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What Is Oa
Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more
Have hip OA. What's name of muscle/tendon that runs down pelvis in front that you feel every time you step forward? Feels tight. Looking for stretch!
Psoas: There are a number of tendons that run in the space anterior to the hip joint including the ileopsoas, sartorius, quadratic femoris, among others. If you are having pain, a detailed exam will likely reveal the anatomic source and treatment options. ...Read more
I have RA as well as 2 herniated discs lumbar, 1 cervical herniated disk, spinal stenosis, OA. What is the best medication for pain mgmt w/o tiredness?
Ask your DR: Information and advice for your question is best to come from your DR who has all your medical history and the latest exam findings ...Read more
How long can it take for primary osteoarthritis and secondary oa to develop? Would one know after 20 yrs?
How can I deal with osteoarthritis until I go to my appointment on February 2016?
I got a shot for OA today how long will it last?
Osteoarthritis: What joint or joints r affected? If u received an injection into the joint the length of time of efficacy varies from a few weeks to a few months. Try ice, limit activities that increase pain or swelling , stay on alleve two pills twice a day for 3-4 weeks , purchase a brace or sleeve if u r having problems with knees or ankles. ...Read more
My rheumo has been treating my oa and fibro and tested me every 3 months for rf and it finally came back positive this time. Why does that happen?
Numerous: RA affects the joint lining or inner joint capsule. RA is an autoimmune disease that commonly had a hereditary component. The synovial proliferation that occurs causes damage to the cartilage. Typically symmetrical affects right and left and multiple joints affected. OA is a wear and tear of the cartilage in a joint. The cartilage thins and more stress seen on bone causing pain ...Read more