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How should far infrared therapy help to relieve my painful arthritic joints?

How should far infrared therapy help to relieve my painful arthritic joints?

Laser therapy: 808 and 905nm wave laser therapy does lessen joint pain and swelling, working at the cellular level. I've used it for the past 3 years. Stacked treatments work best. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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How to heal knee joint pain quickly? Trying acupuncture plus pt. What else?

Need etiology: Obviously it would be helpful to know the cause for the pain if your pain is from a meniscal tear and you are active, neither therapy nor acupuncture will eradicate the cause for you pain if the problem is something minor, the usual treatment of ice, nsaids, rest, therapy will likely decrease the pain. Overall , it is always helpful to know the underlying problem to cure it. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to reduce pain of iliopsoas snapping? Tried nsaids, pt, stretching and steroids. Its excruciating. Need suggestions.

Is there anything i can do to reduce pain of iliopsoas snapping? Tried nsaids, pt, stretching and steroids. Its excruciating. Need suggestions.

Difficult problem : Yes it is difficult problem to solve in young people. Time exercise stretching heating pad ultrasound avoid strenuous activities will slowly help . You can see a sports orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip problem to see if you have other options. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just wondering how to relieve the pain of wrist tendonitis. Tried wrist strap, NSAIDs, PRICE and nothing seems to be helping. Please help. ?

Just wondering how to relieve the pain of wrist tendonitis. Tried wrist strap, NSAIDs, PRICE and nothing seems to be helping. Please help. ?

If all has failed-: -get in 2 C an orthopedic surgeon or a hand surgeon, they can 1 in the same tho plastic surgeons also R Trained in hand & upper extremities. Ur choice.G good luck! ...Read more

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How many trigger point injections would be needed to help with bad neck muscle pain?

How many trigger point injections would be needed to help with bad neck muscle pain?

Depends on response: to the initial shots. Your Doc who is giving you these shots would be able to inform you as to how many you receive. Everyone is different and would have a different need of the number of shots. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat/ reduce pain? I heard injection of steroids into the spine will help with back pain. True? What else?

What can be done to treat/ reduce pain? I heard injection of steroids into the spine will help with back pain. True? What else?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (mid back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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How can you relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

How can you relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

Have it evaluated.: First, define the cause and the severity of the problem. Have the knee evaluated. A rheumatologist or orthopedist can help. ...Read more

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How can I relieve arthritis pain with physical therapy?

How can I relieve arthritis pain with physical therapy?

PT for arthritis: A physical therapist can assist you with activities of daily living to reduce the stress on the joints affected with arthritis. Also treatments like wax dips to deliver heat to the joints and other exercises can be taught to help you. ...Read more

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How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

C an ortho surg: If just due 2 some inflammatory problem, nsaids ice ; activity modification is painless if your stomach can't handle the medications. But the best is 2 c a specialist ; with a DX u can get a plan of treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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For osteoarthritic knee apart from knee surgery what are ways to relieve this? Can homeopathy work? Tried glucosamine and painkillers are only tempora

For osteoarthritic knee apart from knee surgery what are ways to relieve this? Can homeopathy work? Tried glucosamine and painkillers are only tempora

Many Options: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy is regenexx. They have over 6500 patient registry with pretty good results. Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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What is your experience using euflexxa injections to relieve knee pain?

What is your experience using euflexxa injections to relieve knee pain?

Generally good: All of the viscosupplements provide good benefit in about 80% of patients with mild to moderate oa of the knee. The benefit generally lasts about six months. ...Read more

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I have arthritis in my knees. How well does the artificial joint fluid injection treatment work?

I have arthritis in my knees. How well does the artificial joint fluid injection treatment work?

Well, could be b: Good, but good be better. When used alone, the results are slightly better than taking full-dose nsaids, at much greater cost, when used with the naproxens of the world, results are better than either alone. ...Read more

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I've torn my rotator cuff, is there anything I can do to ease the pain and help it heal?

It can heal: You can use heat to try to help the body heal the tear. You need exercise so you will not develop a contracture. Would have your physician send you for physical therapy to maintain your range of motion. If it's a complete tear you would be unable to move your arm through much of an arc and then you may need surgery. Many smaller tears can heal on their own. You can use NSAIDS to for the pain ...Read more

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Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping to cure joints pain, can this help?

Tapping joint: Tapping joint is also called aspiration of fluid from joint for examination and to find out the correct cause it is not the cure. ...Read more

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What can I do to better deal with joint pain?

What can I do to better deal with joint pain?

Eval / NSAIDS: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications can help with joint pain. However, if you have chronic joint pain which has not been assessed medically - that would be the best first step. ...Read more