Tag - arthritis

Arthrodesis

Q In 1977, my husband broke and dislocated his ankle. He was told he needed a plate and screws in the joint to prevent arthritis later. Arthritis set in anyway and is now so severe that,

Hip replacement and arthritis:

And we finally come to the reader who wanted to know how successful a hip replacement would be in relieving her chronic arthritis. Go for it, chants the majority of readers, obviously happy that they took the plunge. One hospital porter who sees...

Osteoporosis

A 58-year-old active woman has learned that the bone density in her back has slipped to just 87% of normal levels. She takes a wide range of vitamins plus calcium and magnesium and has just started on silica. She would like to avoid taking Fosamax...

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