General Orthopedic Conditions

Treatment/Condition

Definition

Arthritis ArthritisInflammation of the joint causing redness, heat, swelling and pain.
Arthroscopy ArthroscopyMinimally invasive joint surgery.
Cast Care Cast Care	Learn the proper way to take care of your cast after suffering an injury.
Cumulative Trauma Disorders Cumulative Trauma Disorders	A group of diseases affecting the soft tissues of the body.
Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia	A syndrome causing widespread pain and fatigue throughout the body.
Gout GoutA disease that causes the build-up of uric acid in the body.
Joint Injections for Arthritis Joint Injections for Arthritis	An injection of medication directly into the affected joint.
Lyme Disease Lyme Disease	An inflammatory disease caused by tick bites.
Medications for Arthritis Medications for Arthritis	A guide to prescription and over-the-counter medications for arthritis.
Muscle Cramps Muscle Cramps	Caused when muscle fibers contract on their own.
Nutraceuticals Nutraceuticals	Dietary supplements.
Nutrition and Surgery Nutrition and Surgery	Help your body heal well after surgery by choosing the most nutritious diet.
Osteoarthritis OsteoarthritisWearing away of the cushioning cartilage between joints.
Osteoporosis OsteoporosisA disease in which the bones begin losing their minerals and support beams, leaving the skeleton brittle and prone to fractures.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Platelet-Rich Plasma	A medical treatment being used for a wide range of musculoskeletal problems.
Postsurgical Infection How to help prevent an infection after a surgical procedure.
Psoriatic Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis	A type of joint disease that occurs in roughly people who have psoriasis (skin disease).
Rehabilitation for Arthritis A rehabilitation program can help you maintain and even improve your joints' strength and mobility.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis	A disease in which the immune system mostly attacks tissues in the joints,
Septic Arthritis Septic Arthritis	An infection inside a joint that is caused by bacteria.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic Lupus Erythematosus	An autoimmune disease of the body's connective tissues.
Tendonitis TendonitisInflammation of a tendon caused by injury.
Viral Arthritis Viral Arthritis	Some viruses cause joint pain and inflammation (swelling, redness, and heat).