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What to know about trochanteric bursitis

What to know about trochanteric bursitis

Trochanteric bursitis occurs when small, fluid-filled sacs in the hip called bursa become irritated. Bursitis is one of the most common causes of hip pain. Bursa are small, fluid-filled sacs found near joints. Bursa help joints move more easily by allowing muscles and tendons to glide over bone and other structures. The human body has […]

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What to know about cuboid syndrome

What to know about cuboid syndrome

Cuboid syndrome is a condition caused by an injury to the joint and ligaments surrounding the cuboid bone. The cuboid bone is one of the seven tarsal bones in the foot. Cuboid syndrome causes pain on the lateral side of the foot which is the side of the little toe. A person often feels pain […]

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What to do about a hyperextended elbow

What to do about a hyperextended elbow

Hyperextended elbow occurs when the elbow joint moves outside its normal range of motion. This injury can be painful and take several weeks to heal. Although anyone can experience a hyperextended elbow, it tends to occur among those who play contact sports or engage in other strenuous physical activities. People who trip and fall may […]

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What are the risks of being underweight?

What are the risks of being underweight?

Being underweight can represent as many health concerns to an individual as being overweight can. If a person is underweight, their body may not be getting the nutrients it needs to build healthy bones, skin, and hair. While some people may have a genetic background or a medical illness that prevents them from putting on […]

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What is Crouzon syndrome?

What is Crouzon syndrome?

Crouzon syndrome is a rare genetic condition that affects the shape of the head and face. In Crouzon syndrome, certain bones in the skull fuse too soon. This process is called craniosynostosis. There are other effects of this condition and ways to manage them. This article explores the symptoms, treatments, and outlook for Crouzon syndrome. […]

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What is the best thing for stiff joints?

What is the best thing for stiff joints?

Many people experience stiff joints as they age. Others may experience joint stiffness due to medical conditions and lifestyle choices. Sometimes, people can treat stiff joints at home. Many people who experience joint stiffness tend to feel it after sitting for prolonged periods or after first waking up. Some people experience a mild discomfort that […]

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How to treat a crick in the neck

How to treat a crick in the neck

A crick in the neck makes the neck feel stiff and less mobile than usual. Some people report that a crick also feels like something in the neck needs to pop into place. A crick in the neck can be temporary or chronic. It is often painless but may be connected to the chronic neck […]