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Reply: Update on Me and My Hips
I cancelled the steroid injections because I have a bad cold, almost a flu, that I don't think will be over...More
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-Dave
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Reply: Pain after basal joint arthroplasty
It's been 5 years since your surgery how is your hand doing? Any soreness at all? did you have the other...More
Posted by jesusforme
Reply: When does stiffness ease?
Hello. You are only a few weeks out from surgery. Healing takes months. Give it more time and see what...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
When does stiffness ease?
I am only 16days post op. I have had pain in my life with five spinal surgeries but my goodness this surgery...More
Posted by mardood
When does stiffness ease?
I am only 16days post op. I have had pain in my life with five spinal surgeries but my goodness this surgery...More
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Reply: Please help me help my girlfriend
Hello, Sara. I am so glad I could help. Sometimes it takes seeing several doctors before getting the right...More
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-Dave
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Reply: Hip Replacement Surgery
Hello, Georgia. I agree with all you have posted. I would rather have a cautious surgeon than one who does...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: How Do You Know If It Is Time for a Knee Replaceme...
Hello. The only way to know if you need a joint replacement is to see a good orthopedic surgeon and have...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: What can I do?
You can talk to your primary doctor about this, and also consider seeing an orthopedic specialist and/or a...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Worsening osteoarthritis
Hello. My honest opinion would be to get the opinion of a different orthopedic surgeon. There are newer,...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Total Ankle Fusion vs. Ankle Replacment?
Hello, In 2007, I fell 3 ft off a ladder and broke my ankle. They took the stitches out too early and I...More
Posted by heychadwick
Reply: Oral thrush from cortisone shot?
I had two cortisone shots in shoulder and elbow... and have had the same reaction. Plus, a red sore...More
Posted by 101dalmatians
Reply: My Right Knee is Killing me with Pain
I am also new to this group. Ask your doctor about Meloxicam. My doctor at NY's Hospital for Special Surgery...More
Posted by luvacdc

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Reply: Osteoarthritis in finger joint
Try Devils Claw root . A one ounce bottle will cost you about 7 bucks and you will wish you'd done it...More
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Reply: Hip Surgery Bursa Removed
Sukipops your input is so helpful. I just received my results back from my MRI and the test came back positive...More
Posted by wickels
Swelling on inside of right knee - looks ugly and ...
I do have some arthritis in hand joints. But just noticed that my knees look deformed and swollen out, but...More
Posted by deedee4949
Reply: what excercise could I do with OA and tendenitis
Hello! I know the pain of OA because I'm having it, and been undergoing therapy because of it.. This link...More
Posted by cjonathan675
Popping Sternum
Im a 20 Y/O Male quit smoking cigarettes exactly 1 month and 3 days ago i have touched any sort of nicotine...More
Posted by tayntay4eva
Reply: Osteoarthritis Right Shoulder Nightly PAIN
I am 39 years old and I have been having pain in the my right shoulder and neck for at least 10 years. I...More
Posted by undefined
Questions about post-surgical boot wear at home af...
I am 10 weeks post triple arthrodesis surgery. I was in a splint and ace-wrap for 5 weeks after surgery, then...More
Posted by wombatish
supporting someone with OA
Afternoon, I am not sure how to help my partner who has just been diagnosed with OA in his hip. He moved in...More
Posted by An_261489
Reply: OA of big toe, anybody?
Just to add a bit more regarding shoes. I always wore shoes/boots appropriate for riding but now i have...More
Posted by mollysmummy19
Reply: Arm pain
Hello. This is something you really need to discuss with your primary doctor asap. Since x-rays do not tell...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: acl surjery
Hi malakelpoker, This is something that you should discuss in detail with your doctor -- he/she will...More
Posted by atti_editor
Reply: Spinal OA
Hi, Jon. I'm having fun doing pre-surgery exercises given by a physical therapist to strengthen my hip...More
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-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
My Right Knee is Killing Me
Hi, I forgot to mention that I have seen several orthopedic surgeons and all they can offer is PT and...More
Posted by meaningfulc1952
REMOVING Bursa sacs
Hello - I am nearly 48 (female) .Generally very active - I suffered an injury from running over 3 years ago. I...More
Posted by alleo67
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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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
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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Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
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
Posted by taylor2001

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