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Stop Stiffness Pain Leg
Can hgb of 8-9, & low iron cause aching & stiffness in shin area only upon exercise walking? It goes as soon as I stop walking
If debridement and bone spur removal is done and ankle stiffness isn't resolved is ankle fusion next step? Is it to slow/stop arthritic progression?
Fusion last option: Fusion only if everything else has failed. Other options include steroid injection, cartilage "replacement" injection, arthroscopy (scope), athrodiastasis (a procedure including an external fixator to try to "expand" the ankle joint, physical therapy, ankle joint replacement surgery. Definition of arthritis is inflammation of the joint. Fusion eliminates the joint so it no longer exists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am experiencing pain and stiffness of knee joints after playing tennis. Doctor says its osteoarthritis. Cant stop playing tennis. Whats the remedy?
Minimize sxs: If you really have osteoarthritis, then you can only minimize symptoms, but over time they will worsen. The symptomatic treatments involve medications and joint injections. Work with sports medicine or ortho to establish a treatment and monitoring plan. You can keep playing tennis, just realize that you may have to have a knee replacement down the road. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to still feel pain stiffness in back in the right and middle side and leg 7 weeks after microdiscetomy still not feeling active as before?
Sadly, yes: These symptoms are not uncommon after surgery and may linger. ...Read more
See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
Joint, vascular: Leg stiffness can be related to joint, bone, circulation or neurologic issues. Your evaluation would say is it with activity, sitting, rest, sleep? We need to characterize the pain in order to clarify the pain. How it is influenced by activity can be a clue to its origin. ...Read more
Not ankle or hip.: Described as an inability or an extreme limitation of movement of the leg at the knee joint. ...Read more