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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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How can I get treatment for joint pain?

How can I get treatment for joint pain?

Visit the doctor: You can try your internist first, who then will evaluate you and see if it is something they can handle or send you to an orthopedist or rheumatologist depending on their assessment. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for joint pain?

What is a good treatment for joint pain?

Varies : It varies in part based upon the cause of the pain. But general principles include maintaining ideal body weight, being active, avoid activities that clearly aggravate your symptoms, and consider an "anti-inflammatory" diet. Smoking, obesity best avoided. ...Read more

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Want to know treatment for joint pain and which oil is better?

Want to know treatment for joint pain and which oil is better?

No specific oil: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read more

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My mom is 50, she has leg pain mainly, in joints, doctors prescribe only pain killers, is there any better treatment for joint pain.?

Arthritis: Painful arthritis can be treated many ways. In mild to moderate cases, people can find relief using oral anti inflammatories, topical pain relievers, injection therapy, rest, ice, and physical therapy. More severe cases may have to be treated with surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Chikenguniya (joint pain) treatment, any suggestions?

Chikenguniya (joint pain) treatment, any suggestions?

Chikungunya: treatment is largely symptomatic in nature. There is no vaccine to prevent it & no specific treatment for it. Rest, hydration and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are recommended. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w/ topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for joint pain?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for joint pain?

Depends: Usually with joint pain that is common stiffness or osteoarthritis can be treated first line with otc tylenol, (acetaminophen) and/or nsaids like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Failing that you should see your doctor for more evaluation and possible prescription treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more