Bones, Joints, Muscles and Connective Tissue Diseases

6 Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis (Psoriasis Joint Problems)

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects about 1 in 50 Americans. It is characterized by exessive itchiness, sometimes causing a person to scratch until they bleed, as well patches of thickened skin which sheds. Despite the discomfort and debilitating effect on the life of a person living with psoriasis, there is an >> Read More ...

Achilles Tendonitis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

Tendons are the bands of connective tissue that connects muscles to bones. It pulls against bones when muscles contract and together with the joints, these structures allow for movement of different body parts. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, located at the back of the ankle. It has to contend with >> Read More ...

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 ...
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