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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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What percentage of seropositive RA patients with anti-cpp of >250 accompanied by pain/swelling in hands, wrists, tmj, elbows, achilles' tendon with ESR and CRP wnl? Do you alter the treatment ?

What percentage of seropositive RA patients with anti-cpp of >250 accompanied by pain/swelling in hands, wrists, tmj, elbows, achilles' tendon  with ESR and CRP wnl? Do you alter the treatment ?

TMJ: Your TMJ may be related, or unrelated to your RA. Make sure you have been evaluated by a TMJ expert to help manage your TMJ problem. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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I have two tears in my achillies tendon what is the best thing to do? I have ra

I have two tears in my achillies tendon what is the best thing to do? I have ra

Two choices: It depends on your overall status as well as the type of tear. The choices include surgery or no surgery. ...Read more

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I have ra. I got several achilies tendon tears. Supposed to start pt dec 31. Alot of pain and numbness. Should i go to er? Use crutches or wrap?

Let me explain: You have pain and numbness, were the numbness comes from, that dose goes along with heel cord rupture? Most likely something new, i will check it out. ...Read more

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Multiple tendon pain. Ra and spa arthritides ruled out. Any ideas?

Multiple tendon pain. Ra and spa arthritides ruled out. Any ideas?

CRP?: Best test for inflammation! you should have had that done. Being b27 negative does not r/o spondyloarthritis, as many docs believe. Not by any stretch. But if CRP is negative, then issues of hypermobility, weight, and your activities need to be addressed more intensely! i would take an NSAID for pain relief! ...Read more

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Torn ankle tendon not healing. Mri shows possible anemia in bone marrow in ankle now being tested for ra. 36 y/i female, physically active. Ideas?

Torn ankle tendon not healing. Mri shows possible anemia in bone marrow in ankle now being tested for ra. 36 y/i female, physically active. Ideas?

Needs more info: This makes no sense. First of all, what tendon is torn? No less than 10 tendons cross the ankle. Second, you can't see anemia on a MRI. You can see edema in the marrow of the bone which is characteristic of fracture or infection. By the way, one cigarrette causes vasoconstriction for 24 hours. So, I recommend complete immobilization - no weight at all- and stop smoking and see podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture?

Severe: Pain, sweling, unable to point toes downward. Often hear or feel a loud pop. Extreme difficulty or inability to walk. ...Read more

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Rheumatoid Arthritis (Definition)

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more