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What Are Symptoms Of Advanced Osteoarthritis In The Neck And How Is It Treated
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is 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 and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
I keep getting left arm pain between shoulder and elbow. I have osteoarthritis in the neck. Is that why?
Can a shoulder injury (nothing injuring the neck) cause mild osteoarthritis in the neck?
Was a shoulder strain nothing relates to the neck
Weakness in neck, excruciating pain running down right arm. More so in the upper arm. I was told I have osteoarthritis in the neck could be related?
Can you tell me for osteoarthritis in neck and telling me that they will affect my quality of life, and that they aren't the way to go?
Resubmit question: Your question makes no sense. Resubmit it if you want an answer. ...Read more
What are some things I can do to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease in my neck?
Therapy: The best long term treatment for neck pain from degenerative changes is strengthening and stretching exercise. Stretching will help maintain motion and strengthening the muscles will provide support for the worn joints and help delay progression. The best way to get into a routine is to work with a physical therapist a few times then transition to an independent exercise program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chiropractor did emg scan of my husband and diagnosed osteoarthritis of neck. How reliable is emg?
Good if done right: Emg detects the proper function of a muscle and is useful for muscle and nerve dysfunction related to the muscle. It is not used for the diagnosis of osteoarthritis, and is therefore unreliable for this condition. Chiropractors are not trained in EMG use which properly belongs to neurologists. You should see a neurologist for dysfunction affecting an emg. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I suffer from osteoarthritis in my neck and it's causing my migraines to get worse. Do you have any ideas on a way to reduce the swelling migraines ?
Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am always tired I do have torn rotator buldging disk in neck and back and osteoarthritis in knee is this a factor in being tired?
Indirectly: It could if your activity levels have decrease, but have your blood and thyroid checked, there are also some other worry things that can contribute, so go get checked. Good luck. ...Read more
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