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What are some of the pharmacological treatments for osteoarthritis pain?

What are some of the pharmacological treatments for osteoarthritis pain?

NSAIDs: Maybe helpful. Also consider supplements like glucosamine/chondroitin. Lastly if not improving consider how platelet therapy or stem cells can be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs ...Read more


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What are some of the alternative treatments for knee arthritis?

What are some of the alternative treatments for knee arthritis?

Knee arthritis: Depending on the degree of damage, there is glucosamine and chondroitin supplements, steroid knee injections, synthetic joint fluid injections to attempt to salvage cartilage, and then joint replacement. ...Read more

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What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

See details: The best treatment is to be on meds such as Allopurinol to normalize serum uric acid levels and prevent future attacks. No natural meds help acute attacks. ...Read more

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What are some of the treatments for hip fractures?

What are some of the treatments for hip fractures?

Surgery: Most fractured hips require surgery because they heal poorly, or not at all without some form of hardware to hold the broken bones in place. Some, especially in older patients, require replacement. ...Read more

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What are some non-drug remedies for arthritis of the fingers?

What are some non-drug remedies for arthritis of the fingers?

Keep Warm: Fingers are prone to cold, overuse and inflammation. Use large-handled devices with soft grips. Keep hands warm when outdoors. Avoid smoking (which constricts blood flow). Consider home paraffin dips for a morning exercise routine. Check with your doctor about possible carpel tunnel syndrome which is common in arthritis conditions, and can be treated with splints and exercise. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Endometriosis?

The non drug treatments for Endometriosis include:: Laparoscopic surgery, Surgery, complete hysterectomy -- with removal of both ovaries. ...Read more

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What are some of the non-drug treatments for Hernia?

What are some of the non-drug treatments for Hernia?

Truss: The only non-drug (and nonsurgical) option is to wear a truss, which is basically a brace that pushes on the hernia so that it stays reduced (inside the abdomen). This is not very effective and I would recommend you have surgery to repair the hernia if you are having symptoms. There is no medication that will help aside from something to dull the pain. ...Read more

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What are some types of relief for sciatic pain?

What are some types of relief for sciatic pain?

Stretching: Depending on the cause, stretching, physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic adjustment, pain medication, and epidural injections can all help relief sciatica. ...Read more

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