Bones, Joints, Muscles and Connective Tissue Diseases

Text Neck Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Mobile devices like cellular phones have become a common part of daily life. Despite the advantages of this technology, there are also health risks associated with prolonged and improper uses of these devices. One such risk is the strain to the neck and upper back when using mobile phones. This is known as text neck and >> Read More ...

Lump Behind Knee – Causes, Other Symptoms, Treatment

Finding a lump behind the knee can be concerning for most people but it usually is not a serious condition. Often it is due to collection of fluid within the knee joint. Sometimes even pus or blood may collect behind the knee and be felt as a lump. There are instances where solid lumps behind the knee can be tumors and >> Read More ...

Shoulder Bursitis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

The shoulders are composed of several structures, such as muscles and tendons, ligaments and joints. One of the often ignored structures are the bursae. These small pouches can become inflamed. It can cause significant pain, reduces range of motion and affects a person’s ability to use their arm. Of the various types >> Read More ...

9 Signs of Arthritis (Joint Inflammation Early and Late Signs)

Arthritis is a joint problem that can affect any age group. It tends to be more common as a person gets onlder. The two common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Osteoarthritis affects about 20 million Americans while rheumatoid arthritis affects about 1.3 million people in the >> Read More ...
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