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Joint diseases

Joint injuries can be caused by dislocations or strains that force them out of position. Inflammation and swelling are signs of damage. Learn more.

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a common chronic joint disease that may cause disability and pain. Find out about how to manage it.

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Knee diseases

Links to trusted information about knee diseases.

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Temporomandibular joint disorder

Trusted information about temporomandibular joint disorder including what it is, symptoms, treatment options and self-care advice.

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Rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever is a serious inflammatory disease that affects the body's connective tissues, especially those of the heart, joints, brain and skin. Follow these links to trusted information about rheumatic fever.

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Osteoarthritis symptoms

Information on osteoarthritis signs and symptoms and possible affected joints. Links to trusted resources.

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Baker’s cysts

Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Find out more about Baker's cyst and treatment by reading our trusted partner content.

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Arthroscopy of the elbow

An arthroscopy of your elbow allows your surgeon to diagnose and treat problems affecting the joint, without the need for a large cut on your skin.

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Open TMJ surgery

Open TMJ surgery is an operation to diagnose and treat problems in your temporomandibular joint.

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TMJ arthroscopy

A TMJ arthroscopy is an operation to diagnose and treat problems in your temporomandibular joint, without the need for a large cut on your skin.

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