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How can I heal really bad arthritis in the knee?

How can I heal really bad arthritis in the knee?

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 more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis 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


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Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

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

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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?

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 more

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What is the best way to combat arthritis in the knee?

What is the best way to combat arthritis in the knee?

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 more

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What to expect from a traumatic arthritis in the knee?

What to expect from a traumatic arthritis in the knee?

More Arthritis: in the knee over time. Suggest starting a plan for maintaining your joint in best health so that this does not degenerate faster than expected or able to even slow down degeneration. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve the pain of synovitis in the ankle and arthritis in the knee?

What can I do to relieve the pain of synovitis in the ankle and arthritis in the knee?

No enough info: What is the cause of the synovitis of the ankle? That answer will dictate the proper treatment. The same goes for the knee issue. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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If someone has arthritis in the knee is it suppose to hurt all the time? Is degenerative a diagnosis on a mri?

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 more

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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?

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?

Cycling: Cycling is one of the lowest impact sports you can participate in and let alone one of the best for your heart! Avoid high impact sports like running to decrease wear and any symptoms you may experience from your back or knee. Keep on cycling! ...Read more

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I am wondering what helps when you have arthritis in the knee, shoulder, elbows, and wrists?

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

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Would an ultrasound reveal arthritis in the knee?

Would an ultrasound reveal arthritis in the knee?

Sort of: You can use ultrasound for various skeletal applications. Diagnosing arthritis is possible depending on certain factors, but xray is usually used and MRI is the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more