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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Joint Hypermobility

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Joint Hypermobility (Definition)

There is a normal range of motion that most joints have as they are moved. Joint hyper mobility describes a range of motion in a particular joint that is more than normal. Hyper mobile joints are at increased risk of subluxations and dislocations. The term ligamentous laxity ...Read more


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Any treatments/remedies for osteo arthritis in big toe joints?

Any treatments/remedies for osteo arthritis in big toe joints?

Hallux limitus: Arthritis of the great toe ( hallux) is very common and painful primarily due to the amount of pressure applied to this small joint with each step and the amount of pain free motion required to take a normal step. Pain here is frequently due to inflammation of the synovium, or joint lining, but just as commonly due to a broken spur. Ice, low heeled, stiff soled shoe is best. And see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

It depends: Pain in the knee can be due to any number of problems, an injury arthritis or many other types of disease. It is first important to know why the pain is present. For the short term, using applications of ice for pain, 5 minutes at a time and use of tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain is helpful but if symptoms persist for more than 2-3 days you should seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What are good herbal remedies for joint stiffness?

What are  good herbal remedies  for joint stiffness?

Fish oil: Fish oils and the omega 3 fatty acids have been good for joint stiffness as well as glucosamine with chondroitin and msm. ...Read more

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What are some treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

What are some treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Cold, PT, NSAIDS: There are many treatments, starting eith cold compresses, and nsaids (like ibuprofen); there are also topical nsaids (like voltaren (diclofenac) gel.) physical therapy sometimes helps, and in severe cases, an ultrasound guided injection into the area is done. ...Read more

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Are there official recommendations for treating dislocated joint?

Are there official recommendations for treating dislocated joint?

Reduction: Depends on the invovled joint. Reduction of the dislocated joint is an emergency. Seek medical or er advice. After reduction, the treatment options can varying based on the involved joint. These can range from immobilization to physical therapy to surgery. The goal is to minimize the risk of recurrence and regain near full joint function. ...Read more

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Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

Any home remedies that would offer relief from knee joints, stiffness and pain?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression (ie. An off the shelf knee brace) and elevation. If the pain is present for more than 2 weeks it may warrant a visit to your local orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Are there home remedies for dealing with foot arthritis?

Are there home remedies for dealing with foot arthritis?

Yes and no.: Sometimes home remedies work, but they are mostly band-aids for the pain. Seek a local podiatrist to help you manage the arthritic changes and taking a once-or twice-a-day antiinflammatory may help. ...Read more

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Is there any pain relief from ehlers danlos syndrome hypermobility?

Is there any pain relief from ehlers danlos syndrome hypermobility?

Difficult problem: Because of vascular bleeding it is difficult to give you a definitive answer. You are better off going to a pain clinic preferably at a teaching hospital where they can taylor make a pain medicine cocktail for you, since they would have more experience with your type of problem. ...Read more

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Is glucosamine helpful for knee joint pain?

Yes, but hold on: Glucosamine is a natural anti-inflammatory. There have been studies that show improvement in knee pain after taking them (just like nsaids). However, the american academy of orthopaedic surgeons has a position statement recommending against their use because of a randomized controlled trial showing no difference with placebo. Likely will not cause harm if tried however. Discuss with your ortho. ...Read more

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Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Best Ayurveda treatment for osteoarthritis or juvenile arthritis knee treatment?

Not good.: If a child has an inflammatory knee condition, caused by jia, there are very effective treatments available with very high success rates, some used alone, and some in combinations. I would consider it child abuse not to see a rheumatologist or the hard to find, pediatric rheumatologist. Forget the herbs and spices! this not the 3rd world. ...Read more

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What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

What herbal treatments are good for  hip and knee joint pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons . Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial.I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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Is mckenzie method for benign joint hypermobility syndrome?

For disc issues: Mckenzie program is an exercise program aimed at identifying a neutral, pain free core posture and learning to maintain this through your active life style to minimize pain due to dosc based pain syndromes. ...Read more

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Which natural remedies would you recommend for slipped disc- and hip joint pain?

Which natural remedies would you recommend for slipped disc- and hip joint pain?

Glucosamine: I would recommend glucosamine sulfate and msm 1500mg per day for joint based pain that is related to articular cartilage wear. If you can get a micronized chondroitin sulfate this can help as well. This can also be helpful for maintaining your vertebral disc health. Most herniated discs resolves symptoms with time and appropriate exercises. If not then alternative treatments. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Are there any home remedies for pain due to bunion of big toe joint and also peroneal subluxation?

Bunion: The only 'remedy' for a bunion is to change shoe gear . Bracing is needed for peroneal subluxation and usually surgery. The only real relief for a bunion is surgery. See your treating physician for these and any other questions. ...Read more

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Are there alternative treatments available for heel, knee joint pain other than pain meds?

Periostitis of os..: If inflammation causes the pain, it should be eliminated. The most common cause for heel specific pain is "periostitis of the os calcus, or heel bone. An appropriate cortisone should bring rapid relief. Then look for the causes. The family of spondyloarthopathies is most likely factorial the layman's term for heel pain is stone bruise." in reiter's syndrome, it was called "lover's heels!". ...Read more

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What are the treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

What are the treatments for sacroiliac joint dysfunction?

Stabilizing treatmen: Dr. Visotsky is incorrect. Sacroiliac joint (sij) dysfunction is an aseptic and non-inflammatory process. Medical literature reports this disorder is not able to be detected by blood studies, imaging studies, or even nuclear scans. Up to 30% of peope with chronic low back pain experience pain generation from the sij. Treatment includes yoga, sij belts, pain control &, in resistant cases, fusion. ...Read more

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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