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Shoulder Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Pain and stiffness at the back of the shoulder is a major symptom of shoulder osteoarthritis. Other signs include shoulder impingement and crepitus.

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Knee Pain and Arthritis

Knee joint pain and discomfort from arthritis can be experienced in different ways: a dull ache, a sharp, stabbing pain, stiffness, warmth, and swelling.

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Trigger Finger (Stenosing Tenosynovitis)

Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, occurs when the fingers' tendon sheaths become inflamed, often in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

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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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Ankle Osteoarthritis Causes

Ankle osteoarthritis is often preceded by an ankle injury, and may initially feel like the old injury, but there are other determining factors as well.

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