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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...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 joint/bone injuries cause a fever?

Could joint/bone injuries cause a fever?

If there is infectio: If there is infection with the injury it can cause fever - especially if there is infection of bones called osteomyelitis it is worrisome and needed a long term antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for your muscle to slip over your bone/joint?

Can it be possible for your muscle to slip over your bone/joint?

Yes.: Muscle and tendon may move within a fracture site or within a joint during an injury. ...Read more

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My bones are too weak, there remains always a pain in my joints?

My bones are too weak, there remains always a pain in my joints?

How weak: There are several reasons for bones to cause pain. Bone can not be well mineralized and have osteopenia or osteoporosis, which leads to fractures. Dexa scan determines mineralization. Joint pain can be related to arthritis.Different forms of arthritis occur in different age groups. Sometimes nuclear bone scan finds source of pain. Usually consultation with physician will help solve this problem. ...Read more

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I noticed sounds on my joint bones when I'm exercising. Is it normal?

I noticed sounds on my joint bones when I'm exercising. Is it normal?

Noisy joints: Many people hear grinding or cracking noises when they move their joints (often knees or ankles, or knuckles) If it isn't causing pain, then the sounds aren't worrisome. However, it probably isn't a good idea to make the sounds on purpose if you can avoid it. Keep exercising, but if it hurts, see a trainer to check your form, or see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the long & short term effect of bones & synovial joints?

I was wondering what are the long & short term effect of bones & synovial joints?

Good: It is good both short and long term to have bones and synovial joints. Bones provide strength and structure to the musculoskeletal system and serve as sites of insertion for ligaments and tendons, joints allow for motion between the bones. ...Read more

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Is it true that eating more cartilage (not in sharks) helps bone and joint health?

Glucosamine: Glucosamine and chondroitin, two components of cartilage, are commonly used as supplements to help with bone and joint health. Although it has received a lot of popular acclaim, there has been little rigorous testing to see if it is effective. At best, it seems to be not harmful and might be helpful. Webmd has a pretty good article on the topic.
http://tinyurl. Com/htujoint. ...Read more

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Is constant cracking and popping of your joints and bones a sign of a serious condition?

Is constant cracking and popping of your joints and bones a sign of a serious condition?

No: If no swelling, redness or heat, these sounds are not indicative of any inflammatory or degenerative condition. However, your age would tell me if there's something looming in the horizon for those joints. ...Read more

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I have hypermobility of joints. Can 1 part of joint be looser than another part on same bone?

I have hypermobility of joints. Can 1 part of joint be looser than another part on same bone?

Joint hypermobility: Hypermobility of joints usually involves both sides of the joint rather than one. It's not about the bone that makes joint hypermobile, but rather it is the ligaments and other supportive framework that would make it hypermobile. ...Read more

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I'm 54, it's very cold out. I wake up and my bones and joints make a crackling sound. Is this normal?

I'm 54, it's very cold out. I wake up and my bones and joints make a crackling sound. Is this normal?

Could be.: I see you are taking glucosamine. This suggests you have some joint pain, possibly due to arthritis. It is not uncommon for those who have what is called osteoarthritis to notice some stiffness, even perhaps mild cracking, when they first get up in the morning, especially in cold weather. It does depend on how severe it is and how soon after waking up it goes away. ...Read more

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I get pains in my joints and bones and I get sleepless nights everytime I do exercises. What really causes that?

I get pains in my joints and bones and I get sleepless nights everytime I do exercises. What really causes that?

Timing: Musculoskeletal pain is always worse at night when there are no sensory distractions. Make sure you don't excercise right before bedtime, and even take a warm shower. Nsaid's should help. Also make sure you do a cool down to remove the Lactic Acid that builds up and stretch! Good luck. ...Read more

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I have non union scalphoid bone with psuedo joint formarion, and I want to cure that disesases without surgery? Can it is possible

I have non union scalphoid bone with psuedo joint formarion, and I want to cure that disesases without surgery? Can it is possible

Scaphoid Non-Union: A scaphoid fracture frequently goes on to non-union (or non-healing) because of the bone's poor blood supply. The scaphoid is an important bone of your wrist and if left un-healed it can lead to arthritis in your wrist. It is unlikely to heal without surgery. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have operated and plates have been added to joint the bones. My question is, will the bones joints together in future?

Can you tell me if I have operated and plates have been added to joint the bones. My question is, will the bones joints together in future?

Bones heal over time: If you had a broken bone and a surgeon used a plate to fix the bone, your bone should heal or "join together" over time. The plate serves to hold the bone together until it has time to heal. ...Read more

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Ongoing growing pains? I'm 17 and currently experiencing the same growing pains as a child. But it's not my joints, it's in the middle of my bones.

Ongoing growing pains? I'm 17 and currently experiencing the same growing pains as a child. But it's not my joints, it's in the middle of my bones.

Common in youth: Bone pains, especially in longer bones of arms and legs are common in youth. Since there is no detectable medical cause, these are generally considered a part of growing or termed as growing pains. You should make sure get annual checks to check your hemoglobin as anemia can also cause these which can be easily treated with oral iron supplementation. ...Read more

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I have been on every med for r.A.& did not respond to any of them. 7 years of infusions, injections, &oral r.A.Meds. Joints now are bone on bone. Help?

Replacement is next.: The indications for joint replacement is pain that fails to respond to nonoperative treatment. Sounds like you might be there. Consider seeing an orthopedist who specializes in joint replacements. He/she can evaluate your general health and discuss the risks and benefits with you. ...Read more

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Having shoulder pain for a few days now. It hurts when I'm just sitting. Pain doesn't come from bone/joint. No lifting heavy stuff. Only Right. Cause?

Having shoulder pain for a few days now. It hurts when I'm just sitting. Pain doesn't come from bone/joint. No lifting heavy stuff. Only Right. Cause?

Muscular pain: Myofascial or muscular pain may present this way, likely due to position or posture. Exercises to strengthen the shouder/scapular area may assist in stabilizing the joint and improving posture. ...Read more

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How can you remove joint & bone pains?

How can you remove joint & bone pains?

Low impact exercises: The best way to mitigate bone and joint pains is to remain active and engage in low impact exercises, shy away from activities that aggravate the joint pain, and maintain a healthy weight. Occasional use of anti-inflammatory medications maybe necessary. However, if there is persistent pain, swelling or worsening symptoms, then consult with your physician. ...Read more

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How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

How can you treat bone and joint injuries?

Many ways: This is a very broad question that cannot be covered very well in this limited space. Depends on the injury, the location, the type and the severity. You will have to be evaluated and a plan of care prescribed. ...Read more

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What exactly is joint health and bone health?

What exactly is joint health and bone health?

See details: These are really not clinical or medical terms. It has been used to promote supplements often of little proven value. ...Read more

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What are the health effects of exercise on bones and joints?

What are the health effects of exercise on bones and joints?

It depends on the: Type of exercise. All exercise can lead to some element of "wear and tear" changes. But weight bearing exercise like walking or resistance training can also serve to improve or at least keep bone density stable. Yoga can serve to improve flexibility and joint position awareness. Swimming is great for those with arthritis and provides a great total body work out. ...Read more

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What does early cystic changes on a bone (not a joint) mean?

What does early cystic changes on a bone (not a joint) mean?

Bone cysts: Are for the most part benign but should be evaluated especially in WEIGHT BEARING bones (fracture issues)
See a Board Certified Orthopedist for an opinion!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden-onset one-sided joint or bone pain?

Injury would be the: Foremost cause of this problem. Otherwise a fracture of a weakened bone (called pathological fx) due to any cause, like a cyst,
which can occur with slightest of an injury (which normally would not cause a fx). Another possibility could be referred pain from the spine.
See your orthopod. ...Read more

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Any explanation for why I get injuries in bone, joints and ligaments so often?

Any explanation for why I get injuries in bone, joints and ligaments so often?

Injuries: First of all, what have you been doing resulting in those injuries? If you are sitting there and these injuries happen spontaneously, then you better see your primary care doctor to rule out platelet disorder, vascular disease, or clotting disorder. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I get injuries in bone, joints and ligaments so often?

Can you tell me reasons why I get injuries in bone, joints and ligaments so often?

Are you hypermobile?: People who are "double jointed" have loose ligaments that do not protect their bones and joints very well. There are several tests for this online, look for something called Ehlers Danlos syndrome. Regardless of whether you fit the criteria, you should take a LOT of vitamin C (at least 3-4 gms a day) to help keep your connective tissues in good health. Prolotherapy may be helpful for injuries. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more