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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms often present pain and swelling in the hands and feet symmetrically, and include physical and emotional changes such as joint stiffness, fatigue, fever, and depression.
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What Is Hip Osteoarthritis?

Hip osteoarthritis is the third most common type of osteoarthritis, and can affect daily activities. Pain can develop from changes in the hip’s cartilage, bone, and other soft tissues.
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Knee Exercises for Arthritis

Exercise can be as effective in reducing knee pain as over-the-counter medications. Exercise can also increase the knee’s range of motion, foster healthy cartilage, and encourage weight reduction.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment

Treatment for ankylosing spondylitis centers around managing the back pain symptoms through activity modification, low impact exercise, and physical therapy.

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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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Ankle Osteoarthritis Causes

Ankle osteoarthritis is often preceded by an ankle injury, and may initially feel like the old injury acting up. Other factors may also play a role in the development of ankle arthritis.

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