Post-Traumatic Arthritis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

" Arthritis " is defined as inflammation of a joint. The most common cause is wearing out of joint surface cartilage ( osteoarthritis ). Post-traumatic arthritis is a common form of osteoar…

Bone Spurs (Osteophytes): Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

A bone spur, also called an osteophyte, is a smooth, bony lump that grows off a bone. Bone spurs develop over long periods of time, usually near joints (where two or more bones meet). bone spur Who g…

Bone Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Types, Treatment

Bone cancer is the term for several different  cancers  that develop in the bones. When cancer cells grow in a bone, it can harm normal bone tissue. The type of cell and tissue where the cancer begin…

Knee Pain: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Knee pain can occur for many reasons, most commonly because of overuse, injuries or arthritis. You can experience knee pain at any age, but older people are more likely to develop it due to degenerat…

Joint Pain: Symptoms, Signs, Causes & Treatment

Joint discomfort is common and usually felt in the hands, feet, hips, knees, or spine. Pain may be constant or it can come and go. Sometimes the joint can feel stiff, achy, or sore. Some patients com…

Hip Pain: Causes, Treatments, and When to Seek Help

Hip pain can occur because of  arthritis , injuries or problems with your hip socket. People of all ages can experience hip pain, but older people are more likely to develop it due to arthritis and b…

Gait Disorders: When the Patient Can't Walk the Walk

Gait is a person’s pattern of walking. Walking involves balance and coordination of muscles so that the body is propelled forward in a rhythm, called the stride. There are numerous possibilities that…