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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis symptoms often present pain and swelling in the hands and feet symmetrically, and include joint stiffness, fatigue, fever, and depression.

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Osteoarthritis Treatment

There are many osteoarthritis treatments available today, with some such as physical therapy considered standard, some less common and possibly controversial ones.

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All About Anterior Hip Replacement

Anterior hip replacement surgeries are different from traditional hip replacements, and have advantages and disadvantages compared to traditional hip replacements.

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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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