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Osteoarthritis Knee X Ray
I got x rays shows I have osteoarthritis in both my knees i'm taking meloxicam , tylenol and vicodin just to get threw work how bad is that for me?
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
would viscosupplementation be beneficiary for my knee osteoarthritis age 57 female, i can forward u digital copy my knees xray?
Pain = Muscles first: There is a huge error in medical logic and reasoning. The most common location for pain is in the muscle system. Stressed and strained muscle will begin to contract choking other and secondarily leading to tendinitis, bursitis, nerve pain, vessels, degeneration of joint structures. Tx cause w stretching hands-on PT, acupuncture, wet/dry IM needling will restore the muscles and no secondary issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iv been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my knee from an xray after a fall does this mean I could hav osteoarthritis in other joints as well?
Knee osteoarthritis. Doc did ultrasound of my knees at her clinic. What can this test show? Can it show the amount of cartilage left? If not, X ray?
Ultrasound?: Ultrasound is very rarely used for knees. Usually weight - bearing ( standing) X-rays and MRI ( if needed) are useful w/ history and physical examination for diagnosis of knee OA.Best radio graphic study for loss of articular cartilage is MRI .Possibly your physician only has ultrasound available @ office(ob- gyn?).some physicians/ radiologists use US in office for ' cheap' dx.of rot.cuff tears.GL ...Read more
Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?
It is muscle tissue: So begin the healing with heat, stretching, massage, yoga, deep tissue release acupuncture and trigger point therapy … add in magnesium as a muscle relaxant plus needle therapy. Janet g. Travell, md and c. Chan gunn, md. These 2 pioneers in pain treatments have textbooks on the subject. Their protocols can treat and possibly resolve complex pain issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots: However there are many options for treatment. Medications like anti-inflammatory options like ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. Other options include synvisc/euflexxa injections to help lubricate the joint or even platelet/stem cell therapies as well. Check out regenexx.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true if you have osteoarthritis in a knee the more you work it the looser or better it will feel?
I have osteoarthritis of the knee. What is the best med to control pain and keep the disease from worsening?
Who needs new knee: Osteoarthritis is severe crippling disease , reaches a stage the joint is completely wore off even in relatively young like you. then no medication will help If you have weight problem most likely you have ,work hard and loose weight , still not helping you consider knee joint replacement . Consult an orthopedic surgeon in your area , speak to your family doctor ...Read more
Not likely: Only a neuropathic joint would be expected to do so. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
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