Any and all questions relating to the diagnosis, treatment and recommendations regarding arthritis of all types.
16 years of Medical and Chiropractic practice treating and managing various arthropathies with extensive experience in both in and out patient care.
ACA, American Association of Spinal Physicians, ICS, Presidential Cabinet member National University of Health Sciences.
Licensed physician in Illinois, B.S./D.C. Co-admitting staff at level I Trauma center 14 yrs. Owner and affiliated with 24 multidisciplinary facilities throughout the Chicago area. Board Certified AMA impairment ratings.
Several newspaper publications and columns on health and fitness, Who's Who, JMPT publications, Phi Theta Kappa
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There are options that don't cost your health, you just need to know which ones.
Educate people on the facts.
OA is curable.
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Hi Dave, This is an easy one and a very common type of question I receive. I definitely agree that stretching only is good while avoiding other exercise . Avoid taking NSAIDs since they have been shown
Hi Marcia, There is still debate on which is better but little debate that both are proven to work better than anything else offered. Short answer is get it in any proportion in liquid or powder filled
Hi Alisson, You sustained blunt trauma to the back of the knee cap causing swelling and inflammation, this will subside with time. One thing to note is you may develop sub-patellar bursitis and chondomalacia
Hi Jeremiah, It could be a VMO weakness, chondromalacia patella (softening of the cartilage under the knee cap), Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid, or some other inflammatory arthropathy. he only way to know
Hi Steve, Yes, your friend is correct, all surgery will do is create scar tissue and possibly render the entire hands useless. It is probably too late for the thumb but the other joints can be saved