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Joint diseases

A joint is where two bones meet, like at the knee or shoulder. Joint injuries can be caused by dislocations or strains that force them out of position.
Inflammation (arthritis) and swelling (bursitis, fluid on a joint) are signs of damage. They can be painful, reducing movement and may require drug treatment or surgery. Follow the links below to find trusted information about joint diseases.

Last reviewed: February 2014

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Movalis Tablets - myDr.com.au

Movalis Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis | myVMC

Pigmented villonodular synovitis refers to the swelling of joints, most commonly knee and hip, that results in fluid production and may damage the bones.

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Bursal Injection

A bursal injection is a pain-relieving procedure that uses small doses of corticosteroid and local anaesthetic medication injected directly into the bursa using ultrasound guidance. The pain relief and swelling reduction will help the function of the soft tissues on either side of the bursa, which in turn can allow physiotherapy treatment to be more effective. This procedure is most often used for bursas around the shoulder and hip, but might also be helpful in many other areas.

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Osteoarthritis - Lab Tests Online AU

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease caused by wear and tear of the joint cartilage and the formation of new bone (bone spurs) at the edges of the joints. The cartilage of the affected joint wears down until there is none left and the opposing bones rub together. The joints most commonly affected are those of the hips, knees, fingers, big toe and spine. Risk factors for osteoarthritis include age, female sex, obesity and joint injury.

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Psoriasis Subtypes | myVMC

Psoriasis is a disease which affects multiple systems within the body, predominantly the skin and the joints. Skin disease which can present in multiple different ways and degrees of severity is the hallmark of psoriasis. The severity of psoriasis is defined in terms of how much body surface area and which body parts are involved.

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Treatment of Psoriasis | myVMC

Psoriasis is a disease which affects multiple systems within the body, predominantly the skin and the joints. Skin disease which can present in multiple different ways and degrees of severity is the hallmark of psoriasis. The severity of psoriasis is defined in terms of which body parts and how much body surface area are involved.

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Rheumatic Fever & Rheumatic Heart Disease | myVMC

Information on the symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of Rheumatic fever by professional health specialists.

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Osteoarthritis | myVMC

Osteoarthritis: Information on the symptoms of Osteoarthritis, itstreatment and diagnosis including complications of Osteoarthritis written by health professonals.

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Arcoxia Tablets - myDr.com.au

Arcoxia Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Arthritis (formerly Arthritis Victoria) - MOVE

MOVE muscle, bone & joint health (formerly Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria) is a national charity dedicated to improve the quality of life of people with, or at risk of developing, muscle, bone and joint conditions.

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