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1.  Joint Pain
Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body's joints. Joint pain is a common complaint, and does not typically require a hospita...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
2.  Arthritis
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints (the points where bones meet) in one or more areas of the body. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, all of which have different causes and treatment methods. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Joint tenderness
  • Knee stiff
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic pain
3.  What Is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease, causes inflammation of the joints in the body. Explore our doctor-reviewed health articles and learn more about osteoarthritis.
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Knee stiff
  • Chronic pain
  • Joint tenderness
4.  Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview
Learn about rheumatoid arthritis information, causes, symptoms and treatments. Explore our doctor-reviewed articles and read more now!
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Tendon inflammation
  • Tired
  • Arm pain
5.  Sprains & Strains
Sprain refers to damage or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule. Strain refers to damage or tearing of a muscle.
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Swollen feet
  • Body ache
  • Knee stiff
6.  CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating disorder characterized by intense fatigue that cannot be cured with sleep. Mental and physical activities may cause your symptoms to worsen. When your fatigue cannot b...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Headache
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Decreased libido
7.  What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by unexplained pain in muscles and joints throughout the body. Read our doctor-reviewed articles and learn about fibromyalgia now.
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Chronic pain
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Abdominal bloating
8.  Bursitis
Bursae are fluid-filled sacs found in your joints. They surround the areas where tendons, skin, and muscle tissues meet bones. The lubrication they add helps reduce friction during movement. Bursitis is an inflammatio...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Foot pain
  • Arm pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Heel pain
9.  Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability. In more advanced cases, th...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Stooped-over position
  • Unintentional weight loss
10.  Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a type of arthritis that occurs in people with psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin disease where itchy, scaly red patches appear on the skin and scalp. According to The National Psoriasi...
Symptoms:
  • Joint pain
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Joint swelling
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