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What Is Osteoarthritis?

Joint pain may be a sign of osteoarthritis. Learn how the breakdown of cartilage, underlying bone, and other soft tissues can lead to pain and stiffness in the hands, knees, hips, and other joints.

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Hip Bursitis Symptoms

Common symptoms of hip bursitis include pain and tenderness at the outside of the hip that worsens with certain activities, aching pain, and radiating pain.

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Shoulder Stretches

Shoulder stretches for osteoarthritis can be done once or twice a day to help maintain or increase the shoulder's range of motion. Sample shoulder stretches for osteoarthritis include the overhead shoulder stretch, the crossover shoulder stretch, and the towel shoulder stretch.


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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 acting up. Other factors may also play a role in the development of ankle arthritis.

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