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What to do if I have temporomandibular joint disorder (tjds), which I think is causing ear aches, is there any treatment?

What to do if I have temporomandibular joint disorder (tjds), which I think is causing ear aches, is there any treatment?

TMJoint treatment: Find a dentist in your area with extensive training and experience treating patients with TMD\TMJoint Dysfunction for an evaluation and discussion of treatment modalities. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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


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I recently jammed my hand against a surface. Joint at base of middle finger sore and stiff and slightly swollen. Bends ok.What is this? Treatment?

I recently jammed my hand against a surface.  Joint at base of middle finger sore and stiff and slightly swollen. Bends ok.What is this?  Treatment?

Sprain vs fracture: You either sprained the finger ( tendon injury) or fractured the bone. You need to see a physician to evaluate it to see if an x-ray is needed. For now you can ice it. You can also take Ibuprofen to help pain and swelling as long as you do not have a history of a stomach ulcer, kidney or liver disease, or high blood pressure. It is more likely sprained but get it checked. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a bed sore?

What is the best treatment for a bed sore?

Pressure relief: Followed by good wound care with surgical cleansing or debridement, dressings, nutrition, and hygiene with antibiotics only of necessary. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

Joint stiffness: Generally speaking, adequate warmup, regular adequate stretching of muscle groups crossing the joint, with adequate cool down. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my sacroiliac joint instability?

What is the best treatment for my sacroiliac joint instability?

S-I instability: Check with your pt and orthopedic surgeon. Joint stabilization, modalities/pt/laser, activity modification, core exercises can all help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment options to treat sore, dry, cracked heels?

What is the best treatment options  to treat sore, dry, cracked heels?

Vasoline: Wash the heel and apply vasoline to them, then apply saran wrap and put a sock over it at night. ...Read more

Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
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Joint Aches (Definition)

Discomfort emanating from the connection between two bones ...Read more