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Bursitis
A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that cushions a joint. When a bursa becomes inflamed, the condition is known as bursitis.
Gout
Gout is marked by inflamed, painful joints because of the formation of crystal deposits in them.
Infectious Arthritis
Infectious arthritis is an infection in the joint fluid and tissues. Different bacteria and viruses can infect a joint and usually are associated with a person's age.
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease that affects mostly middle-aged and older adults.
How to Prevent Osteoarthritis
The less unnecessary stress you put on your joints, the less likely they are to wear out prematurely.
Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis associated with psoriasis, a chronic skin and nail disease.
Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)
Reactive arthritis, also known as Reiter's syndrome, is a type of arthritis that occurs as a reaction to an infection somewhere in the body.
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Detailed information on ankylosing spondylitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Detailed information on juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, including cause, symptom, diagnosis, and treatment
Fibromyalgia
Detailed information on fibromyalgia, including cause, triggers, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Detailed information on rheumatoid arthritis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment