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  • Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and swelling in your heel.

  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis

    Pigmented villonodular synovitis is a joint problem that usually affects the hip or knee. It also can occur in the…

  • Reactive Arthritis

    Reactive arthritis occurs when your immune system reacts to an infection somewhere else in your body. It can affect your…

  • Appendicitis

    Appendicitis is inflammation or infection in your appendix. If not treated, your appendix can burst. This can be serious, even…

  • Sever's Disease

    Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that occurs in children. It is painful and caused by swelling of the…

  • Osteochondritis Dissecans

    Osteochondritis dissecans is a joint problem. It occurs when an area of bone under a piece of cartilage in the…

  • Hammer Toe

    When a person has hammer toe, the end of their toe bends downward and the middle joint curls up. Over…

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    Patellofemoral pain is a knee condition. It’s most common in people who participate in high-impact activities that include jumping and…

  • Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast, usually caused by an infection. It can cause breast pain, tenderness, and flu-like…

  • Lupus

    Lupus is a disease that causes your immune system to become overactive and attack healthy cells and tissue. Lupus can…

  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes muscle pain and general fatigue.

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a hip problem. It starts if the growing end of the thigh bone slips from…

  • Helping Older Adults Deal With Life-Changing Events

    Learn how to help your loved one cope with life-changing events, such as the death of a loved one, newly…

  • Ovarian Cyst

    An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in or on a woman’s ovary. They are very common. Most go away…