Dr. advising Synvisc injection to hip. Any studies/stats negative reactions in either hip or knee?
Osteoarthritis Q & A
I have had proximal row carpectomy done 6/03 and have had a lot of trouble with continued pain. My Surgeon suggested and I agreed to have Synvisc injections in my right wrist. My question is, do you have any information on success/failure with this procedure for the wrist, and is severe pain associated with these injections normal for 2-3 days post injection?
sirmy age 44 weight 100kg india…my joint space knee appeared reduced more than 50 percentage radiological only x ray..actulay I have no any significant problem in walking,climbing steps,standing more than 1 hour some experts say that if joint space radiologicaly as per x ray appears reduced 75 percent you may stay life long without arthritis problem by reducing weight or changing life style with specific excercise..while some experts say that within 5 years you may have to change joint by replacement operation ..who are coorect?can person stay without much more difficulty for life long without operation even with 75 percent reduction of knee joint space(cartilage space)? some experts say that radiological appearance of joint space is not correct picture of possible serious joint problems.is it true?
Patients with osteoarthritis often feel the most pain during the night. Giving it is a uni compartmental OA, is the pain caused by the condyles mechanically pressing together even though there is no load bearing or is there another reason associated with rest and sleep? What is the best way to get rid of such night pains or is there a way?
Do you know anything about knee resurfacing for treating osteoarthritis versus having a total knee replacement? I went to a seminar and it seemed like a good way to go, but I am unsure.
I am 66 years of age and have had an increase in groin pain on my right hip. I have had x-rays on both hips that show a normal amount of arthritis for someone my age. I had MRI last Friday and will see my orthopedist next week for results. I am now in excercise therapy with some benefit. My question: Is Synvisc therapy for hip joint a possibility?