definition exist. So resection of the distal clavicle essentially eliminates the existence of the AC joint and as such arthrosis in that joint can not recur. Resection should be a permanent solution if surgery done correctly. ...Read more

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What are macular degenerative diseases?

What are macular degenerative diseases?

There are many: causes of degeneration of the macula. In younger patients they are usually genetic mutations (e.g. North Carolina Macular Dystrophy), and later in life they are age related (e.g. Age Related Macular Degeneration) but a genetic predisposition is required, not everyone gets it. Since the macula is where 'central vision' is captured, when the macula degenerates, the visual acuity worsens. ...Read more

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How to heal degenerative ostheoartritis?

How to heal degenerative ostheoartritis?

Symptom relief: There's no way to get rid of osteoarthritis completely (unless you get a knee replacement). Things help with the pain and symptom control: tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, daily exercise, physical therapy, supplements like glucosamine and chondroitin also could help (but don't get gouged with expensive "arthritis pills" - the other things i mentioned are cheap & can often work much better). Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is degenerative ms?

Can you tell me what is degenerative ms?

A phase: We conceive that ms starts with inflammatory attack on the central nervous system, followed by a less intensive but gradually deteriorating process which is termed degenerative. So, the original relapsing-remitting course transforms at some point to a secondary progressive process. Without treatment 90% proceed by 20 yrs. Yet, potent and early treatment is designed to prevent the disability. ...Read more