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Doctor insights on: Will Taking Rosehip Help Treat Arthritis

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Dr. Thomas Namey
2,350 doctors shared insights

Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

How do I treat arthritis without taking medicine?

Depends on the type: That depends on the specific type of arthritis. Gout does well with low purine diet. Exercise is good for many types of degenerative arthritis. Auto-immune types of arthritis need medications though. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat arthritis?

Several things: Try to stay active. You may have to modify how you do things, but stay in shape. Find exercises that you can do without irritating the arthritic joints. Many folks with arthritis can exercise in the water (but you have to have access to a pool). Many facilities have classes and groups for arthritis sufferers. Your primary provider can help you find the best medications for your situation. ...Read more

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What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

What should I do to treat arthritis in my back?

Depends: Depends on how it is affecting you. In general, staying physically active (aerobic exercise at least 30 min 3 times a week), strengthen the core muscles (low back and tummy muscles). Stretching, heat, cold, over the counter pain relievers can also help. When they do not, see your primary provider. Seeing a spinal specialist may be helpful. ...Read more

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How to treat arthritis?

How to treat arthritis?

It depends: It depends on the specific type of arthritis. There are over 100 different kinds. ...Read more

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How can be TMJ arthritis treated?

How can be TMJ arthritis treated?

Soft diet advil (ibuprofen) prn: Need diagnosis by a dentist trained in craniofacial pain. Could be needing a mouth appliance, physical therapy, stress management............Not a quick fix likely. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more