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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Which brace should I use to lessen the pain of osgood schlatter in my knees during sports?

Which brace should I use to lessen the pain of osgood schlatter in my knees during sports?

Knee strap: There are not any good studies that support brace usage however a knee strap may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can I use knee bands or straps in case of mild arthritis due to high uric acid.I have pain behind my left knee when working.Can i exercise?

Can I use knee bands or straps in case of mild arthritis due to high uric acid.I have pain behind my left knee when working.Can i exercise?

Needs eval: Uric acid level may or may not be related to the arthritis. Rheumatologic evaluation needed. Pain behind knee may be fluid accumulation. Straps will not help and exercise could make it worse if the underlying arthritis is not treated. ...Read more

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Can you have jumpers knee (patellar tendonitis) in both knees if you only engage in a moderate amount of exercise per week?

Can you have jumpers knee (patellar tendonitis) in both knees if you only engage in a moderate amount of exercise per week?

Yes: If at some point you aggravated your knees doing a workout, you can start the inflammatory process and if you don't properly manage the tendonitis it can chronically ache and not recover properly. A good stretching and proper strengthening program monitored by a physical therapist under your doctors supervision is appropriate. ...Read more

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What exercises should I avoid due to my cervical herniated discs and arthritis in shoulders?

What exercises should I avoid due to my cervical herniated discs and arthritis in shoulders?

Varies: With the neck you would ideally keep your neck in a neutral position, avoiding extension or rotation. With the shoulders avoid lifting overhead and try to use relatively light weights. ...Read more

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If one has initial stages of OA in the hip or knee, is it inevitable that hip or knee replacement surgery will happen? How can I avoid it?

Not inevitable : Hip and knee OA are very frequent and is OA in the weight bearing joints, thus weight loss and exercise to strengthen the muscles surrounding this joints is key. The x-ray can showed bone on bone OA but what matters is if you are having pain. If pain and had tried lose weight and PT, then try medications first, even injeccions. If nothing works then consider surgery if your lifestyle is affected. ...Read more

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I have osteio arthritis in b/knees with degenerative changes w/swelling below knees. What can I take or use to help pain? Ty

I have osteio arthritis in b/knees with degenerative changes w/swelling below knees. What can I take or use to help pain? Ty

Varies: NSAIDs, Tylenol (acetaminophen) based products, and nutritional supplements with chondroitan and keratin sulfate are the typical oral things used to varying degrees of success. Visco supplementation involves the injection of a lubricant into the knee which can sometimes give good relief for months at a time. I would not hesitate to discuss with orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Hip pain as a consequence of progressive degeneration and arthritis will lead to hip replacement or orthoscopy ??

Hip pain as a consequence of progressive degeneration and arthritis  will lead to hip replacement or orthoscopy ??

Hip pain treatments: Hip degeneration is common, and doesn't lead to replacement unless the joint is badly damaged. Weight control, balanced walking, and hip muscle strengthening, will preserve the joint. ...Read more

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Can taking ibuprofen for pain related to a hip labral tear and bilateral moderate hip oa lead to worsening of the oa?

Can taking ibuprofen for pain related to a hip labral tear and bilateral moderate hip oa lead to worsening of the oa?

Pain: No actually Ibuprofen is drug of choice in oa. Also da better u feel the more light activity u can do which will improve the oa. Labral tear should heal w time as well but i ur a sports person u might want to get it tacked down. ...Read more

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I have moderate arthritis and herniated discs plus annular tear in back with moderate arthritis in the knee. Is it ok to cycle 15 miles a day?

I have moderate arthritis and herniated discs plus annular tear in back with moderate arthritis in the knee. Is it ok to cycle 15 miles a day?

Cycling: Cycling is one of the lowest impact sports you can participate in and let alone one of the best for your heart! Avoid high impact sports like running to decrease wear and any symptoms you may experience from your back or knee. Keep on cycling! ...Read more

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Can I do any weight bearing exercises in while in recovery from a rotator cuff repair?

Can I do any weight bearing exercises in while in recovery from a rotator cuff repair?

It depends.: Not all tears are the same size and not all repairs heal att eh same speed. If you have a partial thickness or small full thickness tear you can do some strengthening with light weights, but a full thickness tear, especially a moderate to large repair needs to be protected. Your surgeon should be the one to determine whether you are ready to do weight bearing exercises or not. ...Read more

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I have a loose AC joint injury (minor). What are some weight lifting exercises I can do to strengthen that area. I have full range of motion and use?

I have a loose AC joint injury (minor).  What are some weight lifting exercises I can do to strengthen that area. I have full range of motion and use?

Strengthen muscles: You want to strengthen the surrounding agonist and antagonist muscles that are intimately involved with the ac joint: these would include but not restricted to the trapezius, deltoid, pectoralis major and scapular thoracic muscles including the levator scapula, rhomboids and serratus. ...Read more

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I have lumbar facet arthritis diagnosed by MRI and I used to do Crossfit can I still continue Crossfit without the heavy weights? Other workout ideas?

I have lumbar facet arthritis diagnosed by MRI and I used to do Crossfit can I still continue Crossfit without the heavy weights? Other workout ideas?

Symptoms? Pain?: I assume, since you mention "lumbar facet arthritis", that there is pain or some other symptom in your back that led to the MRI. We really have to know what that symptom is, & whether or not the "Crossfit" exercises (with & without weights) make your symptoms worse. Using HealthTap Prime is probably the best route to get answers. Exercise is important, & arthritis should not stop you from doing so ...Read more

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Hx of osteoarthritis in numerous joints now hip pain radiating to groin walking a lot exacerbates how can I get relief without NSAIDs (allergic)?

Many options: Assuming this is from your hip joint, anti inflammation can come from curcumin (from turmeric), devils claw, or a prescription alt. med called embrel-500. Injections to,the hip, and physical,therapy to improve gait pattern or add modalities such as diathermy, ultrasound, or red laser. ...Read more

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I am not a swimmer, does walking and stretching in the pool good for knee arthiritis and loose weight. ?

I am not a swimmer, does walking and stretching in the pool good for knee arthiritis
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Pool therapy: Walking in a pool does help take the load off of joints that otherwise would see the full force of your body weight against gravity. It can be a good aerobic exercise for weight loss and joint health. ...Read more

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My hip snaps when I do certain kinds of exercise (no pain). Is this related to my lupus/joint problems? And will running/exercise damage my hip?

My hip snaps when I do certain kinds of exercise (no pain). Is this related to my lupus/joint problems? And will running/exercise damage my hip?

If it is just: Snapping without pain or restrictions oovent you are probably ok but unwound check with an ortho because of your underlying condition ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

This common degenerative condition impacts the joints, where normal wear and tear on them gets to a point where they can no longer keep up with the pace of generating fresh cartilage. As a result, the joint space thins, the bone becomes exposed and painful, and bone spurs ...Read more