Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis that affects large joints, especially those bearing the most body weight, such as the knee and hip joints. Joints that we use most during the day are also commonly affected. The cardinal symptoms of osteoarthritis are joint pain and stiffness. Swelling of the joints may also be present. Pain relieving medication and physiotherapy are the interventions preferred to manage osteoarthritis.

Anyone hear of the new treatment coming out for arthritic knees? My doctor was telling me about it when I got my Synovis shot the other day. The same people who make the Synovis are coming out with something similar to stem cell treatment.

Do any of you suffer from painful burning feet? I have it awful. I've suffered with it on and off for around 5 years now. If so what do people take for it.

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What props do you have to make your arthritis easier to cope with (not medicines or supplements)?

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I know it seems like something small to a lot of folks, but when I had my hip replaced it really bothered me to not be able to shave my legs. My husband didn't care but it truly upset me. So he found a shaver extension handle for me- it wasn't that expensive and really helped me feel like 'myself' w...

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“I thought, ‘This is weird,’ ” said Holland, 71, a retired administrative assistant who lives in suburban Maryland.For years, Holland’s doctors had disagreed about what was wrong with her hip. She had undergone a slew of scans, plus painful biopsies of her hip bones. Her doctors had prescribed …

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I have osteoarthritis in my left ankle and can no longer wear shoes like Converse. I’ve got a few pairs of Hotter sandals, which I find brilliant in the summer. I now need some comfortable shoes for a holiday where I will be doing a lot of walking. I want something that I can wear in the summer too...

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I'm currently scheduled in June for hip replacement surgery using the MAKO procedure. Anyone have this done?

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If you don’t experience joint pain or stiffness consider yourself lucky, because most everyone I know does—and arthritis is usually the …

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved three drugs for nonprescription, over-the-counter use -- …

I have a pronated left foot that is causing me problems. Any suggestions for footwear?

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A 69-year-old schoolteacher recently underwent a surgery to repair her osteoarthritic knee.Sarah Hassler, a music teacher at a city-based …

For an elite athlete, a severe injury can be devastating. Not only can it keep them on the sidelines for some time, but it can also affect their …

Has anyone been prescribed Lyrica before? I have been prescribed this for numbness in my leg. I have stenosis in lower back with bulging disk. I am not familiar with this and afraid to take.

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Oh my aching joints! If only knees grew on trees!This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science.When a salamander gets grabbed by the tail - …

When I haven't eaten in awhile, my pain is much worse. The hungrier I am the more pronounced my pain is. Maybe food helps my pain pills work better, I'm not really sure. Anyone else notice this?

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7 days after knee replacement. Just wondering if anyone else has experienced light headedness and dizzy spells. When using bathroom my feet tingle. Is this all normal?

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Correction to: Scientific Reports https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53746-6, published online 25 November 2019“The authors are grateful to Dr. …

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