If you live with osteoarthritis, you know it's a complex condition with a broad range of treatments and risk factors. Here's a detailed, top-to-bottom look.
Since a dislocation means your bone is no longer where it should be, you should treat it as an emergency and seek medical attention as soon as possible.
A fracture is a broken bone. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for different types of fracture.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. We'll show you the basics and how your doctor might treat it. blah
Learn all about rheumatoid arthritis (RA), from symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, to its types, diet tips, and how it differs from osteoarthritis.
Infectious arthritis occurs when an infection, caused by a bacteria or virus, spreads to a joint or the fluid surrounding the joint (synovial fluid).
Tendons are covered by a protective sheath called synovium. Injury to this area can cause inflammation. We'll explain symptoms and share prevention tips.
Systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease that can cause severe fatigue and joint pain. Learn more about it.
Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that primarily affects salivary and lacrimal glands. Read about signs and symptoms.
More than 8 million Americans experience gout, a condition that causes painful inflammation in the joints. Learn more about gout.
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that's transmitted to humans through tick bites. Learn how Lyme disease is diagnosed and treated, and learn how to prevent tick…
Acromegaly is a rare hormonal condition caused by an excess amount of growth hormone in the body. It leads to excessive growth.
Hemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency) is the most common form of the blood clotting disorder hemophilia. It can cause prolonged bleeding, tight joints, and unexplained…
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that only occurs in people with psoriasis. Read on to learn more.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile idiopathic arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain…
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to the heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Tennis elbow often occurs when a specific muscle in the forearm, the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) muscle, is damaged. The ECRB helps raise the wrist.
Learn about sarcoidosis and its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and potential complications.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. One of its symptoms is a skin rash containing pink and/or red spots that become filled with pus.
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