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What Does Arthritis In The Knee Feel Like
Difficult: Arthritis is almost impossible to heal, but with some new medical therapies, like prp and stem cell implantation, we can help a little, but it really almost impossible to reverse arthritis. The best thing to do is improve yourself functionally in other ways, including strengthening and stretching supporting leg musculature and weight loss, stay hydrated, continue low impact exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Irritation : This is the bodies way of trying (unsuccessfully 0 to deal with the irritation of one kind or another in the joint. ...Read more
Hi is there anything i can do for osteo arthritis in the knee nothing seems to help I have had shots but dr says he can't give me anymore the pain is?
Surgery: If you have bone on bone arthritis that has failed conservative management such as rest, activity modifications, anti-inflammatories, cortisone injections and viscosuplimentation (synvisc, supartz), then the only other reliable option is for a total knee replacement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments and exercise therapies available. Consider Stem Cell therapy to help as well. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If someone has arthritis in the knee is it suppose to hurt all the time? Is degenerative a diagnosis on a mri?
Varies: Arthritic knee pain tends to come and go. This is usually influenced by activity level, the weather, and diet. Frequently i start my patients on a stretching program, to avoid inflammatory foods, lose weight, and to stop smoking. Otc meds can be added, when needed. A ct scan can see degenerative arthritis, but not as early as an MRI can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have moderate arthritis and herniated discs plus annular tear in back with moderate arthritis in the knee. Is it ok to cycle 15 miles a day?
Depends: Depending on your age, duration, extent of disease process......Joints affected- nsaid, tylanol, steroid pill/ injection, methotrexate, colchicin, allopurinol, joint replacement, wt. Reduction, physical therapy, newer biologic agents...Anbrel, ant , calcium, vit d, splints, avoiding over use.....Are the ways. ...Read more
Hinged knee brace: Bracing may provide basic support which allows for a decrease in pain and increased daily function. With osteoarthritis, the general pain and discomfort due to wear and tear can be a daily struggle. Increasing the support to the surrounding structures minimizes the general overuse and constant pain that you may experience, allowing for an increased ability to perform the activities of daily living. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your arthritic pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. You could consider PRP or even stem cell therapies as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes arthritis in the knee i don't think I have this b/c i didn't injured myself the pain is awful front of knee & back pain?
How many steroid injections for arthritis in the knee can a person have within a year before consideration of a knee replacement?
Varies: The recommendations vary, but in general i tell my patients that 3 injections in a 6 month period is the limit. If you think about it, you really would not want to keep getting them unless they were lasting longer anyway. There are other types of injections that can be done as well that may last longer such as synvisc (hylan g-f 20) as well. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Hi - I had a knee arthroscopy on 17 April to have an interior meniscal tear repaired where 20% was removed. At this time, it was also identified that I had significant arthritis in the knee joint (it was marked as 3 with 4 being the highest). I am a 46 y
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