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What is the solution to aching knee for the physical active?

What is the solution to aching knee for the physical active?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the knee pain. If it is pain associated with arthritis, we often have to evaluate what type of exercise you are doing and make adjustments. If pain is from internal derangement such as a meniscus tear, it might need to be addressed surgically. If pain is overuse in nature, resting, icing, compression will be effective. ...Read more

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What is the correct treatment for arthritis in the knees for a 60yr old woman?

What is the correct treatment for arthritis in the knees for a 60yr old woman?

See details: It depends on the severity of the involvement. Options included physical therapy and exercises, tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids, steroid injections and injectable lubricants. ...Read more

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What is the best relief for arthritis in the knees?

What is the best relief for arthritis in the knees?

NSAIDS: If arthritis is what you have been diagnosed with, then what kind is it and trying simple tylenol (acetaminophen) first for pain control or nsaids such as advil or aleive especially if there is any inflammation. If no benefit seek medical consultation so a proper regimine can be assessed for you. ...Read more

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What is the best exercises for sciatic nerve to make the pain gone?

What is the best exercises for sciatic nerve to make the pain gone?

Core : Core excercise is the best treatment for spine problems associated with sciatica. See a physical therapist for instructions on an excercise program you can do on your own. ...Read more

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What is the name of the machine that bends your knee for physical therapy?

What is the name of the machine that bends your knee for physical therapy?

CPM: A continuous passive motion machine is used to assist in knee flexion after surgery. Only certain surgeries require the use of the machine. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for septic joint of the ankle? What is recovery time like? Is your ankle placed in a plaster or other bracing? The symptoms?

What is the treatment for septic joint of the ankle? What is recovery time like? Is your ankle placed in a plaster or other bracing? The symptoms?

Septic joint: Symptoms are pain and swelling, maybe fever. Septic arthritis is a serious condition. Diagnosis is made by aspirating joint fluid, then checking it for wbc, bacteria and doing a culture. Prolonged antibiotics are required. Splinting the joint is desirable. ...Read more

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Can pain behind the knee cause medial meniscus pain? What is thessaly exam for the knee ? How is that preformed?

Can pain behind the knee cause medial meniscus pain? What is thessaly exam for the knee ? How is that preformed?

Yes it possible: Ameans of detecting meniscal tears of the knee by comparing arthroscopic findings to a clinical examination finding. Patient stands flat footed on one leg while the examiner provides his or her hands for balance. The patient then flexes the knee to 20 degrees and rotates the femur on the tibia medially and laterally three times while maintaining the 20 degrees flexion. ...Read more

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What is the cure for torn ligaments in your foot?

What is the cure for torn ligaments in your foot?

Allow them a : Chance to heal, wearing a brace or cam walker boot, if they can't heal properly, surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What is the natural inflammation for when you get a total hip replacement?

What is the natural inflammation for when you get a total hip replacement?

Blood and toxins: During a hip replacement, muscles and tissues aree cut and torn. Toxins are released from the tissues. Blood gets in the area and blood outside vessels, is an irrittant. There are many mediators of the inflammatory response after this extensive tissue injuring surgery that cause pain, swelling and issues. This is with proper surgery. Not being critical of these great surgeons. It is jsut it. ...Read more

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Hi..my question is how to get rid of shoulder pain and joints pain..and which is the best treatment for that?

Hi..my question is how to get rid of shoulder pain and joints pain..and which is the best treatment for that?

First you need a -: -diagnosis. See a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon in sports medicine. This could give you the best answer to your shoulder complaints & possibly your other joints as well. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop the knee and foot pain?

What is the best way to stop the knee and foot pain?

Best way: Is to find the cause. Only then can a treatment plan be made to help you. ...Read more

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What is a normal range of motion in the knee supposed to be? What causes your knee not to fully extend?

What is a normal range of motion in the knee supposed to be? What causes  your knee not to fully extend?

R O M Of the Knee: Is knee flexion 0-130 knee extension 120-0 there are many reasons for the not fully extend, torn cartilage weak quad muscul, and others. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my limited knee extension?

What is the best treatment for my limited knee extension?

Limited knee ext: It depends upon the cause. Check with imaging to make sure it's not a fracture or loose body. If it it purely soft tissue outside the joint, then progressive exercises with pt, nsaids, modalities/laser may help. ...Read more

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What is the best pain solution for a basketball injury?

What is the best pain solution for a basketball injury?

Rest and ice: Not sure where your injury is? (shoulder, hip, calf, ankle?), but resting and ice is always recommended. Good nutrients (for healing), sleep, and hydration are also recommended. Please restate your question more specifically. Thanks! ...Read more

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What is a intra articular fusion mean in the knee? What causes the knee not to straighten? Please help

What is a intra articular fusion mean in the knee? What causes the knee not to straighten? Please help

Fused joints: Hi Nancy, The knee joint is an example of a joint, which is where your bones come together, or articulate. A joint fusion is usually a surgical procedure performed to achieve a pain-free knee when other surgical procedures are not indicated. Some patients have bony ankylosis where the bones are fused due to trauma or other disease. Your Orthopaedic Surgeon is the specialist to properly treat you. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC pain reliever for a meniscus tear in the knee?

What is the best OTC pain reliever for a meniscus tear in the knee?

Anti inflammatories: Anti inflammatories or nsaids are usually the best to treat pain from menus all tears. The two types available over the counter are Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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