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Question hELLO there, i was wondering if anyone has blew out any cartilage? I have blown out my wrist cartilage and the doctors says it will take 8 months to heal???? I have to keep it imobile for that long? Any suggestions to getting the cartilidge to grow back or tighten it back up.. i need my wrist asap thanks ww
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replied November 19th, 2007
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Ouch. Sounds painful.

Unfortunately, cartilage does not "re-generate"...but you can promote a healthy joint by taking glucosamine sulfate and MSM nutritional supplements. These are amino acids (if I'm correct), or the building blocks of proteins in the body. They help attract blood cells and circulation to the joints.

How did you do it???
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replied November 19th, 2007
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Hello, i was baking a large amount of muffins 125 i think it was and i thought it was a strain, but i went to the er last sunday 6 hours later, the very young doctor told me the same thing happened to him , so that was cool as he knew how painful it is and where the pressure points were.. but i am going to see an specialist as soon as i move back.. write now its in a brace, but its not getting better and my wrist pops out of the socket with out the brace on.. so looks like no christmas bakking this year..my husband is going to get me the new kitchen aid mixer 575 watt.rummmmmmmmmmmm next year, i need over 325 watt to make cookies and bread ect. thanks for the info
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replied October 21st, 2008
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Glucosamine and MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) - hopefully it will be useful to someone!
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replied October 21st, 2008
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thanks we are also trying to find out if it will work on my dogs arthrities.. it seems they want to do major surgery and the bone is slipping, heck i said i thought that was old age! how ever it is my dominat hand and pinning it is not an option, it flet alot better when i got a steriod shot, but it has since worn off.. i would like another one, is it ok to have cortszone more than once a year?
Thanks so much.. i find all my joints are killing me.. thanks so much ww
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replied October 28th, 2008
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Cortisone shots into joints or trigger points can provide pain relief for weeks or months at a time. But as cortisone injections are invasive, orthopedists usually recommend other treatments first such as oral medications and physical therapy. I had 2 cortisone shots within 6 months of one another.

To be sure, consult with your orthopedist.
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replied October 28th, 2008
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Yeah his suggestion is to do major surgery which will make my dominant hand useless and i have a lot of art work to finish.. how ever other doctors don;t see the same issues he is saying.. being a surgeon thats all he wants to do, the cortisone shot really helped, so i am going to try and get another one.. afterall my body is full of prednisone and solumedrol, now all my joints are acheing, which i have been told long term usage of prednisone covers up aches and pains ( iwas told this by seniors that have been on it all their lifes, when they went off of it, the joint pain was incrediable and they had to start a small dosage to control the pain) I have been totally off prednisone since july and lost a whopping 60lbs, i am still 110lbs over weight, but going to try and lose this weight as long as the lungs give me a chance thanks so much
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replied October 30th, 2008
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Right --- weight can also put lots of pressure on the joints. Congratulations and good luck on your recovery. IT sounds like you have a plan of action!
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replied November 2nd, 2009
I don't know if this will be of interest to you: We bought glucosamine pellets (for horses) at Tractor supply for about $36 for a quart or so. We grind it in a coffee grinder and put it on moist food for a previously damaged 12 year old dog. His mobility increase probably 25%, with much less discomfort and better temper.
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replied November 2nd, 2009
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Wrist is feeling better!
Hi friends, sunny well my wrist still gives me greif Mad , but its tolerable with not over working it or too much weight. I limit what i can;t do and my hubby does it for me, like cutting the dog food giggle rainbow , ect. I will wait until i can;t handle it any longer Mad and then look it to it.
Thanks for the support ww sunny
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