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Precautions Diet Control Osteoarthritis Knee
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
34yrs, had an ACL surgery on right knee 2 yrs ago. part of damaged meniscus was also removed. What precautions should I take to avoid Osteoarthritis?
Prevent arthritis: Part of prevention of further wear of ones knee is established by securing the structural deficits as u already have . Other pearls include maintaining good muscle tone, keeping your BMI below 25., Avoid quick cutting or pivoting sports, maintain a healthy diet to include vitamin e and glucosamine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mother had menopause 3 yrs bak .suffers frm osteoarthritis ,pain in knees nd feet ..wat diet, medicine nd lifestyle changes can help?
Exercise: Regular exercise, increased overall activity (i.e. take the stairs instead of the elevator) weight loss, smoking cessation, and a basic healthy diet (i.e. lots of fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins, avoidance of processed and fast foods) are the cornerstones of treatment. NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen) can help but chronic use should be avoided. ...Read more
I have osteoarthritis of the knee. What is the best med to control pain and keep the disease from worsening?
I have severe osteoarthritis in my knees. They can't be replaced. Was taking celebrex, now have apap and vicodin. Suggestions for pain control?
Severe Knee OA ...: ...Not amenable to surgery. Various modalities can be tried. Weight loss, proper footwear & posture, physical therapy, bracing, specific strengthening exercises & topical analgesics can be tried. Corticosteroid ("cortisone") injections used judiciously can provide added pain relief. Viscosupplement injections (hyaluronic acid injections). Treatment with prp has also been tried. ...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?
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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