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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

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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 damage, or muscle weakness. ...Read more