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  1. Bone Spur Discusses bone spur, a bony growth formed on normal bone. Includes info on common sites forbone spurs like the heel and shoulder. Covers causes, symptoms, and how they are diagnosed. Discusses treatment with medicines or surgery.
  2. Medicines forbone loss
  3. Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  4. Patellar Tracking Disorder Discusses patellar tracking disorder, a problem that causes kneecap instability. Covers causes and symptoms. Covers treatment with physical therapy and surgery for severe cases. Links to exercises that can be done at home.
  5. Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) Discusses temporomandibular disorders (TMD, TMJ). Describes symptoms, including problems with jaw movement, pain in and around the jaw joints, and headaches caused by bruxism. Discusses treatment with occlusal splints. Offers home treatment tips.
  6. Physical Therapy for Temporomandibular Disorders
  7. Patellar Tracking Disorder: Exercises
  8. Knee Arthritis: Treatments Learn about the different treatment options for knee arthritis, and hear stories of what others have tried.
  9. Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  10. Temporomandibular Disorder: Should I Have Surgery for Jaw Pain? Guides through decision to have surgery for jaw pain (TMD). Includes symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and treatment options. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  11. Home Treatment for Herniated Disc Pain Learn how home treatment of back and leg pain from a herniated disc can help you avoid surgery.
  12. Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  13. Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  14. Multiple Sclerosis: Other Treatments Under Study
  15. Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  16. Cerebral Palsy: Controversial Treatments
  17. Knee Arthritis: Nonsurgical Treatments Learn about different treatmentsfor knee arthritis other than surgery.
  18. Brace (Orthotic) Treatment for Scoliosis
  19. Treatment for ACL Injuries in Children and Teens
  20. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  21. Treatment for Stroke-Related Spasticity
  22. Cleft Palate Treatment After Surgery
  23. Navicular (Scaphoid) Fracture of the Wrist Discusses a break in the navicular (scaphoid) bone, one of the bones in the wrist. Covers causes and symptoms, such as pain, tenderness, and swelling. Discusses diagnosis using X-rays. Covers treatment with arm cast, splint, or surgery.
  24. ACL Injury: Exercises to Do Before Treatment
  25. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Treatment With Heat, Cold, or Water
  26. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Adult Treatments That May Be Used in Children
  27. Spinal Stenosis: Home Treatment and Physical Therapy Learn how home treatment and physical therapy can help you avoid surgery.
  28. Sciatica Covers causes of sciatica such as a bulging or ruptured disc, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs. Looks at symptoms such as pain in your back or buttocks. Includes treatment with a cold pack, medicines, and exercises to relieve pain.
  29. Osteoporosis Covers causes and symptoms of osteoporosis in women. Looks at treatment with medicine. Includes steps to slow bone loss with exercise, eating healthy foods, and quitting smoking. Covers protecting yourself from falling to prevent broken bones.
  30. Bunions Explains what bunions are and how they develop. Lists symptoms. Covers behaviors that increase risk of developing bunions. Looks at treatment options, including medicines and surgery. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  31. Broken Nose (Nasal Fracture) Covers how broken noses can happen. Discusses symptoms such as nose pain, swelling, and crooked or bent appearance. Covers diagnosis and treatment. Also covers possible complications, such as infection and breathing difficulty.
  32. Dupuytren's Disease Describes disease and factors that increase risk. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
  33. Ganglions Discusses ganglions, small cysts that look like bumps often on hands and wrists. Covers exams and tests used to diagnose ganglions. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Offers home treatment tips.
  34. Hammer, Claw, and Mallet Toes Discusses causes and symptoms of hammer, claw, and mallet toes. Covers diagnosis (including specific tests and exams). Looks at treatment options, including surgery. Also offers home treatment tips.
  35. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through treatment choices for lumbar spinal stenosis. Covers tests used to diagnose and guide treatment. Discusses treatment with medicines, lifestyle changes, physical therapy, or surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  36. Fibromyalgia Information on fibromyalgia, a syndrome that causes people to feel pain even when there is no injury. Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Includes info on treatments such as medicines, exercise therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
  37. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Problems, Noninjury Explains possible causes of toe, foot, and ankle problems. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  38. Hip Fracture Covers causes of hip fractures. Includes list of things that increase risk. Describes symptoms and how hip fractures are diagnosed. Covers treatment choices. Offers prevention tips, including ways to slow osteoporosis.
  39. Osteoarthritis Covers the causes and symptoms of osteoarthritis. Covers possible treatments with over-the-counter pain medicines and prescription medicines. Includes info on home treatment for joint pain, including using heat or ice, staying at a healthy weight, and exercise.
  40. Necrotizing Fasciitis (Flesh-Eating Bacteria) Discusses rare flesh-eating bacterial infection. Includes info on Fournier gangrene. Covers symptoms and how it is diagnosed. Looks at treatment with medicine, surgery, and oxygen therapy. Covers treatment for complications caused by the infection.
  41. Ankylosing Spondylitis Discusses ankylosing spondylitis, a condition that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the spine. Covers causes and symptoms. Looks at treatment with conditioning exercises, medicines, and surgery. Offers home treatment tips.
  42. Lyme Disease Discusses Lyme disease, an infection spread by ticks. Includes info on deer ticks. Covers symptoms and Lyme disease tests. Covers treatment with antibiotics. Includes info on complications from not treating Lyme disease. Offers prevention tips.
  43. Cervical Spinal Stenosis Covers narrowing of spinal canal in the neck. Looks at symptoms like pain or numbness in neck, shoulders, arms, hands, or legs caused by squeezing of nerves and cord. Discusses treatment with medicine, exercise, physical therapy, and surgery.
  44. Flatfoot (Pes Planus) Defines flatfoot, its causes, and who is affected by the condition. Lists symptoms and discusses treatment options. Offers pictures of exercises that may help.
  45. Arm Problems, Noninjury Covers problems like swelling or arm pain caused by overuse, arthritis, and hormone changes. Links to info on bursitis and osteoarthritis. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  46. Broken Toe Briefly covers symptoms and diagnosis of a broken toe. Discusses treatment options, which include home care and surgery.
  47. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Covers the four courses of MS: relapsing-remitting, secondary progressive, primary progressive, and progressive relapse. Discusses early and advanced symptoms. Also covers complications. Discusses diagnosis and treatment. Includes info on pregnancy and MS.
  48. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.
  49. Plantar Fasciitis Covers plantar fasciitis, a common cause of heel pain. Discusses causes, including flat feet or tight Achilles tendon. Covers treatment to relieve pain and improve strength and flexibility. Discusses what increases your risk and offers prevention tips.
  50. Tennis Elbow Covers symptoms of tennis elbow, including pain around the elbow. Covers activities that increase risk, like gardening, swimming, or golf. Looks at treatment options, including surgery. Offers prevention tips, including photos of exercises that may help.
  51. Leg Injuries Helps you check symptoms of leg injuries caused during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, and work or projects around home. Includes bruises, swelling, sprains, pulled muscles, and broken bones. Discusses treatment and prevention.
  52. Clubfoot Describes clubfoot and what causes it. Covers symptoms and diagnosis. Also covers treatment, including surgery and nonsurgical methods. Offers info on when clubfoot might point to a more serious problem.
  53. Baker's Cyst Discusses Baker's cyst (also called popliteal cyst), a pocket of fluid that forms a lump behind the knee. Covers causes such as swelling from arthritis and knee injury. Discusses symptoms. Covers treatment, including things to do at home and surgery.
  54. Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers causes and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with medicine, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Discusses things you can do at home to relieve your symptoms and help control the disease. Includes importance of regular checkups.
  55. Elbow Problems, Noninjury Looks at conditions, such as gout, pinched nerve, bursitis, tennis elbow, and golfer's elbow, that may cause elbow problems. Offers interactive tool to help you decide when to see the doctor. Covers home treatment and prevention tips.
  56. Heat After an Injury
  57. Dupuytren's Disease: Should I Have Hand Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for Dupuytren's disease. Includes other treatmentsfor Dupuytren's disease. Describes the two types of surgery usually done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  58. Physical Therapy for Knee Arthritis
  59. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Covers the causes and symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, also called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Looks at treatment with NSAIDs, physical therapy, and possibly shots of steroid medicine. Includes tips for helping your child cope with JIA.
  60. Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises to Relieve Pain Discusses exercises to stretch and strengthen the plantar fascia ligament and Achilles tendon. Has illustrations of exercises. Covers exercises to avoid. Offers other tips like resting or icing to help relieve heel pain.
  61. Groin Problems and Injuries Discusses groin problems and injuries. Looks at acute injuries, hernias, rashes, and other groin problems in children. Covers signs and symptoms. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Covers emergencies such as severe pain and signs of shock.
  62. Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through the decision to have surgery for a herniated disc in the low back. Describes the types of surgery available, as well as nonsurgical treatment. Lists the benefits and risks of both types of treatment. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  63. Rotator Cuff Problems: Should I Have Surgery? Guides you through the decision to have surgery for rotator cuff disorders. Lists risks and benefits of surgery. Talks about other treatment. Explains rehabilitation for rotator cuff surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you decide.
  64. Inguinal Hernia Provides information on hernias. Focuses on inguinal hernias. Briefly describes femoral and abdominal wall hernias. Covers symptoms and treatment with surgery.
  65. Lumbar Herniated Disc Discusses herniated disc, which is also called a slipped or ruptured disc. Covers symptoms like back pain, numbness, and weakness. Looks at sciatica and bulging disc. Discusses nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Offers prevention tips.
  66. Plantar Fasciitis: Should I Have Surgery for Heel Pain? Guides through the decision to have surgery for plantar fasciitis to relieve foot and heel pain. Covers alternative treatments, including stretching exercises and orthotics. Discusses risks. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  67. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems, Noninjury Covers finger, hand, and wrist problems caused by medical conditions and overuse. Offers symptom check list. Includes worksheet to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  68. Fractured Rib Discusses symptoms of a fractured rib, such as pain and difficulty when breathing and pain around fractured area. Covers how fractured ribs are diagnosed. Looks at treatment choices. Offers home care tips to prevent pneumonia.
  69. Finger, Hand, and Wrist Injuries Details types of injuries to the fingers, hands, and wrists. Discusses possible emergency situations. Includes worksheet to help you decide when to seek care. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  70. Rotator Cuff Problems: Exercises You Can Do at Home
  71. Achilles Tendon Rupture: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for an Achilles tendon rupture. Describes different types of treatment and when surgery is the best option. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  72. Spondyloarthropathies Covers causes and symptoms of spondyloarthropathies, a family of long-term (chronic) diseases of joints. Looks at specific symptoms of each type. Discusses treatment with mild exercise, over-the-counter medicines, and other options.
  73. Arthritis: Should I Have Shoulder Replacement Surgery? Guides through decision to have shoulder replacement surgery. Discusses what happens in shoulder replacement and what to expect after surgery. Also covers other treatments that you might try to manage osteoarthritis. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  74. Hammer, Claw, or Mallet Toe: Should I Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have surgery for hammer, claw, or mallet toe. Includes symptoms of hammer, claw and mallet toe and describes nonsurgical treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  75. Degenerative Disc Disease Covers causes and symptoms of changes in your spinal discs as you age. Includes changes that can result in back or neck pain, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Looks at treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  76. Physical Rehabilitation for ACL Injuries
  77. Sprained Ankle: Rehabilitation Exercises
  78. Toe, Foot, and Ankle Injuries Discusses common toe, foot, and ankle injuries. Covers home treatment and basic foot care. Offers injury prevention tips.
  79. ACL Injury: Should I Have Knee Surgery? Guides through decision to have knee surgery for an ACL injury. Compares surgery to rest, exercise, and rehabilitation as treatment for an ACL injury. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  80. Inguinal Hernia: Should I Have Surgery Now, or Should I Wait? Guides you through decision to have inguinal hernia surgery. Looks at the two types of surgery for treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  81. RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation Learn steps you can take at home to reduce pain and swelling after a sprain or strain.
  82. Meniscus Tear: Rehabilitation Exercises
  83. Rehabilitation Programs for Multiple Sclerosis
  84. Osteoarthritis: Exercising With Arthritis Covers exercises that are helpful for a person with osteoarthritis. Includes aerobic, strength, and flexibility exercises, and tips to motivate yourself. Includes things to avoid. Looks at why it is important to exercise and gives tips on how to exercise.
  85. Arthritis: Should I Have Knee Replacement Surgery? Guides through decision to have knee replacement surgery for osteoarthritis. Describes other surgeries and treatment options used to decrease osteoarthritis pain. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  86. Scoliosis: Should My Child Have Surgery? Guides through decision to have your child have surgery for scoliosis. Discusses curves of the spine and when surgery is normally the best choice for treatment. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  87. Gout Includes information on gout, a type of arthritis caused by too much uric acid in the body. Info on symptoms, including swelling and pain that is often in the big toe. Covers how a diet high in purines can raise uric acid levels. Discusses diagnosis and treatment.
  88. Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem? Asks questions that help you find out if your low back problem might be helped by surgery. Results help you talk with your doctor about back pain or other symptoms like leg pain. Helps you talk with your doctor about surgery and other treatment options.
  89. Hip Dysplasia: Caring for Your Child in a Body (Spica) Cast
  90. Elbow Injuries Covers common causes of elbow injuries. Discusses injuries caused by sudden injury and those caused by overuse. Discusses treatment options. Offers interactive tool to help you decide when to see a doctor. Covers home treatment and prevention tips.
  91. Arthritis: Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis Covers creating and following a plan to help manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Discusses early treatment with exercise and medicine to limit joint damage. Includes tips for coping with chronic joint pain, fatigue, and stiffness.
  92. Osteoporosis: Should I Take Bisphosphonate Medicines? Guides you through decision to take bisphosphonate medicines for osteoporosis. Lists medicine names like alendronate (Fosamax) and risedronate (Actonel). Lists risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  93. Occupational Therapy for People With Chronic Disease
  94. Knee Problems and Injuries Looks at sudden injuries like meniscus tears or torn ligaments that cause knee pain. Covers injuries like bursitis and tendinitis caused by overuse. Includes tool to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  95. Deciding About Herniated Disc Surgery Compare pros and cons, including risks and benefits, of having herniated disc surgery.
  96. Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis
  97. Tennis Elbow: Stretches and Strengthening Exercises
  98. Head Injury, Age 4 and Older Looks at common causes of minor and serious head injuries. Discusses possible head injury emergencies. Offers tool to help you check symptoms and decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  99. Multiple Sclerosis: Medicines for Muscle Stiffness and Tremors
  100. Physical Therapy for Spinal Stenosis

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