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What could cause articular cartilages in the knees hips and lower back to flake ?

What could cause articular cartilages in the knees hips and lower back to flake ?

Soft bone injury: Chronic trauma such as overuse like atheletic activities or aging, metabolic reasons such as disease, medicine side effect, and aging, and acute injury due such as fall, hit or twisting of the joints. ...Read more

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Cartilage (Definition)

Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more


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Why would back pain cause the legs the knees or around the knees to hurt?

Why would back pain cause the legs the knees or around the knees to hurt?

Back pain: Radiating pain (sciatica) from the nerves coming out of the spine in your back, going down your leg. ...Read more

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Severe pain in lower back that extends to hips and knees.. What could this be?

Severe pain in lower back that extends to hips and knees.. What could this be?

Back or SI sprain: Needs evaluation of the cause by a doctor that can resolve the problem on a permanent basis. Prolotherapy can work to help you. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for a doctor to help you ...Read more

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What could be the cause of joint problems in hips, knees, and back?

What could be the cause of joint problems in hips, knees, and back?

Check it out: You need to see your doc. Of course most commonly would be some degree of osteoarthritis, however there are many other causes. You may just have a problem with one of those areas or joints causing a mechanical problem with extra stress on the other areas. It would not be common to have oa in all 3 giving trouble at one time. I would guess the back as culprit. ...Read more

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Muscles and bones pain inside the hip and the buttocks, sometimes radiating farther. What could be the cause of this?

Muscles and bones pain inside the hip and the buttocks, sometimes radiating farther. What could be the cause of this?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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I have back pain that radiates to hip and butt and front of thigh. What can be the problem?

I have back pain that radiates to hip and butt and front of thigh. What can be the problem?

Back or Hip: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...Read more

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I have arthritis in my knees back hips neck what could be the cause. And help the aches and pain?

I have arthritis in my knees back hips neck what could be the cause.      And help the aches and pain?

Many: There are many causes. Wear and tear is called osteoarthritis. There are inflammatory causes like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Some infections can cause arthritis. Also, gout can cause it. Anti-inflammatories are the mainstay of therapy. ...Read more

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What is degenerative scoliosis..and can it cause knots on the top of my spine and cause a lot of pain in lower back,legs,hips,buttock.

What is degenerative scoliosis..and can it cause knots on the top of my spine and cause a lot of pain in lower back,legs,hips,buttock.

It is curvature of: the spine that can feel to you like knots over the areas where it is curving. Do you have double scoliosis? What is your degree of curvature? Where is your scoliosis? Midback, low back? If lower, depending on Grade seen, it can affect your hips, lower extremities, and you should be working with an osteopathic physician/ PT to help reduce pain symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a radiating pain in my right leg, starting from the rightsacroiliac joint, further through the hip and outer part of the thigh, upto the feet. Cause and remedy?

I have a radiating pain in my right leg, starting from the rightsacroiliac joint, further through the hip and outer part of the thigh, upto the feet. Cause and remedy?

May be disc related: While i agree in part with the previous doctor, this also may be a reflection of si joint injury, so seeing an osteopath may be as valuable. Even a pt skilled in manual medicine can be effective. ...Read more

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What causes my legs to clamp and hurts in the hip and thigh area?

What causes my  legs  to clamp  and hurts   in the hip  and thigh area?

Doctor can evaluate: Some people get cramps when they walk, run, or do other exercises. Some get cramps when they are merely lying in bed. Others may get cramps only if the legs or hips are put in certain positions. A couple of visits to the primary care doctor can help sort things out. The doctor can check to see if the patient is healthy with good circulation, has normal blood chemistries, is exercising properly.... ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the thigh and femur bone?

What can cause pain in the thigh and femur bone?

Many things: But most important is bone tumor. You need to get x-rays to make sure. Get to a doctor for definite answer. ...Read more

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What could cause a deep ache in the back of knees and deep bone aches in thighs?

What could cause a deep ache in the back of knees and deep bone aches in thighs?

Several things: In addition to the usual pulled muscles, tendons and ligaments, there is a condition called a baker's cyst which sounds like you describe. It's a type of herniation of the jiont capsule backward and can be painful. ...Read more

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What could the pain in my joints and bones indicate?

What could the pain in my joints and bones indicate?

Can mean many things: Pain in joints can mean many things depending on the duration and associated symptoms. From acute viral or bacterial illness, arthritis , vitamin d deficiency to more serious problems like leukemia and bone disorders. I recommend you see a primary care provider asap. ...Read more

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Could arthritis in my spine cause pain in my hips and knees?

Could arthritis in my spine cause pain in my hips and knees?

Yes: When you have joint abnormalities in one place, you tend to compensate in other joints which then leads to abnormal wear and tear in other locations. Also, arthritis in one spot can indicate you are at risk in other places. Remain active, keep your weight down, and enjoy activity. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the lower ribs on both sides? It's more in the front...It feels like the bone. My hips, back, knees left shoulder/elbow hurt2

Bone pain: Your pain is quite widespread, you should see your doctor for some blood work. Depending on the duration of your symptoms and if they are recurring, you need to see a rheumatologist. No easy diagnosis from what you described so far. ...Read more

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On the right breast and back shoulder plate, l fill there's a blockage and sometimes pain which radiate to the back plate. What could be the cause.

On the right breast and back shoulder plate, l fill there's a blockage and sometimes pain which radiate to the back plate. What could be the cause.

Herpes Zoster : It sounds like Herpes Zoster, Shingles. Probably, lesions originated from back spine, going to the front, to right breast. Need a good physical examination, and then probably AntiVirals ... ...Read more