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Dr. L. Collins
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Joint Looseness (Overview)

-joints R able 2 B extended beyond normal, as well as having medial & laters looseness compared 2 norman. This I have seen in Marfan's , but also 4 some reason is more common in natural blonde females. Theses people R more prone 2 injury in contact sports than those without looseness. Nothing can B done 4 this, but none functional neoprene bracing, & activity modification.


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Woke up and my left side all my joints hurt really bad what causes that?

Woke up and my left side all my joints hurt really bad what causes that?

May not be arthritis: Hard to say since it is one sided. Do you sleep on your left side? Need to be clear it is really the joints. Need to note if they are swollen. Different things could cause left sided pain. It could be mechanical, muscular, soft tissue rheumatism. Need to know how long this morning pain last? ...Read more

Dr. L. Collins
26 doctors shared insights

Joint Looseness (Overview)

-joints R able 2 B extended beyond normal, as well as having medial & laters looseness compared 2 norman. This I have seen in Marfan's , but also 4 some reason is more common in natural blonde females. Theses people R more prone 2 injury in contact sports than those without looseness. Nothing can B done 4 this, but none functional neoprene bracing, & activity modification.


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What does flexing a joint mean exactly?

What does flexing a joint mean exactly?

See below: All joints have different types of movement. For instance, the elbow has only the ability to flex and extend. To flex the elbow, you bring the hand close to the shoulder. To extend the elbow, you straighten it out again. Flexing the hip brings the knee close to the belly, extending the hip straightens the leg out. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Xray report has loss of cervical lordosis. Severe pain in movement of neck followed by left arm joint. Is it treatable? Is it danger? Pls help me out.

Xray report has loss of cervical lordosis. Severe pain in movement of neck followed by left arm joint. Is it treatable? Is it danger? Pls help me out.

It depends on type o: The report is only as reliable as the type of x-ray done(? C-spine x-ray versus MRI of the c-spine). If you have lots of pain, a plane x-ray is not likely to help with the diagnosis. You need to be sure that you are examined by a neurologist or neurosurgeon to help you find out the cause and offer treatment which is appropriate. They can order a mri, if indicated based on their examination. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

What type of doctor treats bone and joint injuries and disorders/?

Depends on the cause: Bone or joint injuries are usually treated by orthopedic surgeons, although non-surgical treatments can be done by family physicians, general internists, and physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists.) if arthritis is involved, especially if it is rheumatoid arthritis, then a rheumatologist will usually treat this disorder. ...Read more

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Which joints can be treated with manual therapy techniques?

Which joints can be treated with manual therapy techniques?

Any and all: Any joint in your body, from the joints in your neck and back, your ribs, knees, elbows, knees, hands and feet, toes and fingers, pelvis, joints between cranial and facial bones, etc, can be treated with manual medicine techniques such as osteopathic manipulation. Osteopathic medical students begin learning these in their first year and many dos use them throughout their careers. ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating dislocated joint?

Are there official recommendations for treating dislocated joint?

Reduction: Depends on the invovled joint. Reduction of the dislocated joint is an emergency. Seek medical or er advice. After reduction, the treatment options can varying based on the involved joint. These can range from immobilization to physical therapy to surgery. The goal is to minimize the risk of recurrence and regain near full joint function. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for pain in my joints?

See a doctor: Many conditions can cause pain in the joints. If it is persistent, then seek medical attention. Your primary care doc is a good place to start and they can direct you to a specialist if necessary. ...Read more

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I have a charcots joint in my ankle. What are some of the treatments?

I have a charcots joint in my ankle. What are some of the treatments?

Seversal things: Abrace can be fabricated to support the ankle, surgery can be performed to fuse the joint. Possible ankle replacement. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for si joint dysfunction?

Is there a permanent cure for si joint dysfunction?

No: There is currently no "cure" for si joint dysfunction. This condition is usually best treated with aggressive physical therapy to stabilize the pelvis, restore normal alignment, and strengthen the core. Medication, injections, braces, and modalities (heat/ice/etc) may also be used to reduce pain during this process. ...Read more

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Sir if frequently AC joint seperation occur after every 7 to 8 months .So sir what type of calcium tablets we should prefer .So please suggest us...?

Sir if frequently AC joint seperation occur after every 7 to 8 months .So sir what type of calcium tablets we should prefer  .So please suggest us...?

Haven't heard of...: Haven't heard of ac joint separation being related to calcium tablets. Nevertheless, it is important for each person to get enough vitamin d and calcium in his daily diet or take some supplements. ...Read more

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Can pills that are good for joints help with trigger finger?

Can pills that are good for joints help with trigger finger?

Sometimes: Medications that are typically prescribed for joint arthritis include anti-inflammatory medications like aleve, (naproxen) motrin, etc. These medications can be helpful in temporarily alleviating pain symptoms from trigger finger. However, the long term efficacy of these medicines is not clear. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent things? Joint damage as I age?

What can I do to prevent things? Joint damage as I age?

Keep joints strong: Joints go through alot of wear and tear through the years. To minimize that, keep those joints strong and flexible with exercise. Make sure you are keeping your weight in check. Weight bearing joints like the knees often develop arthritis from excess weight (ie obesity). ...Read more

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I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I have rheumatic problem....What i need to do to avoid joint pains?

I think I better: Answer this one. Rheumatologic disease is a specialty all to itself. There are a myriad of causes for joint discomfort. You must work through to a specific diagnosis in order to make the best treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do I move a jaw joint back if it gets stuck?

How do I move a jaw joint back if it gets stuck?

Move it back: A dislocated jaw joint is almost always anterior-ally. That means the jaw has been dislocated out of the fossa to the front. If you move the jaw back and up it should go into the normal position in the base of the skull. Dislocation of the jaw joint happens in dental and throat surgery when the surgeon has to open the jaw widely and the jaw pops out anterior ally. As a last resort see dentist. ...Read more

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Whenever I get bitten by a Mosquito my joints around the vicinity of the bite always hurt & feel stiff. Why?

Whenever I get bitten by a Mosquito my joints around the vicinity of the bite always hurt & feel stiff. Why?

Depends: You may be more sensitive to mosquito bites than some people who just experience a local itchy bump. The biting mosquito fills itself with blood. It injects saliva into your skin. Proteins in the saliva trigger an immune system reaction. Note mosquitos can act as reservoirs of disease. Go to your doctor if it causing concern. ...Read more

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Genetic joint problems. Is there a young adult type of inherited arthritis?

Genetic joint problems. Is there a young adult type of inherited arthritis?

Yes: There are many inheritable forms of arthritis. They belong to a family of disorders called autoimmune diseases. There is juvenile idiopathic arthritis (formerly juv rhematoid or jra), but that typically occurs younger. There are also conditions like psoriasis, sjogrens, lupus, and ankylosing spondylitis to name a few. Consultation with your primary care doc or a rheumatologist would be useful. ...Read more

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Knee problems are hereditary in my family so i will most likely need knee replacements in my 40s could joint juice also prolong this?

Knee problems are hereditary in my family so i will most likely need knee replacements in my 40s could joint juice also prolong this?

Stay active: The best way to prevent or put off a replacement is to stay mild to moderately active. Limit jumping, running or other impact activity. Dont get overweight glucosamine and chondroitan wont make much of a difference (you wont grow new cartilage) but they may help you feel better. ...Read more

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What is loose jointed? Is it hereditary?

What is loose jointed?  Is it hereditary?

Ehlers-Danlos Syndro: Ehlers-danlos syndrome with l-loose joints is due an inherited disorder related to an abnormal gene from either mother or father. The disorder result in loose joints, elastic skin, easy bruising, and even heart valve problems, depending on which area the tissues are affected. The diagnosis is made by clinical examination. Skin biopsy and gene studies are also used. ...Read more

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