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Reply: OsteoArthritus
Hello. IMHO, you need to see a pain management specialist that is a physiatrist. They go deeper and offer a...More
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Reply: Osteoarthritis in finger joint
I am so sorry that you are having to go through this. This slideshow outlines some exercises that you...More
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Reply: Degenerative disc disease
Hello. I have high levels of chronic pain due to serious spine and hip problems. I try to be as active as...More
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Reply: Advise on next step
Thank you for your advise and will adhere. I read your story and will be praying for you. I too have a...More
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Reply: Just diagnosed
Hello. Is your MD an orthopedic surgeon? IMHO, that would be the best doctor you can see for this, There are...More
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Reply: Carpal Tunnel vs Spinal Stenosis
Nerve damage in the should can cause all the same symptoms of carpal tunnel. However, carpal tunnel still can...More
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Reply: osteoarthritis
Sounds like my wife's gout. Have you had it checked?
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Reply: Hip Replacement Surger Scheduled for 3/16/15
Guess I hit the wrong key posted with out finishing... editing. I doubt you will regret it. For me it is up...More
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Bad shoulder is nearly as bad as a bad back. I would advise that you do all you can to keep the cuff together...More
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Reply: Spinal OA
Hi, Jon. I fully understand your condition being complex. As my signature says, click on my avatar or user...More
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I had surgery on my shoulder last year to fix a bicep muscle that snapped we are baffled to why this happened...More
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Shoulder Pain and joint pain
last year my bicep snapped right after Christmas, we still have no idea how and why it happened ... But I have...More
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Reply: Hip Surgery Bursa Removed
Yes, I have heard about that recovery after a partial tear in my gluteus minimus 6 yrs ago. I too am 64. IF...More
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Trochanteric bursitis;
I live in Maryland (DC area) and am looking for an orthopedic surgeon who performs hip bursectomy. Could...More
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Reply: Strange popping in Sternum??
I have been having severe breathing problems for 3,months chest pops and cracks and throat feels closed and...More
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Reply: OA of big toe, anybody?
Hi Judy, I just found this post of yours from 2 years ago. I am in the same position right now. I think...More
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Reply: osteotomy
Thank you so much for the article.
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Arthritis Treatment Options
You can probably remember a time when stairs weren't your enemy and you could bound up them without any...More
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Hello shawna1961, Firstly, congratulations on your weight loss. Do everything possible to keep it off as...More
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Basal Joint Arthritis post surgery pain
I had basal joint arthritis surgery(thumb) on August 26. There have been improvements in my range of motion...More
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Trigger Finger/Swan Neck Deformity
Hi. I was just wondering if anyone has had the same experience that I have had. I had surgery done for...More
Posted by cheriehib
had trigger finger surgery this morning...had bad swelling in my fingers are very hot...has...More
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Reply: Pain after basal joint arthroplasty
This surgery has a long recuperation period.Ive had 5 hand surgeries including this one,which takes a minimum...More
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Reply: knee osteoarthritis
Hi david1314, This article on whether or not you should have a knee replacement may help you come to...More
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Mobility risks of OA when you're bow legged
Hi. My mother has severe OA of the knees and is now bow legged. She is 78. After a recent hip fracture and...More
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Reply: CMC Joint Arthritis
Hi Alice, I think that you may misread what I wrote. I have not had surgery, everything is not working well now...More
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Scheduled for bilateral partial's but now afraid I...
49 yrs old and am scheduled for bilateral partial knee replacement. My ortho did all the correct test and...More
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Bursitis Sac surgery
I am a female 71 years old and my bursa sacs have been inflamed for the past 15 years, getting worse as I get...More
Posted by carol6741
Bursectomy pain
I had my bursa removed 6 days ago. Only taking a half of a pain pill at bedtime. I am still hurting when...More
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