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Why does my head feel heavy?

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PDT

The weight of the head can seem heavier sometimes, which may have a variety of causes. Learn more about the treatments and when to see a doctor here.

How do you know if you have a sprained thumb?

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:00:00 PDT

A thumb may become sprained when the joint is stressed or overextended. We look at symptoms, treatment, and how to feel more comfortable during recovery.

How to identify and treat inner knee pain

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:00:00 PDT

Learn about the causes of inner (medial) knee pain, treatments, and exercises you can do at home to strengthen the knee and relieve pain.

What is golfer's elbow and how is it treated?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:00:00 PDT

In this article, we look at medial epicondylitis, its symptoms, and causes. We also provide information on treatment and exercises for it.

What is an intercostal muscle strain?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:00:00 PDT

Learn all about intercostal muscle strain, when the muscles between the ribs are damaged. We look at the signs, causes, and treatment options here.

What is De Quervain's tenosynovitis?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:00:00 PDT

A look at De Quervain’s tenosynovitis where the tendons of the thumb become inflamed. Included is detail on symptoms and exercises for the condition.

Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PDT

New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium.

What to know about tarsal tunnel syndrome

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PDT

A look at tarsal tunnel syndrome, a condition where the foot becomes inflamed. Included are details on diagnosis and the outlook for people affected.

What is palmar erythema?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PDT

Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes, including pregnancy and liver cirrhosis.

What to know about iliopsoas bursitis

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PDT

A look at iliopsoas bursitis, a condition that can cause pain in the hip joint. Included is detail on recovery time and exercises for prevention.

What is tendinosis?

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis.

What is bursitis of the shoulder?

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PDT

Learn all about bursitis of the shoulder, a painful condition affecting the shoulder joint. We look at symptoms, causes, and ways of relieving the pain.

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PDT

The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery.

Knee osteoarthritis: What's the best weight loss plan?

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Weight loss is known to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and signs. But which weight loss regimen is best? New research investigates.

What is overpronation?

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:00:00 PDT

What is overpronation? We take a look at the causes of flat feet, along with the treatment options and exercises to help with this condition.

All you need to know about myositis

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:00:00 PDT

A look at the condition myositis, an illness where inflammation occurs within organ tissue. Learn more about how it is diagnosed and the causes here.

What is facet arthropathy?

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 05:00:00 PDT

Facet arthropathy occurs when the facet joints degenerate, or become worn down. This can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. Learn more.

What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Learn all about prolotherapy, an alternative form of treatment for joint and back pain. We take a look at how it works, what to expect, and its efficacy.

All you need to know about dwarfism

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PDT

A look at dwarfism, a condition that causes a person to be very short. Included is detail on the diagnosis of dwarfism and management for the condition.

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 09:00:00 PDT

An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.

What is polyarthritis?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Learn all about polyarthritis, a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments.

What is polyarthralgia?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Polyarthralgia is when pain affects several joints in the body with no signs of inflammation. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.

Could vitamin D help to keep rheumatoid arthritis at bay?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PDT

A new study using cells taken from joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis shows that some types of immune cell can lose their sensitivity to vitamin D.

What is sacroiliitis?

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Sacroiliitis is a condition where one or both of the sacroiliac joints become inflamed. It is often misdiagnosed as lower back pain. Learn more.

What are biologics for RA?

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Biologics work by targeting the specific immune system cells that cause rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about biologics in this article.