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Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

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The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that work together to help the shoulder move. Rotator cuff tendonitis occurs when the tendons that connect the muscles to the upper arm bone become inflamed. It is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain ...

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Rotator Cuff Tear

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The arm is held in the shoulder socket by the rotator cuff. It is comprised of tendons and muscles that work together to help rotate and lift your arm. If enough stress is placed on the rotator cuff, it can tear. Causes A rotator cuff tear can...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Rheumatoid arthritis is classified as an autoimmune disorder. Although it causes joint symptoms, it differs from osteoarthritis. Causes The body’s immune system protects it from foreign invaders, such as bacteria. When the immune system detec...

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Osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis is a degenerative form of arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, osteoarthritis affects about 27 million people and is the most common chronic joint condition. Causes Osteoarthritis develops when the cartilage that co...

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Lumbar Spondylosis

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Lumbar spondylosis is a degenerative condition that affects the lower region of the spine called the lumbar area, more commonly known as the lower back. Degenerative changes in the spine are very common as people age. Cause The discs in-betwee...

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Knee Arthritis

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The knee is made up of three bones. The ends of the three bones are covered with a thick cartilage, which provides cushion and absorbs force placed on the bones. Knee arthritis affects the cartilage in the knee. Causes Knee arthritis is a cond...

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Frozen Shoulder

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  Frozen shoulder is an orthopedic condition characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint is surrounded by a capsule of connective tissue. If the capsule tightens and becomes thick, it can lead to frozen shoulder....

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Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition, which is characterized by extreme fatigue, widespread pain and sleep problems. Currently, there is no cure for fibromyalgia, but research continues and treatments are available. Cause The cause of fibromyal...

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Chondromalacia

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The kneecap withstands a lot of pressure from activities, such as running, and jumping. Even everyday activities, such as stair climbing and squatting movements place stress on the kneecap. Luckily, the cartilage under the knee cap acts as a shock ab...

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Cervical Spondylosis

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Cervical spondylosis is a condition that occurs as a result of changes in the spinal discs in the neck due to aging. Cervical spondylosis is so common; it is estimated that it affects about 85 percent of people over the age of 60, according to Americ...

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