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Toxic synovitis: Causes and symptoms
Toxic synovitis causes joint pain and inflammation in the hip. It primarily affects children and usually occurs following a viral infection. Signs of toxic synovitis include limping, walking on the tips of the toes, complaining of leg or hip pain, and being reluctant to walk. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment. (Medical News Today)

How can disc desiccation be treated?
The bones in the back have sponge-like discs between them. These discs can become dehydrated and lose flexibility, often as people age, resulting in desiccation. Treatment, that can include at-home therapy, depends on the severity of the desiccation, which can cause stiffness in the back and pain. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about trochanteric bursitis
Trochanteric bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa in the hip. The main symptom of trochanteric bursitis is pain outside the hip at the tip of their thighbone. It can be very painful, especially at night, and can interfere with daily life. This condition can be treated at home, and in severe cases, with surgery. (Medical News Today)

What is the best thing for stiff joints?
Bones are heavy and moving them around can put strain on the joints. Overuse, injury, age, or a medical condition can cause joint strain and stiffness. Depending on the cause, joint stiffness may not require medical treatment. Many remedies are available to ease the stiffness, some of which can be tried at home. (Medical News Today)

Why does my head feel heavy?
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. (Medical News Today)

How do you know if you have a sprained thumb?
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. (Medical News Today)

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

What is golfer's elbow and how is it treated?
In this article, we look at medial epicondylitis, its symptoms, and causes. We also provide information on treatment and exercises for it. (Medical News Today)

What is an intercostal muscle strain?
Learn all about intercostal muscle strain, when the muscles between the ribs are damaged. We look at the signs, causes, and treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

What is De Quervain's tenosynovitis?
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. (Medical News Today)

Could a bacterium found in milk trigger rheumatoid arthritis?
New research examines people with rheumatoid arthritis and finds that many of them have a genetic predisposition for the disease and a common bacterium. (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 is palmar erythema?
Palmar erythema is a rare condition that makes the palms of the hands turn red. Learn about the causes, including pregnancy and liver cirrhosis. (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 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 bursitis of the shoulder?
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. (Medical News Today)

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect
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. (Medical News Today)

Knee osteoarthritis: What's the best weight loss plan?
Weight loss is known to reduce osteoarthritis symptoms and signs. But which weight loss regimen is best? New research investigates. (Medical News Today)

What is overpronation?
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. (Medical News Today)

All you need to know about myositis
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. (Medical News Today)

What is facet arthropathy?
Facet arthropathy occurs when the facet joints degenerate, or become worn down. This can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?
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. (Medical News Today)

All you need to know about dwarfism
Dwarfism is a condition that causes a person to be very short. It is different from short stature. It results from genetic factors, but it is not a disease, and it does not necessarily lead to disability. People with dwarfism can live normal lives. Find out more about the diagnosis and management of dwarfism. (Medical News Today)

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know
An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others. This is thought to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Foods to eat include green, leafy vegetables, and those to avoid include those that are high in fat and sugar. Find out more. (Medical News Today)

What is polyarthritis?
Polyarthritis is a condition where pain and inflammation occur in multiple joints at once. We look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, and tiredness. Causes include genetic factors, but infections and lifestyle choices may contribute. Find out more about the types and treatment. (Medical News Today)

Health Tip: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis
Title: Health Tip: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Health News
Created: 6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/22/2018 (Medicine Net)

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2018 (Medicine Net)

Reduce Weight, Reduce the Arthritic Knee Pain
Title: Reduce Weight, Reduce the Arthritic Knee Pain
Category: Health News
Created: 6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/19/2018 (Medicine Net)

Tennis Elbow: What Is Tennis Elbow?
Title: Tennis Elbow: What Is Tennis Elbow?
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 7/11/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Drug Withdrawn - Vioxx, A Perspective After National Arthritis Meeting
Title: Drug Withdrawn - Vioxx, A Perspective After National Arthritis Meeting
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Vasculitis - 2001 National Meeting Reports
Title: Vasculitis - 2001 National Meeting Reports
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 11/24/2001 2:59:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Treatment Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis
Title: Treatment Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 1/6/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: 2004 Perspectives
Title: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: 2004 Perspectives
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Smoking: A New Risk - Rheumatoid Arthritis
Title: Smoking: A New Risk - Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 2/9/2001 12:54:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

SLE Report - 2003 Arthritis Conference
Title: SLE Report - 2003 Arthritis Conference
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 10/22/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 2002 Arthritis Conference Report
Title: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 2002 Arthritis Conference Report
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 1/6/2003 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 (Medicine Net)

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