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Scriptures To Pray To Heal Arthritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Symptom relief: There's no way to get rid of osteoarthritis completely (unless you get a knee replacement). Things help with the pain and symptom control: tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, daily exercise, physical therapy, supplements like glucosamine and chondroitin also could help (but don't get gouged with expensive "arthritis pills" - the other things i mentioned are cheap & can often work much better). Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dislocation: A dislocated ankle needs immediate attention and treatment. Just like a dislocated shoulder or hip, the ankle may need to be "relocated" into the correct possible and casted/splinted to hold it in place and heal any ligaments that were torn. If fractures are involved, you may need surgical treatment. Do not wait on this, please seek out treatment from a professional in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot hurts.School therapist says it's the saphenous nerve. Can I do anything to facilitate healing? Can i expect it to heal? How long?
Where on the : Foot does it hurt? What does the pain feel like? What time of day does it hurt? Does anything make it feel better? How did it start? ...Read more
What is the best way to get nutrition to allow body to heal spinal disc? L4 - L5 bulge, not arthiritis nutrition, heat ? New techniques? Has va insurance
Physical Exercise: Tai chi, yoga for low back pain, Osteopathic manipulation, acupuncture, and lots of walking may work to help alleviate your symptoms. Here is an explanation of osteopathic medicine: http://www.osteopathic.org/osteopathic-health/about-dos/about-osteopathic-medicine/Pages/default.aspx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do as your surgeon -: Tells you. Do not remove dressings unless okayed by him, to minimize chances of infection/problems of wound healing. Do not bear weight on legs/feet without support unless cleared with your surgeon. Report any/all concerns to his/her office, and wait till they get back to you, before you try anything. Similar surgery on your friends/sibling does not mean, advise to you is same as was to them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Knee injury & pain: Please resubmit your question. I didn't understand some parts of your text. Thanks. ...Read more
Need etiology: Obviously it would be helpful to know the cause for the pain if your pain is from a meniscal tear and you are active, neither therapy nor acupuncture will eradicate the cause for you pain if the problem is something minor, the usual treatment of ice, nsaids, rest, therapy will likely decrease the pain. Overall , it is always helpful to know the underlying problem to cure it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stiches help in healing prosses in diabetes patient?like C-section wound with stiches will heal better?as compare to normal wound?
I hear it can take years for lasik induced dry eye to heal, because it can take up to 5 years for the severed corneal nerves to heal is that true?
Incorrect info: That is incorrect information. First - it is important to identify dry eye prior to lasik. Many patients have lasik because they are not comfortable in their contact lenses - and this is usually due to dry eye. If a patient has lasik without pre-existing dry eye - then while they can get some dryness - it is temporary if treated with therapeutic meds like topical anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can traumatic memories be 'remembered' naturally years later? Can the mind let go? Should hypnotherapy force them out? Therapy doesn't help.
Finger dislocation splinting - will that let the finger heal in the right position? How do you stop re-dislocation?
It should: Presuming that you haven't damaged the joint capsule too much, it should heal. ...Read more
Please tell me some good stretches for kids with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis to help them be able to sit on the ground?
Eat healthy: Hopefully, the self injury wounds are not an ongoing event. The affected person will seek professional mental health treatment asap. Making sure the person is healthy otherwise, getting rest ; eating a well-balanced diet is essential. The wounds should be kept clean and attended to daily if they are severe ; followed by the appropriate medical provider as needed. ...Read more
What to do as self remedy for locked knee?? Don't want to go to hospital. History of meniscus tears and had 2 arthoscopies already. Ongoing problems
Not related: A frozen shoulder takes 2-5 years to resolve on its own, but can be treated with injections and therapy and this can speed up the recovery. Rheumatoid arthritis doesn't lead to stiffness or a frozen shoulder unless the RA destroys the joint. This can only be helped with a shoulder replacement. ...Read more
I have knock knees at age 17 (no arthritis). Will fixing the deformity without arthritis heal better than someone who has arthritis?
How long does a rota cuff injury take to heal. I have damaged all 4 muscles it is 7 weeks now and still very painfull. I also have arthritis and fibro?
Depends: It depends on what happened. If you have torn all 4 muscles and have had surgery, that is a huge surgery. It can take up to a year to recover -- if ever. If you have had a strain to the muscles tendons, it can take up to 3 months. The arthritis makes it tough because it makes it hard to regain your motion. I don't know if fibro is fibromyalgia or fibrosis -- if fibrosis that is scarring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult: Arthritis is almost impossible to heal, but with some new medical therapies, like prp and stem cell implantation, we can help a little, but it really almost impossible to reverse arthritis. The best thing to do is improve yourself functionally in other ways, including strengthening and stretching supporting leg musculature and weight loss, stay hydrated, continue low impact exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long. Does a shifted pelvis take to heal? How rare is hving arthritis in pelvis at 44? Already have condition in othrt parts of.Body.
Pelvic arthritis...: Pelvic arthritis is quite common, sacroiilitis, osteiitis pubis, periosteal inflammation of the pelvic brim. Seronegative spondyloarthropathies are the prinicipal causes and frequently misdaignosed. I don't believe in your "chiropractic" diagnosis of pelvic shift. See a rheumatologist! you almost certainly have an inflammatory condition! ...Read more
Does Xarelto cause arthritis? Minor strains are taking weeks to heal, leading to stiffness and pain. Never had these symptoms before. Thanks
NO: No such thing as healing happening, however Reiki might help reduce or make the pain issues more tolerable. ...Read more
What can I do for chronic arthritis in my foot from shattering my archilis heal ( spelling is wrong ) and it gets stiff and severly pain full
I have psoriatic arthritis and I can deal with the arthritis pain side of it. How do I manage the psoriasis side? My doctors have tried numerous meds but my hands just won't heal. Other patches come and go but my hands are a constant mess.
Will a rotator cuff impingment or tear heal on its own, and will it cause arthritis in the shoulder joint?
Depends: Rotator cuff impingement is often a self limiting problemthat can resolve either on its own or with treatment. The rotator cuff is present these do not feel on their own but if our small can be treated like impingement. Larger rotator cuff tearsleft untreated can lead to arthritis of the show. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been told I have chrondromalacia & crepitus. But, no arthritis in my right knee. Knee won't heal. X-ray, MRI show nothing injury occurred 8-28-10?
How to tell if you have arthritis in your right leg the doctor say they think is arthritis I hope and pray it's just a pulled muscle or something else?
A pulled muscle would get better with time. Arthritis is not likely to improve without treatment. If you have any concerns, it would be useful to get a second opinion from a rheumatologist.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Two fissures in articular cartilage (grade III chondromalacia patellae). No arthritis, softening, or degeneration. Could cartilage possibly heal?
Unlikely : Grade 3 chrondromalcia basically means early arthritis of your kneecap. Extremely common.You need to discuss w/ your ORS and not your radiologist.(2) fissures? How do u know...? In order to have any fissures chrondromalcia is present . At any rate, articuclar cartilage does not heal but I would not worry about it. See ORS for remedies to avoid progression. Best of Luck! ...Read more
I have two broken back bones i believe L2 &l4 & L5 also has a problem how long does it take to heal or need surgery I am 46 years old and have had two serious back injuries previously and I have arthritis in my lower back, neck, and right hip. I have done
Chronic back pain in a 59 yr-old, whose back popped while grabbing a person from falling, 2 years ago, looking for a diagnosis and treatment.....?
Yes: There are many types of arthritis. People born with a congenital abnormality like hip dysplasia, are more likely to get early onset arthritis. Trauma to a joint early in life can lead to arthritis. Some autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ra, and lupus can present with early arthritis. A rheumatologist can help you sort this out. ...Read more