Joint Conditions

Common Causes Of Facet Arthropathy

Facet joints are located along the spine, keeping the backbone in proper alignment by preventing too much motion in the vertebrae. As with any...

Symptoms Of Osteopenia

Most of us have heard of osteoporosis, which is a disorder that causes the bones to lose tissue and become weak and brittle. However,...

How To Treat Retrolisthesis

Retrolisthesis is a spinal condition referring to the displacement of one vertebra on top of another. Typically, each vertebra sits squarely on the vertebra...

Causes & Risk Factors Of Osteopetrosis

The bones of the average person regenerate at the same rate as the old bone disintegrates. However, there is a condition called osteopetrosis that...

What Causes Hip Impingement?

Hip impingement is when a factor hinders the joint from freely moving. At its earliest stages, it is not particularly painful; people can suffer...

Causes Of Osteolysis

Osteolysis causes bones to wear faster and become thinner. Risks for getting osteolysis include bone growths, cysts, and bone cancer. Joint prosthetics, which are...

How To Treat And Prevent Bone Spurs

Bone spurs are extra pieces of bone the body makes when damage occurs at the end of a bone. These extra pieces of bone...

Signs And Symptoms Of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a medical condition that results from the gradual weakening of bones to the point of bone loss. Our bones can become brittle...

Common Symptoms Of A Salter-Harris Fracture

Salter-Harris fractures are cracks or breaks in a child's bones near, through, or along the growth plate, also called the physis or epiphyseal plate....

Warning Signs Of Osteolysis

Joint replacement with a prosthetic joint, particularly the hip and knee, has revolutionized the treatment of end-stage osteoarthritis. Instead of patients becoming dependent on...