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Rheumatoid Arthritis Muscle Spasm
Hum: In rheumatoid arthritis you might have for other reason inflammation , but muscle contraction is really not a feature of rheumatoid arthritis , flexure contracture might occurs , that are reducciton on the lengh of the tendons with dys functionallity those have to be evaluated and specific therapy instituted. Some patients with rheumatoid arthritis suffer of fybromyalgia, and have contractures. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
How to reduce bone and muscle pain I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis my medicine methotrexate weekly 15 mg but still have too much pain?
AS BELOW: For RA experts recommend starting on disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) therapy as soon as possible. The choice of the initial drug therapy upon the degree or severity of RA disease activity. If you are not responding to Methotrexate [MTX] then your doctor can combine that with other DMARD therapy. Like adding a TNF inhibitor or SSZ and HCQ to MTX ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Steroids play a role in both the short and longterm treatment of ra. We use steroids for flares of the disease but also in newly diagosised patients to get control of disease. The higher the dose and longer use of Prednisone increases the potential side effects of ra. The good news we have multiple other medications to treat RA and we use these meds to try and get patient off or down on steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from rheumatoid arthritis frm past 20 years.Hv been on medications which led to side effects.Is physiotherapy a good option to deal with it?
Rheumatoid Arthritis patient. Why does she has chronic Low levels of Creatinine in blood 0.2 , 0.3 . Age 32 weight 140 lbs.
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