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Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Treatment for radial & longitudinal tears of the posterior horn medial meniscus, severe knee osteoarthrits moderate joint effusion, diffuse synovitis?

Numerous : The most definitive option is a knee replacement. Knee arthroscopy is not likely to be helpful at this point. Various injections such as cortisone, hyaluronic acid/joint fluid or platelet-rich plasma are reasonable options. Meds, braces and PT are considerations. If I can help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Synovitis (Definition)

The synovial membrane is the lining of a joint and synovitis is inflammation of that lining. It can cause joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. When inflamed, the lining will create excessive joint fluid, causing swelling and increased joint pressure. The lining can also become thickened and cause apparent joint enlargement. Commonly associated with ...Read more


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Pain in knee joint and back.

Pain in knee joint and back.

Check out this link.: If it gets worse, see your dr and consider getting an xray to check for arthritis. Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/pain-management/knee-pain/. ...Read more

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What is the fluid in the knee joint?

What is the fluid in the knee joint?

Synovial fluid: The fluid in all joints is known as synovial fluid. This fluid acts as a lubricant to the joints and tendons. ...Read more

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What causes swelling on the knee joint?

What causes swelling on the knee joint?

Injury or arthritis: Injury or some type of arthritis, as well as some types of inflammatory diseases can cause your symptoms. You should see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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My knee joint is burning what does that mean?

My knee joint is burning what does that mean?

Could be a tear: Of one of the structures inside leading to inflammation or could be arthritis or even infection. See your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Can you get gout (sp?)in a replaced knee joint?

Can you get gout (sp?)in a replaced knee joint?

In general no: in general no but gout deposits of monosodium urate can be present in many locations, including around a joint in the tendons if not in the joint. Your physician can help clarify this or have you see a rheumatologist who can clarify the findings. The diagnosis of gout in a joint is made by demonstrating the presence of the monosodium urate crystals in the joint. ...Read more

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I started having knee joint pains, what can I do about it?

I started having knee joint pains, what can I do about it?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What is arthrofibrosis of the knee joint? Does it mean tearing?

What is arthrofibrosis of the knee joint? Does it mean tearing?

Scar tissue.: Arthrofibrosis means that scar tissue has formed in the joint, thus limiting range of motion and causes discomfort. ...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