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Jammed finger vs. broken finger: What to know
A jammed finger is a common injury that can cause pain, swelling, and difficulty moving the finger. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment. (Medical News Today)

What could be causing my collarbone pain?
Collarbone pain is common. Some causes are easy to manage, while others require emergency treatment. Learn more about symptoms and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Arthritis supplement may drive skin cancer
Study using mice and cells finds that chondroitin-4-sulfate, a widely used dietary supplement for osteoarthritis, drives cell growth in a type of melanoma. (Medical News Today)

What causes the outside of your foot to hurt?
A look at lateral foot pain or pain along the outer side of the foot. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook for lateral foot pain. (Medical News Today)

What causes spina bifida occulta?
A look at spina bifida occulta, a condition that affects the development of the spine. Included is detail on its development in the womb and complications. (Medical News Today)

Stage 3 multiple myeloma: Symptoms, progression, and life expectancy
Multiple myeloma is a cancer that affects bone marrow and plasma cells. People do not usually have symptoms until they reach stage 3. (Medical News Today)

What are the symptoms of a broken foot?
A look at the symptoms that can be a sign that a foot bone is broken. Included is detail on the structure of the foot and how a broken bone is diagnosed. (Medical News Today)

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis. (Medical News Today)

What is Apert syndrome?
Learn about Apert syndrome, a genetic condition that causes abnormal head, hand, and foot development. We look at symptoms, treatment, and outlook. (Medical News Today)

What is a tailor's bunion?
A look at tailor's bunion, condition resulting in a swollen bump on the outside of the foot. Included is detail on the symptoms and the outlook. (Medical News Today)

What is pectus carinatum and can it be treated?
Learn all about pectus carinatum, also known as pigeon chest, where the breastbone pushes forward. We look at the symptoms and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Arachnoiditis: Symptoms, diagnosis, and outlook
Arachnoiditis is a painful neurological condition caused by damage to the tissues that protect the spinal cord. Learn more about the causes and symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What causes Battle's sign?
Battle’s sign is a crescent-shaped bruise that appears behind one or both ears. It can be an indication of a serious head injury. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

What are the causes of forearm pain?
A look at forearm pain, a condition characterized by pain between the elbow and the wrist. Included is detail on the treatment options and prevention. (Medical News Today)

What to know about tarsal tunnel syndrome
A look at tarsal tunnel syndrome, a condition where the foot becomes inflamed. Included are details on diagnosis and the outlook for people affected. (Medical News Today)

What you need to know about the xiphoid process
A look at the xiphoid process, a tiny bone structure within the sternum. Included are details on the symptoms in this area and how to treat the problem. (Medical News Today)

Myositis ossificans: Symptoms and treatment
Myositis ossificans is a condition where bone tissue forms inside muscle or other soft tissue after an injury. Learn about the symptoms and treatment. (Medical News Today)

All you need to know about hip flexor strain
A look at hip flexor strain that can occur when the hip flexor muscles are overstretched or injured. Included is detail on surgery and prevention. (Medical News Today)

What to know about iliopsoas bursitis
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. (Medical News Today)

What to know about supination of the foot
A look at supination and pronation of the foot — normal functions of the stride. Included is detail on complications, diagnosis, and how to prevent it. (Medical News Today)

What is tendinosis?
In this article, learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for tendinosis, as well as what makes it different from tendinitis. (Medical News Today)

What is hyperphosphatemia?
Learn all about hyperphosphatemia, when levels of phosphate in the blood are too high. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Knee replacement infection: What you need to know
A knee replacement infection may develop after a person has an operation to replace their knee joint. Learn about the causes and treatment. (Medical News Today)

Why bones might hold the secret to weight loss
In a groundbreaking study, scientists uncover evidence of our body's internal weighing scales. Their findings may lead to innovative ways to fight obesity. (Medical News Today)

What is abnormal gait?
Abnormal gait or a walking abnormality is when a person is unable to walk normally due to injuries, underlying conditions, or issues with the legs or feet. (Medical News Today)

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