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What are common causes of limited joint mobility?

What are common causes of limited joint mobility?

Limited mobility: Many causes of limited joint mobility. Consider arthritis, synovitis, inflammation, infection, tight muscles/contractures, injury, tears, sprains, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...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 are common causes of limited joint mobility?

Limited mobility: Many causes of limited joint mobility. Consider arthritis, synovitis, inflammation, infection, tight muscles/contractures, injury, tears, sprains, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Limited joint mobility?

What is the definition or description of: Limited joint mobility?

A moving experience.: Limited joint mobility is a reduction, to some degree, of a joint's normal range of movement. ...Read more

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How does limited joint mobility relate to type 1 diabetes?

How does limited joint mobility relate to type 1 diabetes?

High sugars attach: To various proteins in cells, connective tissues and that affects their function, making them less flexible/ stiff. ...Read more

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I hv limited mobility (60%)in all joints, joints pain hv gone in joints from past6yrs, is this fibrous ankylosis stage? Any surgery method to restore it?

I hv limited mobility (60%)in all joints, joints pain hv gone in joints from past6yrs, is this fibrous ankylosis stage? Any surgery method to restore it?

Rheumatologist: If you have not already seen a rheumatologist for your problems, then I strongly suggest that as a next step for you. It is hard to give an accurate answer without a physical exam and a full history of your problems and lab tests and x-rays. You need an accurate diagnosis to know your treatment options. ...Read more

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Sprained my finger a week ago. Swelling in knuckle joint and pain experienced when moving it. Limited mobility. I have it buddy tape. Any suggestions?

Sprained my finger a week ago. Swelling in knuckle joint and pain experienced when moving it. Limited mobility. I have it buddy tape. Any suggestions?

R/O Ligament vs. Fx.: How did this injury occur? Which finger is involved? Since you buddy taped it, it is most likely the long or ring or little fingers. An x ray needs to be done to rule out a chip fracture. Treatment of choice is often ice 20 min. On/ 20 min. Off to decrease swelling. Elevation& Warm soaks followed by ice to decrease swelling and inflammation. Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) may help. No gripping See a Hand surgeon ...Read more

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What's the cause of the joint disease hms (hyper mobility syndrome)?

What's the cause of the joint disease hms (hyper mobility syndrome)?

Ehlers-Danlos: Ehlers-danlos or marfans syndrome is a hereditary disorder that causes this condition and cannot be prevented. Muschle strenthening helps with the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hyper-mobility in my joints, I also have cystocele. I have heard it could be linked, is this true?

I have hyper-mobility in my joints, I also have cystocele. I have heard it could be linked, is this true?

Probably not: A cystocele is a weakened anterior fascial support often occurring as a result of vaginal deliveries. Patients that have cystoceles may also have a rectocele and an enterocele. Correction of the cystocele is straight forward with a high success rate and should be as successful in your condition. Use of a mesh for the repair will have less of a recurrence rate. ...Read more

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What could be causing the rapid decrease in wrist joint mobility?

What could be causing the rapid decrease in wrist joint mobility?

Wrist: Common problems of the wrist not associated with injury are carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinitis which are both related to over usage. You need to see your doctor and have an evaluation. :) ...Read more

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I have pain in right knee. The bone hurts when I press on it. No joint pain and no mobility issues. No injuries. Only inner right knee.

I have pain in right knee. The bone hurts when I press on it. No joint pain and no mobility issues. No injuries. Only inner right knee.

Meniscus: The medial meniscus is a cartilage structure at the inner part of the knee which is commonly injured or torn and can cause pain. In most cases the meniscus will improve with simple conservative treatment, ie time, NSAIDs, therapy. Alternatively, pain in that location could also be from the medial collateral ligament, early joint degeneration, or a bone bruise. See a physician if symptoms persist ...Read more

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Joint pain lasts for one second then moves to another joint/muscle. Doesn't restrict mobility or hurt with movement. Consistent with lupus?

Joint pain lasts for one second then moves to another joint/muscle. Doesn't restrict mobility or hurt with movement. Consistent with lupus?

Lupus can cause: Multiple joint pains. I would mention to your Rheumatologist though any new findings you have related to your medical condition so that they may accurately follow and help you. Sometimes, they may decide to change your medication based on changes in your symptomology. ...Read more

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What are the success rates for Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Repl for hallux rigidus to maintain mobility? How many physicians are doing them?

Joint replacement: At age 52, if otherwise healthy, an artificial great toe joint would typically not be recommended. If possible, a joint preservation procedure is preferred. If the severity of the problem requires joint destruction, consider a fusion of the joint. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Unable To Move Joint (Definition)

Limited joint mobility is a clinical finding in which a joint (which connects two bones) cannot be fully straightened or bent, often due to injury, infection, arthritis, nerve ...Read more