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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the options for treating osteoarthritis in the knee that is also bow legged. In severe pain all day. What medications would be the best?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi..my question is how to get rid of shoulder pain and joints pain..and which is the best treatment for that?
What is a normal range of motion in the knee supposed to be? What causes your knee not to fully extend?
A 30 yr old man complains of swelling at the inguinal area. what is the diagnosis? What brings about the diagnosis and how will you manage the man?
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
What is the best treatment for arthritis in my right knee that has made me almost unable to walk?
Rest!, : See an orthopedic surgeon or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
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