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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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RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?

RHUEM Have hypermobile knee joints from sports. If exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?

Varies: To a somewhat limited degree based upon the joint involved, strengthening the muscles around an unstable joint can help make the joint more stable. Bracing is another nonsurgical option as well. ...Read more

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Can clicking your bones and joints really give you arthritis?

Can clicking your bones and joints really give you arthritis?

It does not.: Relatively benign. Popping caused by the release of gas inside the joint, may be annoying to a listener, bad will not hurt the one cracking away! ...Read more

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RHEUMATOLOGIST Have Acquired Hypermobile knee joints. Exercise to strenghten hips & knees will that positively prevent hips from becoming lax?

RHEUMATOLOGIST Have Acquired Hypermobile knee joints.  Exercise to strenghten hips & knees will that positively prevent hips from becoming lax?

Yes: Stengthening the muscles that support an unstable joint can help to varying degrees. There are specific physical therapy programs that may be of benefit and are generally known as stabilization exercises; bracing may be of benefit in some cases as well. Finally, surgical procedures are available as somewhat of a last resort. ...Read more

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Just orthopedic or rheumatologist answer some hypermobile joints from ballet, gymnastics. Can these loose joints make the normal joints loose?

Just orthopedic or rheumatologist  answer some hypermobile joints from  ballet, gymnastics.  Can these loose joints make the normal joints loose?

Loose joints: Indirectly, you are putting additional stresses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints above a loose joint. If well-trained, you can accommodate for these weaknesses. ...Read more

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Do they make colored hip joints?

Do they make colored hip joints?

Colored HIp Joints: I have never seen a colored hip joint. Some of the plates we use for fractures are colored. This is done more for ease of differentiation from types of plates as well as right vs left. ...Read more

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ORTHO/RHEUM ONLY Joint Hypermobile Syndrome will exercises 2 strenghten hip joints prevent dislocation 100% if they never dislocated?

ORTHO/RHEUM ONLY Joint Hypermobile Syndrome will exercises 2 strenghten hip joints prevent dislocation 100% if they never dislocated?

Mobile Joints: It will definitely help if done correctly. Although I am honestly to say that nothing can truly protect your hips from dislocation if you suffer from hypermobile joints. If you are 63 and not had a dislocation yet, then the odds are in your favor that you won't dislocate. Be wary of falls. ...Read more

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Can running make arthritic knees worse?

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Can running make arthritic knees worse?

Yes: If arthritis is present in your knees, running can make this condition worse. Depending on the severity, you may not need to give up running completely. By limiting running and mixing in lower Impact aerobic exercise such as biking or swimming you can still obtain the many health benefits of exercise without increasing your pain. If you do run, stay on softer, even terrain or consider a treadmill. ...Read more

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Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Will chiropractic work for in-turned hip joint?

Not likely: Generally I do feel that chiropractors are good at managing spine related issues. Some have more training in other joint issues but they can be hard to find. Your best bet is a good physical therapist. Be sure you have an accurate diagnosis by a musculoskeletal expert such as a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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Podiatrist only. Have overpronation/flat feet, can the looseness of ankle loosen knees then hips causing hips 2 dislocate?

Podiatrist only. Have overpronation/flat feet, can the looseness of ankle loosen knees then hips causing hips 2 dislocate?

Quite a stretch.: There is no question that overpronated/flat feet, in time, could have an effect on the ankles and knees as well as the hips. To say that the feet would be the proximal cause of hip dislocation might be a stretch. ...Read more

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I have hyperextended knees so what exercises will help hyperextended knees possibly straightening the knee?

I have hyperextended knees so what exercises will help hyperextended knees possibly straightening the knee?

Rest: Try to rest your knees and just do range of motion and stretching exercises and only low impact movement with knees ie walking - no running, jumping. Sometimes working with a physical therapist is often helpful too with recovery. ...Read more

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When do you need facet joint and s-i (sacroiliac) joint injections?

When do you need facet joint and s-i (sacroiliac) joint injections?

When you have done: all conservative care like exercise/physical therapy and medications are not helping. Also you may want to consider this especially if you have to use narcotic pain medications to get relief. ...Read more

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Will more exercise make a suspected torn cartilage in knee worse?

Will more exercise make a suspected torn cartilage in knee worse?

Torn cartilage exerc: Yes it will, dont do exercise till you know the extent of the injuries and cleared by your doctor. ...Read more

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How does weightlifter get damage to hips and knees?

How does weightlifter get damage to hips and knees?

Too much lifting: There is acute damage that occurs when one lifts too much weight at once and you either hyperflex or hyperextend them or due to being unable to handle it you twist or injury those joints somehow. Chronic damage is a wear and tear type one that occurs over time due to stressing these joints chronically and resembles arthritis in its presentation. ...Read more

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How do you know if joints are unstable such as facet joints and si joints?

How do you know if joints are unstable such as facet joints and si joints?

X-Rays: Pain in the joint is usually the symptoms. X-rays will show the damage to the joint, ct scan and even MRI scan will help delineate the joint and define the problem. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Do they make colored hip joints?

Colored HIp Joints: I have never seen a colored hip joint. Some of the plates we use for fractures are colored. This is done more for ease of differentiation from types of plates as well as right vs left. ...Read more

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Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Yes: Most include titanium alloys especially at bone interfaces to encourage bony ingrowth. ...Read more

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Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

No: It would be very unlikely that any oil you could ingest would selectively be accumulated in the capsule of an artificial joint. ...Read more

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What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

Means there is: Less cartilage between the ball of the leg bone and the socket of the hip bone. Since the x-ray only sees bone, narrowing often means destruction or wear and tear of cartilage has occurred. ...Read more

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What can be done for soft tissue damage to hip joints?

What can be done for soft tissue damage to hip joints?

Hip joint: Depends upon type & extent. Synovitis or sprain can be calmed down with pt, nsaids, purified omega, weight control, etc. ...Read more

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Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Many possibilities: can be pain from the hip joint itself or the soft tissue on the outside (for example the trochanteric bursa). can also be from the spine or SI joint. ...Read more

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What is the name of the chief source of nervous supply to hip joint?

What is the name of the chief source of nervous supply to hip joint?

Several involved: They are several nerves involved including femoral, sciatic, gluteal and ileac nerve groups. ...Read more

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Hip joint only hurts when I do my right splits. What does that mean?

Hip joint only hurts when I do my right splits. What does that mean?

See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is any one able to share with me horror stories about total hip joint replacments?

Is any one able to share with me horror stories about total hip joint replacments?

Rare complications: A total hip is a major surgery that can result in complications. While rare (less than 1/100) these can include, infections requiring implant removal, dislocations, nerve damage, persistent pain, blood clots, and even death. Complications can be kept at a minimum by seeing a hip specialist with experience that can share his complication rates with you. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hip joint is in pain. What's the fastest way for me to recover?

Get it evaluated: Many people believe they have hip disease when it is a bursitis or actually back pain. Have it evaluated and then the proper treatment can be started. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Humming/buzzing sensation deep in the hip joint? This is new... Can there be one cause for similar feelings in many places at dif times?

Humming/buzzing sensation deep in the hip joint? This is new... Can there be one cause for similar feelings in many places at dif times?

Cell phone?: Are you sure your cell phone is not stuck in your pocket stuck on vibration? If not and these sensations continue go to your doctor for an evaluation, could be a neuropathy? ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in my hip joint in the inside. Dull achey somtime sharp. It pops when i rotate. And also grides. Worst in morning and night?

I am experiencing pain in my hip joint in the inside. Dull achey somtime sharp. It pops when i rotate. And also grides. Worst in morning and night?

Get an xray: At the tender age of 22, osteoarthritis woulld be unusual unless it were traumatically induced. Another possiblity would be avascular necrosis, but a simple xray should be determinate. If everything is normal, then physical therapy would be a consideration. ...Read more

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I want to know if it's possible to cause a lot of soft tissue damage to a hip joint from falling on it. What tests should I get done to treat the pain?

I want to know if it's possible to cause a lot of soft tissue damage to a hip joint from falling on it. What tests should I get done to treat the pain?

Get a diagnosis: With persistent pain in the hip after a fall the first step is to be evaluated by a physician. An x-ray to evaluate for fracture would be a good idea. Possibly just a contusion or trochanteric bursitis. Hip pain can also be from a back injury. Not possible to diagnose without evaluation and a work up. ...Read more

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Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Which are the named ligaments of the capsule of the hip joint?

Capsular Ligament: The capsular ligament consists of two types of fibers, circular and longitudinal. Some of the longitudinal fibers form the retinacula and the circular fibers form the zona orbicularis. It is attached to the acetabulum and anterior inferior iliac spine; and connects to the transverse ligament, iliofemoral ligament, pubocapsular, and ischiocapsular ligaments. ...Read more

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