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Doctor insights on: Wrist Degenerative Joint Diseases And Percocet

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What is degenerative joint diseases like?

What is degenerative joint diseases like?

TMD/TMJ: Tmj stands for temporomandibular joint. It is the joint that connects the lower jaw to the base of the skull at two areas or joints. It sometimes refers to conditions that involve this anatomical area that today are referred to as tmd, temporomandibular disorders, a group of various degenerative conditions involving the breakdown of any, some or all of the differing tissues of the tmj. ...Read more

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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What are risks of degenerative joint diseases?

Getting older!: The risks are not usually high but may lead to a decreased range of motion and possible arthritis with associated muscle weakness or atrophy if the joints are less used due to pain that may also lead to damage of soft tissue structures in and about these joints which can even lead to surgery and possible joint replacement if symptoms become severe enough and that joint can be replaced or fused. ...Read more

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Are there joint diseases you can get in childhood?

Are there joint diseases you can get in childhood?

Childhood joints: There are a number of disorders that children can develop in their joints including orthopedic (fractures, trauma,infections), neoplastic diseases with joint infiltration, complications from obesity, rheumatologic / autoimmune diseases (arthritis, etc.). ...Read more

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I'm dealing with post op tendon repair complications & pain (frozen joint). I take percocet, but i'm looking for other natural ways of pain management?

I'm dealing with post op tendon repair complications & pain (frozen joint). I take percocet, but i'm looking for other natural ways of pain management?

Get it moving. : You need to un-freeze the joint. Or you will lose function . Physical therapy with some Percocet before you get there is a start. Ask the surgeon if you are a candidate for a manipulatin under anesthesia. It is common after knee and shoulder surgery. ...Read more

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I was diagnoised with left elbow tendonitis with degenerative joint disease. Can this cause carpal tunnel in my wrist?

I was diagnoised with left elbow tendonitis with degenerative joint disease.  Can this cause carpal tunnel in my wrist?

It depends.: It depends on whether your elbow tendonitis is related to you degenerative joint disease, or to tendonitis at the wrist or hand. The muscles and tendons used by the wrist and hand begin at the elbow attachments sites. If the inflammation extends into the wrists, especially along the palmar aspect, then you may have symptoms of tendonitis at the radial elbow and carpal tunnel as well. ...Read more

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I have degenrative disk disease i take 6 pills of percocet 10/325. My dr. Wants me to try nucynta, which is stronger?

Nucynta: Found to be equivalent to oxycodone (percocet) with fewer GI side effects. Nucynta thought to work like Percocet and possibly the same way as cymbalta. Nucynta comes in short and long acting. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent
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Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (Definition)

Oxycodone|acetaminophen is a narcotic combination for pain which is a ...Read more