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What Does Flexing A Joint Mean Exactly
See below: All joints have different types of movement. For instance, the elbow has only the ability to flex and extend. To flex the elbow, you bring the hand close to the shoulder. To extend the elbow, you straighten it out again. Flexing the hip brings the knee close to the belly, extending the hip straightens the leg out. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do for cervical pain? Its in the region of atlanto-occipital joint. It is relieved by cervical extension & lateral flexion but its tempory
Pain & difficulty in flexion of the two joints of the thumb, the patient is diabetic & hypertensive?
Flexon: Please have the doctor refer the patient to a Rheumatologist ...Read more
Posterior ankle pain w/ plantar flexion; Constant feeling of instability; joint feels like it needs to pop; History of ankle sprains. Suggestions?
3mm lump on epl tendon snags painfully at pip on slight flexion. Any excision risks? Fluid escape from joint capsule? Cause ganglion? Other risks?
Real cause?: Epl tendon inserts at the base of the middle phalynx so central slip snagging at pip joint is more likely a tear in fibers extending from lateral band to central slip causing abnormal shift of tendons. There is no structure that central slip [epl] would get caught on. Lump is most likely scar. Recommend splinting protocol first before considering any surgery. F/u with hand surgeon. ...Read more
Does the spasm of femoral muscles cause a pain around the knee joint ...Specially during walking and during knee flexion ? And to deal with this pain
It can: The nerves can be irritated when a spasm occurs. ...Read more
Muscles fatigue too easily, am stiffness, joint pain, headaches, ui, leg tremors with extension/flexion and going down stairs, protein in urine, dizzy?
See a doctor: Either a primary care doc or get a referral to a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Remove disease: Of course, each joint is different, but a classic example of what you are asking about is a knee arthroscopy the removes any loose or torn cartilage, whether it is the cartilage on the ends of the bones (femur, tibia, patella) or tears of the rubbery meniscal cartilage. The surgeon might also remove thickened joint lining (synovium) or other scar present within the knee. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the chances of getting RSD in the knee joint from a rescope? I was told I have a mechanical issue in the knee what exactly does that mean??
Knee symptoms: Although it is possible to get RSD after a knee arthroscopy ,it is uncommon. Mechanical issue would refer to some structure like the meniscus , ligament or articular surface which has been injured and keeping the knee from working normally ( i.e. Knee has pain swelling , stiffness, locking and or giving way)RSD is sometimes difficult to treat and may take 12- 18 months to improve and or resolve ...Read more
Had MRI of TMJ both sides due to jaw pain. Surgeon said joints were slightly compromised. What does this mean exactly please ?
Ask the Surgeon: "Compromised" can refer to one or more of a number of aberrations, not all of which require treatment. Ask the Surgeon to point out to you exactly what he/she is seeing on the images obtained. ...Read more