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What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the connective tissues that help the shoulder to move. The condition is also called an impinged shoulder or impingement syndrome. This form of tendinitis can be very painful and may prevent a person from performing everyday activities. When the condition is mild, a person can usually treat it with […]

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Toxic synovitis: Causes and symptoms

Toxic synovitis: Causes and symptoms

Toxic synovitis, also called transient synovitis or irritable hip, is a condition that causes inflammation and pain in the hip. It primarily affects children. A child with toxic synovitis may limp, complain of hip and leg pain, or otherwise be reluctant to walk. The condition is not contagious and usually clears up within 2 weeks. […]

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What is knee arthroscopy?

What is knee arthroscopy?

Knee arthroscopy is a procedure that involves a surgeon investigating and correcting problems with a small tool called an arthroscope. It is a less invasive method of surgery used to both diagnose and treat issues in the joints. The arthroscope has a camera attached, and this allows doctors to inspect the joint for damage. The […]

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What causes knee buckling?

What causes knee buckling?

Knee buckling can be a sign of injury or damage to the knee. It can increase the risk of falling and can prolong recovery from knee problems. Knee buckling is relatively common among adults. In one study, 11.8 percent of adults aged 36–94 reported at least one episode of knee buckling in the past 3 […]

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Broken eye socket: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

Broken eye socket: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

A broken eye socket usually causes intense pain, swelling, and a black eye, which make it easy to diagnose. The eye socket is the bony structure surrounding and protecting the eye. In addition to the eye, it houses all the muscles, nerves, and connective tissues that connect to and move the eye. Some parts of […]

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What to know about hyperlordosis

What to know about hyperlordosis

Hyperlordosis is a condition in which there is an excessive spine curvature in the lower back. Hyperlordosis creates a characteristic C-shaped curve in the lower back, or lumbar region, where the spine curves inward just above the buttocks. It often occurs as a result of poor posture or a lack of exercise. In this article, […]

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What to know about shoulder subluxation

What to know about shoulder subluxation

A shoulder subluxation refers to a partial dislocation of the shoulder joint. This occurs when the ball of the upper arm bone, called the humerus, partly comes out of the glenoid socket in the shoulder. In a complete dislocation, the humerus is knocked totally out of the socket. The shoulder is the most mobile joint […]

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What to know about tricompartmental osteoarthritis

What to know about tricompartmental osteoarthritis

Tricompartmental osteoarthritis occurs when all three compartments in the knee are affected by arthritis symptoms. The condition causes degenerative changes in the joint. Because of its widespread nature, tricompartmental osteoarthritis may be more severe than other forms of osteoarthritis. In this article, we take an in-depth look at tricompartmental osteoarthritis, including the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, […]

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What could cause bone pain?

What could cause bone pain?

The definition of bone pain is aching, tenderness, or another discomfort in the bone. Bone pain is one of the most common symptoms of bone cancer, so people should not overlook it. The most significant cause of bone pain is bone cancer. This disease is most likely to occur in the long bones of the […]

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What to know about bone spurs

What to know about bone spurs

An exostosis, also called a bony spur or osteoma, occurs when a bony growth extend beyond a bone’s usual smooth surface. Exostosis can cause chronic pain or irritation, depending on its size and location. Sometimes, cartilage will grow over an area of exostosis, which is called osteochondroma. These bony outgrowths often occur in the ear […]