Joint Conditions

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...

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...

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...

Consider These Things Before A Total Knee Replacement

The average lifespan of North Americans has increased steadily (with a few minor dips) over the last century. Considering individuals are living longer, doctors...

Risk Factors And Causes Of Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome happens when part of the arms or legs comes under increasing pressure due to an injury. The bone, muscles and connective tissue...
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Arthroscopy: How To Tell It’s Time To Replace Your Knee

Knee replacement is becoming increasingly popular surgery. The procedure, called an arthroscopy, is performed on millions of people and helps improve the quality of...

Risk Factors And Causes Of Plant Thorn Arthritis

Many of us think gardening is among the safest hobbies to do. We look at other hobbies like mountain climbing and tend to believe...
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Everything You Need To Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe the breakdown of spinal discs in the back that occurs naturally with age. It is...

Causes And Risk Factors Of De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a painful disorder that affects the tendons on the thumb side of an individual's wrist. The condition makes it painful...

Gout – Causes, Treatment, Importance Of Diet And Medication

Gout is a condition that is related to arthritis. With gout, uric acid builds up in the blood and collects around a specific joint....