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What Causes Osteoarthritis In Upper Leg Osteoarthritis
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
For 8days I have been having very bad back pains and the pain runs through the buttox.and down right leg have osteoarthritis could that be the cause?
Have pain buttocks and legs is osteoarthritis visible on spine MRI and blood work or I should get x rays hip area?And from what is caused?
Orthopedics: Only an orthopedic surgeon can give you the answers you seek. Have your family doctor refer you. ...Read more
Was diagnosed w/osteoarthritis in left hip at 41, 3 yrs later leg often gives out & i lurch to side, feels like hip is giving way. Are the 2 related?
Could be: You may lurch from the pain but i suspect you may also have some lumbar disc disease compounding your problems. If you are overweight, the single best thing you can do is lose weight. If you smoke you need to quit. Add some supplemental calcium of 1500mg/day and add some vitamin d if you tend to be a more indoors girl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: Osteoarthritis involves the joints between bones, so unless your fractures involve the joint this is unlikely. Be sure to follow through with any recommended physical therapy after your injury to ensure muscle/joint stability after a likely period of less exercise/conditioning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I use my exercise bike everyday to treat my moderate knee osteoarthritis? What about daily leg strengthening exercises? How much is too much?
Manage OA: Using an exercise bike is an excellent exercise if one suffers with osteoarthritis. Your knee will tell you if you've had enough. Progression of OA can be generally minimized by losing weight, performing light weight training and low impact cardiovascular exercise (elliptical, exercise bike, swimming). Glucosamine and chondroitin supplementation can help to rebuild lost cartilage as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have osteoarthritis for 5 years and took treatment now I have pain from the back of the knee down the leg is osteoarthitis pain can extent below ?
Hard to say: Typically osteoarthritis in the knee causes pain limited to the knee itself and not really the whole leg. It may just be a referred pain for the knee or you may have something else causing pain in the leg in addition to your osteoarthritis. Consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more
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