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Hip Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Hip osteoarthritis can cause pain in the hip, groin, or low back. It may come with stiffness, a loss of range of motion, and joint popping sounds.

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Exercise can be as effective in reducing knee pain as over-the-counter medication, and can increase range of motion, foster healthy cartilage, and help lose weight.

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When Hand Pain Is Osteoarthritis

Painful, stiff hands can be a sign of osteoarthritis. It occurs when the cartilage between the small bones of the knuckle and wrist joints deteriorates.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview Video

Over 2 million Americans, or 1% of the population, are living with rheumatoid arthritis. Learn the symptoms of this autoimmune disorder and chronic type of inflammatory arthritis.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Medications that decrease inflammation are used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, and physical therapy and exercise help reduce pain and improve mobility.

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Shoulder Osteoarthritis Video

This physician reviewed shoulder osteoarthritis video lays out the symptoms and treatment options for patients with pain from shoulder cartilage degeneration.

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