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Marginal Osteophytes Knee Treatment In Ayurveda
Knee pain took an MRI result says medial femoral chondromalacia osteophyte formation irregular denudation of articular cartilage what is d treatment?
An ostophyte is often referred 2 as a spur. In thritis as in the knee the body knows u have pain so 2 try 2 lower the #/sg in of pressure it layes more bone down 2 increase the wt bearing surface, wee c these as osteophytes, same with the hands and feet. In the foot usually the great toe. It is soft bone so a hard bump 2 them and lead 2 a small fx of ...Read more
Ayurveda: Ayurvedic therapy can be effective for numerous musculoskeletal symptoms. However results can vary greatly based on the experience and expertise of the healer as well as the severity of the injury and receptivity of the patient. I would seek treatment from a reputable healer preferably referred to you by people you know. The risks to therapy are negligible so giving it a try seems worth while. ...Read more
Knee show joint spaces show moderate degenerative space narrowing, more pronounced within the medial compartment with very mild marginal osteophytes?
U got arthritis: Arthritis is a generic term for inflammation in the joint--rheumatoid arthritis=autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own joints. Septic arthritis = infection. Denegerative arthritis=wear & tear etc...Your xray probably looks like the one here. If you have much pain, follow-up with doc for meds, pt, and/or injections etc...Appropriate regular exercises can help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
He will help to: Take care of them, possibly by cleaning the joint arthoscopicaly. ...Read more
What is a osteophyte formation in the knee mean? What is a hypointense signal mean on a mri? Is this a diagnosis on a mri?
In xray report of right knee for oa, small osteophytes over bones are seen. Is it the sign of tophi/gout? What is the remedy?
Knee pain when stand/walk. Osteophytes at bilateral tibial spines. Patellofemoral joint spaces reduced. Early osteoarthritis. Need surgery to treat?
Mom have venous leg ulcer for past 5 yrs, not cured. Treatment changed from English medicine to Ayurveda. Can she take English medicine immediately?
I had a MRI that showed one side of knee was wore down to the bone and have bone spurs in knee tried everything for pain haven't slept got 6 days help?
Possible replacement: To have that description of joint damage at 33 years old is unusual. Discuss options with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What is a osetophyte formation in the knee mean? Where is the medial mensicus root? Any pictures of the what it looks like I know that it is inside?
Medial meniscus: See image. Black arrows point to medial meniscus roots; white to lateral meniscus roots. The anterior & posterior cruciate ligaments have been removed to better visualize the roots. ...Read more
Yes.: Bony spurs develop as one gets older, from wear and tear on joints, etc. These are bony projections that form along joint margins. This can also happen in the neck and spinal column. Spurs can also appear on the feet, along toes, the heel, as well as on the hands. They can grow along a person's entire skeletal structure, including the knees. They're important since they can be near nerves. ...Read more
A few days: Most patients use crutches for 1 to 7 days. ...Read more
My recent knee xray showed mild bone spurs yet doc said everything is normal. How do docs make the criteria of normal?
Spurs are normal:
Over time your knee adds bone as a bitressing agent in areas where there is added stress.
They are usually not symptomatic.
If they hurt or are point tender then they are not normal spurs. They could be fractured or bruised or a ligament nearby could be torn. You could have a meniscus tear which cannot be seen on xray.
Ask your ortho surgeon. ...Read more
Can anything be done for bone spurs on the knee cap? I have a large one on my L knee where I had a tendon release surgery done 7 yrs ago.
Knee mri showed torn meniscus and bone spurs. Now dr wants bone scan. Is that scan needed after mri. What would bone scan show that isn't on mri??
Had MRI showed bone on bone one side of knee with bone spurs tried shots pt wear knee brace always in pain haven't sleep in 6 days cause of pain help?
Cartilage loss: Bone on bone in MRI shows severe articular cartilage loss. You seem to be young to have lost such extensive cartilage. See a rheumatologist to evaluate reasons for such extensive cartilage loss. You don't mention any prior injury. Need to see an orthopedist for possible surgical intervention. ...Read more
I have had an xray on both my knees and was told I have bone spurs and bone islands in my knees. It is painful to walk up or down stairs, help?
Bone spurs/island: Bone spurs and islands have different causes. Bone spurs or osteophytes are thickened areas of bone that form at areas of bone stress, injury, wear. Common in arthritic conditions. Contrary to its name, most spurs are smooth, not sharp and are asymptomatic. Bone islands are areas of thicker or cortical bone that are found in areas of softer bone (cancellous) and occur from birth and are benign. ...Read more
Is there something that could make me prone to bone spurs? Every time I injure a joint they end up removing one. Ankle, knee and shoulder so far.
I have very little cartilage in knee very painful all the time had shots mobic (meloxicam) knee brace pain meds pt have bone spurs nothing helps help opinions?
My orthopedic Dr said the cartilage is gone in my knee. Also have bone spurs. Will PT help? He said eventually I'll need a total knee replacement.
Yes: yes physical therapy is important. The better your muscle tone is the better your knee will be. If eventually you need to have a total knee replacement you will have a much better outcome with good muscle tone. Do not avoid physical therapy. Please have your physician send you to physical therapy. ...Read more
18yrs, fem. Acute leg pain from 5 months more in hip-thigh. Taking pain killers, calcium tablets. Not satisfied with doctor. On Ayurvedic treatment now?
Need workup: Have you had xrays, any other investigations? A detailed examination is necessary. Pain in that region could originate from a wide variety of sources. ...Read more
Therapy & Bracing: Patella (kneecap) subluxation or frank dislocation (requiring reduction) can be from trauma (bad luck), underlying soft tissue (muscles) or bony alignment issues (also bad luck!), or a combination of both. Evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon may be indicated to review the various options that will work best with your knee. X-rays and even an MRI or CT will provide important diagnostic information ...Read more
I have grown hair bumbs on my thigh, especially on my knees. They aren't smooth. I want to know a treatment that could silky smooth the area thanks?
I had plica removed along with a chondroplasty now I can't straighten my knee. I was told that I have arthrofibrosis. What is the treatment for that?
The inner part of my knee has been hurting. I don't remember hurting it. I dance and do gymnastics. What is wrong and what treatment should Idow/odoc?
Knee exam needed: Consider going to your PCP or orthopaedic surgeon to have a thorough knee exam. They would determine whether X-Rays or an MRI is indicated. If you have discrete joint line tenderness, you may have sustained a medial meniscal tear or perhaps an MCL sprain-- both extremely common knee injuries. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for damaged cartilage behind the knee cap? I've already had an X-ray but the pain isn't going anywhere.
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
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