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What can cause bad joint problems?

What can cause bad joint problems?

See details: The list is too long to even begin to discuss in the space allowed. There are over 100 different types of arthritis. See a rheumatologist. ...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


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What can I should about joint problems ?

What can I should about joint problems ?

Get a diagnosis: The only way to answer the question is to know the diagnosis. Some joint problems are treated with local heat. Other ones are treated with ice packs. For some types of arthritis, exercise is beneficial. For others, rest is better. There are over a hundred musculoskeletal conditions that can effect joints. See your primary care physician. If the diagnosis is unclear, see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What herbs can you use for joint problems?

What herbs can you use for joint problems?

EFAs, fiber, stretch: Efas, fiber, and gentle stretching help with joint pain. Herbal helpers include burdock root (anti-inflammatory) willow bark ([pain reliever) arnica, ashwaganda, cat's claw, ginger, tumeric (anti inflammatory), boswelia, nettles ( anti-arthritic and anti- inflammatory.). ...Read more

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What do you suggest for bad joint problems?

What do you suggest for bad joint problems?

Visit Painspot.com: www.painspot.com will lead you through a series of questions based on where you feel your pain, and then provide a list of possible causes and information about them. You can print that out and take it to your health provider, or a rheumatologist (arthritis specialist). The main thing is not to miss a serious crippling arthritis, like rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

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At what bodyweight do joint problems become common?

At what bodyweight do joint problems become common?

Any: Often weight related, but doesn't have to be. Would suggest keeping weight to well less than 20% of your ideal weight. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad joint problems anyone else?

See a rheumatologist: You see a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I was wondering can joint problems heal on their own?

It depends: It depends on the cause of the joint problem. Most causes do not spontaneously resolve. ...Read more

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What are good exercises for people with joint problems?

What are good exercises for people with joint problems?

Non-stressing exerci: Non-stressing exercises. If you have pain for more than a half hour after any exercise, that should be avoided. ...Read more

Dr. Frank Holmes
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Guarding Or Favoring Joint (Definition)

Joint problems are a clinical finding in which there is pain, difficulty moving, stiffness, or swelling at a joint (which is where two bones meet). ...Read more