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More than 8 million Americans experience gout, a condition that causes painful inflammation in the joints. Learn more about gout.
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.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the compression of the median nerve as it passes into the hand. The median nerve is located on the palm side of your hand.
Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the body.
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis triggered by an infection in the body.
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