Condition: Osteoarthritis

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About Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint condition in which the cartilage between the joints deteriorates, causing friction between the bones. Osteoarthritis may also cause the formation of extra bone or bone spurs in the joints. Osteoarthritis symptoms include stiffness, pain, swelling, soreness to the touch, and limited motion of the joints. Often, osteoarthritis occurs as a result of aging and normal wear and tear on the joints after years of use. Osteoarthritis may also be caused by overuse of a joint, and may be related to obesity. Some people with osteoarthritis may notice grating or crackling sound when the joints move, which is known as crepitation.

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Feel flat, not too sad but never really happy. Just flat, like someone hit the pause button. On Effexor which I think might be the major culprit of the flatness.3/17/2015 at 05:26 AM
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Right hit hurts when I walk. PT diagnosed it as SI Joint. Between the knees and hip I have a lot of trouble walking. Always there. If I have to stand it one place it gets worse.3/17/2015 at 05:25 AM
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Aching on inside of each knee. Pain runs down shins but this might be restless leg. Pain is constant when I'm sitting and when I walk. Most severe when first getting up from sitting position.3/17/2015 at 05:23 AM
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Numbness and tingling caused by many years of dealing with carpal tunnel syndrome. Has since been cured by endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery of both hands in October of 2011.4/11/2012 at 01:03 AM
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Severe lower back muscle spasm treated by pain management doctor with 4 cortisone shots to area of spasm, two months apart, with immediate relief!4/11/2012 at 01:01 AM
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Last updated on Jun 14 2019 at 12:19
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