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How Much Walking Is Advisable For Someone With Osteoarthritis
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
See details: At age 39, i would question if you have oa severe enough to cause that degree of pain. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I am 45 years old and have osteoarthritis, how will this affect my ability to walk in an older age?
Who Knows: Cannot predict. Iit depends on the joints involved and the severity of your symptoms. And the big unknown - is what will be available 10 or 20 years to decrease oa pain and improve function. Currently with joint replacements many are able walk very well, and, results keep improving. Also with other evolving techniques it may be possible for you to grow new cartilage. Only time will tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will osteoarthritis prevent me doing the things i enjoy most, like walking with my friends or swimming at the beach?
Activity ; OA: It's very possible for people with osteoarthritis to enjoy physical activities like walking and swimming. Depending on the joint involved, physical therapy may be helpful as well as non steroidal antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Swimming is a great physical activity that puts low stress on most joints, so it's a great option for people with oa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee hurts badly despite trying interventions my GP recommended (PT, supportive shoes, walking, stretching). Possibility of osteoarthritis?
I suggest you : See an orthopedist who specializes in knees. ...Read more
Should I be walking even I have pain on my knees and feet that doesn't go away at all
Varies: In general, it is good to stay active and walking is a good way to do so. If your pain is pretty badly aggravated by walking, however, you may need to limit it. You could consider water aerobics or bicycle riding as other alternatives, or working with a physical therapist to increase your conditioning. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from advanced knee osteoarthritis. What exercise can I do to lose weight given that even walking is very painful?
Avoid weightbearing: Unfortunately it's not great that at 50 you have severe knee osteoarthritis. But you really don't want to do a knee replacement at your age until you try everything else. If you can lose weight with non weight bearing activities such as cycling elliptical and swimming along with diet you may have less knee pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn meniscus 7 months ago. Typically If I have surgery will I be allowed to walk on the affected leg right away? Have osteoarthritis also.
30fdiagnosed with osteoarthritis, severe crack noise in knees, done treadmill walk a lot before i got diagnosed w oa, is it better to use eliptical now?
Go to NY in 5 days. Knee osteoarthritis n pain if walk for long. Steroid jab or others to walk without pain?Immediate n long term risks n side effect?
Maybe: I have patients who know that they will sooner or later need knee replacement surgery. Some were planning on traveling and requested injections for pain relief. All of these patients had good temporary relief of their pain. However, the pain always returns sooner or later, and the patient runs the small but real risk of infection with any injection. Think carefully and discuss with your Doctor. ...Read more
Hx of osteoarthritis in numerous joints now hip pain radiating to groin walking a lot exacerbates how can I get relief without NSAIDs (allergic)?
Many options: Assuming this is from your hip joint, anti inflammation can come from curcumin (from turmeric), devils claw, or a prescription alt. med called embrel-500. Injections to,the hip, and physical,therapy to improve gait pattern or add modalities such as diathermy, ultrasound, or red laser. ...Read more
Harrington rod op 32 years ago (dorsal&lumbar). Age, 46. Difficulty walking, sciatica & osteoarthritis pain. What exercises and nutrition could help?
Osteoarthritis of the knee joint can't walk with it due to osteomyelitis i had 10 CM removed and grew bone back but it's deformed none of the bone ?
Hip and low back pain
Mobic is not helping. Would an otc pain killer work better. I was told I have osteoarthritis. So this pain flair up and last 2 4 wk. Also my hip pops when I walk?
I'll had a medial meniscus repair done in nov.still having pain walking,squating ,locks up if i sit too long..dr says i have osteoarthritis in my knee gave me sterile shot 4 time and 3 Euflexxa shots also says I have osteoarthritis in knee and it painfull
Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?
It is muscle tissue: So begin the healing with heat, stretching, massage, yoga, deep tissue release acupuncture and trigger point therapy … add in magnesium as a muscle relaxant plus needle therapy. Janet g. Travell, md and c. Chan gunn, md. These 2 pioneers in pain treatments have textbooks on the subject. Their protocols can treat and possibly resolve complex pain issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a painful big toe caused by osteoarthrities, has anyone got any advice to alleviate pain when walking?
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