Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. We'll show you the basics and how your doctor might treat it.
Sprains and strains are injuries to the body, often resulting from physical activity. These injuries are common and can range from minor to severe, depending on the…
Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when cartilage that cushions bones at the joints wears away. Learn about symptoms and treatment options for OA.
Learn all about rheumatoid arthritis (RA), from symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, to its types, diet tips, and how it differs from osteoarthritis.
Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found about your joints. They surround the areas where tendons, skin, and muscle tissues meet bones. The lubrication they add helps reduce…
A fracture is a broken bone. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for different types of fracture.
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.
Tendons are covered by a protective sheath called synovium, which keeps tendons lubricated. Injury to this area can disrupt this function, causing inflammation.
More than 8 million Americans experience gout, a condition that causes painful inflammation in the joints. Learn more about gout.
Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.
Tendons are thick cords that join your muscles to your bones. When tendons become irritated or inflamed, the condition is called tendinitis. Tendinitis causes acute…
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Acromegaly is a rare hormonal condition caused by an excess amount of growth hormone in the body. It leads to excessive growth.
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