Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
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.
Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs when cartilage that cushions bones at the joints wears away. Learn about symptoms and treatment options for OA.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis. We'll show you the basics and how your doctor might treat it.
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…
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…
Learn all about rheumatoid arthritis (RA), from symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, to its types, diet tips, and how it differs from osteoarthritis.
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.
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is the most common type of arthritis in children. Learn about juvenile rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
A fracture is a broken bone. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for different types of fracture.
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.
Early treatment is key to treating Kawasaki disease, especially in children. Learn how to recognize the symptoms of Kawasaki disease and when to see a doctor.
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