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Joint Issues

Our joints are where two bones meet up. They allow us to move freely, yet they may be the most vulnerable parts of our bodies, causing pain from overuse, injuries, or simply aging.

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Joint Swelling: Causes & Treatments

Understand your joint swelling symptoms, including 10 causes & common questions.
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Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of pigmented villonodular synovitis. Symptoms of this rare joint disease include joint pain, swelling, stiffness, and instability.
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Osteochondritis Dissecans: Symptoms & Management

This article will review the symptoms, causes, management, and prevention of osteochondritis dissecans. Symptoms experienced in the affected joint include difficulty with range of motion, popping or snapping noises, buckling, pain on movement, as well as swelling.
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis is a disorder that causes bone to grow where it should not. Most commonly on ligaments that attach to the vertebrae of the spine. Symptoms include pain, stiffness or limited range of motion, difficulty swallowing, spinal fractures, or even paralysis or loss of sensation.
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